Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/10/16

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/10/16

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/10/16

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

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/10/16Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

Flushing, MI-based COFFEE BEANERY (founded 1976) has increased by 46 units, from 93 to 139 (50% growth). These fast casual coffee restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Catering is available and locations are franchised. Trading areas are AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX and VA.

Sonoma, CA-based MARY’S PIZZA SHACK (founded 1959) has increased by 1 unit, from 19 to 20 (10% growth). These family casual pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered at select locations.  Seating is for about 150. Catering is available. Restaurants are located in CA.

Culver City, CA-based COUNTER BURGER (founded 2003) has increased by 1 unit for the Counter Burger concept, from 40 to 41 (3% concept growth) and added a 5-unit concept called Built Custom Burgers.  Overall company increase was from 40 to 46 (15% company growth), entering into the state of AZ.  Counter Burger is a family/casual concept, open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average.  Beer and wine are served (select locations have full bar service).  Built Customer Burgers is fast casual, open for lunch and dinner and serving beer and wine.  Average seating at all restaurants is for about 100.  Units are franchised and trade in AZ, CA, FL, GA, HI, ID, NY, TX, VA, Ireland, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Jacksonville, FL-based SHEIK RESTAURANT (founded 1972) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth).  This quick serve sandwich shop is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Seating is for about 80.  All locations are in FL.

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

Palo Alto, CA-based PATXI’S PIZZA (founded 2004) has increased by 3 units, from 14 to 17 (21% growth).  This family/casual pizza concept is open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average.  Beer and wine are served and average seating is for about 125.  Banquet and online ordering services are available.  Trading areas are CA, CO and WA.

Dallas, TX-based SNAPPY SALADS (founded 2005) has increased by 2 units, from 7 to 9 (29% growth). This fast casual salad concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Units seat about 50 and offer catering and online ordering services.  All locations are in TX.

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

Tampa, FL-based SQUARE 1 BURGERS & BAR (founded 2006) has increased by 1 unit, from 9 to 10 (11% growth).  This family/casual burger concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average.  The restaurants have full bar service and seating for around 150.  Catering and banquet services are available.  All the restaurants trade in FL.  We featured this company on 9/29/15 (50% growth).

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