Acclaimed Japanese ramen restaurant joins forces with restaurant development leader to expand in New York DMA
JINYA Ramen Bar is gearing itself up for monumental growth as it announces its latest partnership with Doherty Enterprises, Inc. that will fuel the development of JINYA stores in the New York DMA.
Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises is a renowned restaurant company that owns and operates over 130 locations across multiple states. Its diverse portfolio includes popular brands such as Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread and Chevys Fresh Mex, in addition to its concepts – The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas.
“We are delighted to join forces with Doherty Enterprises to develop JINYA throughout the northeast,” said JINYA CEO and Founder Tomo Takahashi. “With their extensive experience and strong presence in their home market, Doherty Enterprises is the perfect partner to help us expand our footprint in this vibrant region.”
The partnership aims to bring the exceptional JINYA experience to communities across New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. It will also align with JINYA’s dedication to delivering unparalleled quality with Doherty Enterprises’ extensive experience and strong presence in the restaurant industry.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with Tomo and his team to bring JINYA Ramen Bar to the New York DMA,” said Doherty Enterprises President & COO Tim Doherty. “JINYA offers fantastic food, from their slow-simmered ramen to their incredible and unique small plates. With its cool, modern, yet warm environment and vibe, as well as an impressive support network for its franchisees, JINYA is a natural fit for Doherty Enterprises. We look forward to rapidly expanding the brand throughout our market.”
At JINYA, experience ramen like it’s meant to be – with thick, rich broth in perfect balance with flavorful noodles. Discover a wide array of authentic toppings, from tender pork chashu to a perfectly cooked and seasoned poached egg to fresh garlic. Then, elevate the experience further by pairing it with tapas or a craft beer. JINYA is ramen culture, where the relationship between broth and noodles is serious but delicious business. To learn more about JINYA’s full menu, visit jinyaramenbar.com.
Founded in 2010 by Tomo Takahashi – who was named among the most influential restaurant CEOs in the country in 2022 by Nation’s Restaurant News – JINYA Holdings, Inc. operates JINYA Ramen Bar, bushi by JINYA, Robata JINYA, LBD Japanese Bar and Lounge, and JINYA Ramen Express. The parent company has over 50 restaurants in its portfolio with multiple new locations in the pipeline. JINYA Holdings’ focus on kaizen – the Japanese practice of continuous improvement – means its guests will always experience the best cuisine out there across all of its brands. For more information, visit jinyaholdings.com.
Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises owns and operates more than 130 restaurants in New Jersey, New York, Florida and Georgia, including five restaurant concepts: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex and its own concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas. In addition, Doherty Enterprises is also a franchisee of Sola Salon Studios with 11 locations in Staten Island and New Jersey. Doherty Enterprises is ranked 23rd in Top 200 Franchisees in the United States by Restaurant Finance Monitor, is recognized as the 80th largest Foodservice revenue company in the United States by Nation’s Restaurant News, the 73rd largest privately held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business, and 24th largest privately held company in New Jersey by NJBIZ. The Doherty vision is to be the “Best Food Service Company in the Communities We Serve” and its mission is to “Wow Every Guest Every Time, Wow our People, Wow Our Communities and Wow Our Suppliers.” Doherty Enterprises has also been lending a helping hand to team members and their immediate families when financially burdened through the WOW a Friend Foundation. To date, the foundation has assisted more than 3,900 people and donated over $5.1 million directly back to those in need. (www.DohertyInc.com).
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