Restaurant Chain Growth Report 12/01/15



Restaurant Chain Growth Report 12/01/15

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report.

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 12/01/15Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

Irving, TX-based CHUCK E CHEESE’S (founded 1977) has increased by 14 units for the Chuck E Cheese’s concept, from 577 to 591 (2% concept growth) and by 1 unit for the Peter Piper Pizza concept, from 139 to 140 (1% concept growth).  Overall company increase was from 716 to 731 (2% company growth).  The restaurants are family/casual pizzerias, specializing in children’s parties.  Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a per person price range of $6-$15+. Beer and wine are served and seating is for around 400.  Trading areas are AZ, BC, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, ON, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, SK, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, Puerto Rico, Guam, Mexico and 7 other countries worldwide.  Franchising is available

Indiana-based SCHOOP’S HAMBURGERS (founded 1948) has increased by 1 unit, from 18 to 19 (6% growth).  This quick serve burger concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Units seat about 50.  Locations are in IL and IN.  Franchising is available.

Encino, CA-based GRANVILLE CAFE has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to 3 (50% growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average.  Units have full bar and average seating for about 150.  Catering, delivery and online ordering options are available.  All the restaurants are in CA.

California-based FAZ RESTAURANTS (founded 1986) has increased by 1 unit for the Faz concept, from 4 to 5 (25% concept growth).  The company also operates MacArthur Park (1 unit).  Overall company increase was from 5 to 6 (20% company growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, serving Mediterranean cuisine.  Per person check average is $10-$30+, with full bar and average seating for about 300.  Catering and banquet facilities are available. All the restaurants are in CA.

Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts
Concepts with 20 units or less who grew by at least 2 units.

Fresno, CA-based EUREKA BURGER (founded 2009) has increased by 4 units, from 14 to 18 (29% growth) and entered into TX.  This family/casual burger restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person price range.  The restaurants have full bar and seating for about 80.  Trading areas are CA, TX and WA.

Indianapolis, IN-based YATS has increased by 3 units, from 11 to 14 (27% growth) and entered into OH.  This fast casual Cajun/Creole concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average.  Seating is for about 60.  Catering and private party facilities are available.  Trading areas are IN and OH.

East Providence, RI-based PIEZONI’S (founded 1996) has increased by 2 units, from 15 to 17 (13% growth).  The restaurants are fast casual, open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Beer and wine are served and limited seating is available.  The restaurants offer catering and delivery services.  Locations are franchised and trade in MA and RI.

Repeat Growers
Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.

Dallas, TX-based BOSTON’S THE GOURMET PIZZA (founded 1964) has increased by 9 units, from 392 to 401 (2% growth) and entered into VA.  This family/casual pizzeria and sports bar concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average.  Locations seat about 250 and offer online ordering, delivery and private party services.  Locations are franchised and trade in AB, AR, AZ, BC, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, MB, MD, MI, MN, MT, NB, NL, NS, NT, OH, ON, PA, PE, PQ, SD, SK, TX, UT, VA, WA, YT and Mexico.  We last wrote about this company on 9/9/14 (3% growth).

Newport Beach, CA-based BLUEWATER GRILL SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS (founded 1996) has increased by 1 unit, from 6 to 7 (17% growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average.  Locations have full bar service and average seating for around 200.  Banquet rooms are available.  Trading areas are AZ and CA.  We last featured this concept on 6/24/15 (20% growth).

Lynden, WA-based BOB’S BURGERS & BREW (founded 1982) has increased by 1 unit, from 12 to 13 (8% growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person price range.  Locations have full bar service and seating for about 150.  Catering and private party services are available.  Locations are individually owned and operated and all trade in WA.  We last wrote about this concept on 7/29/14 (9% growth).

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