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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 11/27/12

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Wichita, KS-based HOG WILD PIT BBQ has increased by 1 unit, from 6 to 7 (17% growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner.  Per person price range is $4-$10.  Seating is for […]

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VooDoo BBQ Opens First of Five Restaurants in Austin, Nation’s Best Small Business Market

VooDoo BBQ & Grill, the nation’s fastest-growing barbecue franchise, is expanding to yet another new state, Texas, in an urban market considered the best in the country for small business. Owners Brent and Malinda Willits plan to open Monday at 2601 S. Interstate 35 in Round Rock, a suburb just […]

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VooDoo BBQ Puts Tasty Hex on Barbecue Lovers

With its smoky, dry rubbed meats, spicy sauces and Southern homemade side items, VooDoo BBQ & Grill isn’t your typical chain ­barbecue place. The founders of VooDoo BBQ & Grill, longtime college friends, set out to make the eatery something different for patrons. The idea was to give customers a […]

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Interview: VooDoo BBQ’s New Executive Chef and V.P. of Operations, Gregg Frazer

Gregg Frazer, whose long career as a chef and restaurant executive has taken him from fine dining establishments in Australia to a Mississippi-based network of chain eateries, has joined the executive team at VooDoo BBQ & Grill, one of the nation’s hottest restaurant franchise systems. Frazer, 36, is the 10-year-old […]

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VooDoo BBQ Franchise Welcomes Chef and Business Vet Gregg Frazer to Executive Team

Gregg Frazer, whose long career as a chef and restaurant executive has taken him from fine dining establishments in Australia to a Mississippi-based network of chain eateries, has joined the executive team at VooDoo BBQ & Grill, one of the nation’s hottest food franchise systems. Frazer, 36, is the 10-year-old […]

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VooDoo BBQ Franchise Ushers In Fresh, New Orleans-Themed Store Design

VooDoo BBQ & Grill wants to invite you to New Orleans. The Spanish and French architecture, the history, the color, the culture, the food. There’s no place like it. Soon, when you walk into a VooDoo BBQ location, you’ll get a real taste of the Crescent City — not just […]

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Baton Rouge food review site raves about VooDoo BBQ’s atmosphere, barbecue

It’s OK to lick your fingers at our tables. We won’t judge you. In fact, we’ll ask if you need any more sauce with that. At VooDoo BBQ & Grill, that’s what we’re about: We want you to feel like you’re sitting at home with your family enjoying some of […]

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Restaurant Franchise Owners Find Opportunity Over Greens and Corn Pudding

In the summer of 2011, Brent and Malinda Willits reached a franchise agreement with VooDoo BBQ & Grill to open five VooDoo locations in Austin, Texas, a town that already has a freewheeling, anything-goes spirit — not unlike VooDoo’s home city of New Orleans – and a place where people […]

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Who Brings Unique Flavor To VooDoo BBQ Franchise? Meet Chef Angel

Every day, Chef Angel Lombrage goes to work thinking about how he can make VooDoo BBQ & Grill’s unique and flavorful barbecue dishes even better. “I try to improve and make our food better day by day,” says Lombrage, known universally as “Chef Angel,” a 41-year-old native of Haiti who […]

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Interview: Florida VooDoo BBQ & Grill franchisee Jack Flechner

Jack Flechner was a successful Five Guys franchisee who walked away from burgers and fries to start serving New Orleans flavor and magic with VooDoo BBQ & Grill Jack Flechner, 39, was a south Florida real estate attorney who decided around 2005 to get into food franchising through Five Guys […]

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VooDoo BBQ New Orleans Empire Plants Flag on Westbank

VooDoo BBQ & Grill is the hottest barbecue franchise around, with its New Orleans-style barbecue, distinctive atmosphere and rapidly growing franchise system. But it hasn’t yet set foot on the Westbank of the Mississippi River in its own hometown. Steve Stumpf plans to change all that by opening a VooDoo […]

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VooDoo BBQ Makes Big Splash in South Carolina

Since its grand opening in late February, the new VooDoo BBQ & Grill on Woodruff Road has welcomed and fed thousands with competition-style barbecue and mouth-watering side dishes — and the word is spreading. “The store, VooDoo BBQ’s first location outside Louisiana, draws about 1,200 diners per week. That number […]

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Barbecue: Food Franchising’s Next Big Trend?

The world of food franchising doesn’t lack for sub shops, fast Mexican and Chinese restaurants and burger joints. But barbecue restaurants aren’t nearly as prevalent, leading some industry experts to conclude that barbecue may be the next big trend in food franchising. “It’s a simple matter of supply and demand,” […]

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Yearning to Open a BBQ Restaurant? VooDoo BBQ Is the Way To Go

There’s a French term people use in south Louisiana when they have an urge or strong desire, usually (no surprise) for food: en vie. “Man, I’ve got an en vie for some alligator sauce piquante.” “Hey, Mama, you finish bakin’ dem stuffed mirlitons? This en vie is gonna kill me!” […]

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