Restaurant Chain Growth Report 3/28/17



Restaurant Chain Growth Report 3/28/17

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

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 3/28/17Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

Converse, TX-based BAYSEAS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT (founded 2004) has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to 3 (50% growth). These family style seafood restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Seating is for about 60. All the locations are in TX.

Huntsville, AL-based BEAUREGARD’S (founded 1995) has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth). These family style restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, serving American cuisine. Per person check average is $6-$15+. Beer and wine service is available and seating is for about 80. Catering and banquet services are also available. All the locations are in AL.

Columbus, OH-based PIADA ITALIAN STREET FOOD (founded 2010) has increased by 20 units, from 23 to 43 (87% growth). These fast casual Italian restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Beer and wine is served and seating is for about 90. Catering is available. Trading areas are IN, MI, MN, OH and TX.

Austin, TX-based TORCHY’S TACOS (founded 2006) has increased by 18 units, from 37 to 55 (49% growth). These fast casual Mexican restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine service is offered and seating is for about 50. Catering is available. Trading areas are CO and TX.

Milwaukee, WI-based VECCHIO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (founded 2004) has added a new concept called Milwaukee Beer Bistro (1) for an overall company increase from 3 to 4 (25% growth). Other company concepts include: Hubbard Park Beer Garden (1), Hubbard Park River View Restaurant (1) and Twisted Fisherman Crab Shack (1). These family style restaurants serve multiple cuisine types and are open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $10-$30+. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 60. Catering and banquet rooms are available. Trading areas are located in WI.

Atlanta, GA-based TED’S MONTANA GRILL (founded 2002) has increased by 3 units, from 45 to 48 (7% growth) and entered into DE and VA. This family/casual steakhouse concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar service and seating for about 200. Locations are franchised and trade in CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MT, NC, NY, OH, PA, TN and VA.

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

Bowling Green, OH-based PISANELLO’S PIZZA has increased by 4 units, from 16 to 20 (25% growth). These quick serve pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 20. Catering and delivery are available. Trading areas are located in MI and OH.

Dallas, TX-based R TACO (founded 2010) has increased by 10 units, from 9 to 19 (111% growth). These fast casual Mexican restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 90. Catering is available. The restaurants are franchised and trade in CO, MN and TX.

West Palm Beach, FL-based SLOAN’S ICE CREAM (founded 1999) has increased by 4 units, from 7 to 11 (57% growth). These quick serve ice cream shops are open for lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 50. Stores are franchised and trade in CA and FL.

Miami, FL-based SUSHI SAKE (founded 2010) had increased by 3 units, from 10 to 13 (30% growth). These family style sushi restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-30+ per person check average. Beer and wine service is offered and seating is for about 100. Catering and banquet services are available. Units are located in FL.

Savannah, GA-based WET WILLIES (founded 1990) has increased by 2 units, from 14 to 16 (14% growth). These family/casual American restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 100. Banquet rooms are available. Trading areas are FL, GA, NC, NJ, SC and TN.

Burlington, MA-based UFOOD GRILL (founded 1999) has increased by 5 units, from 14 to 19 (36% growth) and entered into MD, ND and VA. This fast casual concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving American cuisine. Per person price range is $6-$15+, serving beer and wine. Seating is for about 80. Catering and online ordering services are available. Trading areas are CA, DE, FL, IL, LA, MA, MD, ND, NY, SD, TX, UT, VA and WY.

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

Austin, TX-based CHUY’S (founded 1982) has increased by 18 units, from 64 to 82 (28% growth). These family style Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 200. Catering and delivery are available. Trading areas are AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, KY, MO, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX and VA. We last wrote about this company on 9/8/15 (25% growth).

Pleasanton, CA-based SPECIALTY’S CAFE & BAKERY (founded 1987) has increased by 3 units, from 53 to 56 (6% growth). This fast casual bakery/cafe concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Units seat about 70 and offer catering, delivery and online ordering options. Trading areas are CA, IL and WA. We last wrote about this concept on 9/1/15 (13% growth).

Ann Arbor, MI-based COTTAGE INN PIZZA (founded 1948) has increased by 3 units for their Cottage Inn Pizza concept, from 56 to 59 (5% concept growth) for an overall company increase from 57 to 60 (5% company growth). The company also operates The Quarter Bistro And Tavern (1). These quick serve pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 50. The Quarter Bistro is an upscale Cajun/Creole concept, with full bar and catering and banquet options. Average seating is for about 200. Company trading areas are FL, MI and OH. We wrote about this company on 10/27/15 (19% company growth)

Overland Parks, KS-based SMALLCAKES A CUPCAKERY (founded 2009) has increased by 4 units, from 86 to 90 (5% growth). These quick serve bakery/cafes are open for lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 20. The locations are franchised and trade in AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, NC, NE, NM, OK, SC, SD, TX and VA.

West Palm Beach, FL-based TOOJAY’S GOURMET DELI (founded 1981) has increased by 2 units, from 26 to 28 (8% growth). These family/casual deli restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine service is available and seating is for about 100. Catering, banquet and delivery options are available. All locations are in FL. We last wrote about this concept on 9/22/15 (4% growth).

Denver, CO-based SNARF’S SANDWICHES (founded 1996) has increased by 2 units, from 21 to 23 (10% growth). This fast casual concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Units seat about 50 and offer catering, delivery and online ordering options. Trading areas are CO, IL, MO and TX. We last featured this concept on 9/22/15 (11% growth).

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