RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report.
Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).
Portsmouth, NH-based JUMPIN JAY’S FISH CAFE (founded 2000) has increased by 1 unit, from 9 to 10 (11% company growth), with the addition of a new concept called Franklin House Oyster Bar. This new concept marks the company’s entrance into MA. Other company concepts are Dos Amigos Burritos (4), Jumpin Jay’s Fish Café (1), Moxy Restaurant (1), Red Door (1), Vida Cantina (1) and White Heron Tea & Coffee (1). The restaurants are mostly upscale, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $15-$50+ per person check average. Multiple types of cuisine are served. The restaurants have full bar service and average seating for about 150. Banquet facilities are available. The restaurants trade in MA and NH.
Overland Park, KS-based K C HOPPS LTD (founded 1993) has increased by 1 unit for the Stroud’s concept, from 3 to 4 (33% concept growth). Other concepts are 75th St Brewery (1), 810 Zone (1), Barley’s Brewhaus (3), Blue Moose Bar And Grill (4) and O’dowd’s Little Dublin (1). The restaurants are family/casual bar and grill concepts, open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $8-$20+, with full bar and average seating for about 250. Catering and banquet services are available. Trading areas are KS and MO.
Spokane, WA-based PIZZA PIPELINE (founded 1988) has increased by 1 unit, from 11 to 12 (9% growth). This quick serve pizzeria is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Delivery and online ordering services are available. Locations are in OR and WA.
Missoula, MT-based HUHOT MONGOLIAN GRILL (founded 1999) has increased 3 units from 56 to 59 (10% growth). These fast casual Asian style restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Seating is for about 150 and catering is available. Locations are franchised. Trading areas are CO, IA, IN, KS, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, OK, SC, SD, TX, UT, WA and WI.
Watertown, NY-based JRECK SUBS (founded 1967) has increased 3 units from 37 to 40 (10% growth). These quick serve sandwich restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Seating is for about 30. All locations are in NY.
Deerfield, IL-based BAB INC (founded 1993) has added new concepts, Brewster’s Coffee (1) and Jacob’s Bagels Bros (1) for an overall company increase from 77 to 89 (5% growth). Other company concepts include: Big Apple Bagels (57), My Favorite Muffin (18) and Sweet Duet Frozen Yogurt & Gourmet Muffins (2). These quick serve bakery/cafes are open for breakfast and lunch, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 30 and catering is available. Locations are franchised. The restaurants are located in CA, CO, FL, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NE, NJ, NV, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WA and WI.
Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts
Concepts with 20 units or less who grew by at least 2 units.
Albuquerque, NM-based DION’S PIZZA (founded 1978) has increased by 2 units, from 20 to 22 (10% growth). These family/casual pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Average unit seats about 100. Catering, delivery and online ordering options are available. Trading areas are CO, NM and TX.
Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Culver City, CA-based TENDER GREENS (founded 2006) has increased by 1 unit, from 23 to 24 (4% growth). This fast casual salad restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and average seating is for about 60. Catering and online ordering are available. All the restaurants trade in CA. We last featured this concept on 5/26/15 (10% growth).
West Palm Beach, FL-based ROCCO’S TACOS & TEQUILA BAR (founded 2007) has increased 1 unit from 6 to 7 (20% growth). These family/casual Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 100. Trading areas are FL and NY. We last featured this concept on 12/2/14 (20% growth).
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