April 4, 2017

April 4, 2017

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Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators

Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

Charlotte, NC-based SHOWMAR’S RESTAURANT (founded 1982) has increased by 2 units, from 30 to 32 (7% growth). These family style American restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 100. Catering is also available. Trading areas are NC and SC.

Little Rock, AR-based COLTON’S STEAK HOUSE & GRILL (founded 1996) has increased by 4 units, from 30 to 34 (13% growth). This family/casual steakhouse concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Restaurants have full bar service and seating for about 200. The restaurants are franchised and trade in AR, KY, MO, MS and TN.

Addison, TX-based POLLO TROPICAL (founded 1988) has increased by 22 units, from 190 to 212 (12% growth). The restaurants are fast casual, specializing in chicken. Meal periods are lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units have seating for about 50 and offer catering, online ordering and drive-thru services. Between 20% and 30% of the stores are franchised. Trading areas are FL, GA, TN and TX.

Sugar Land, TX-based TWISTERS BURGERS & BURRITOS (founded 1997) has increased by 1 unit, from 18 to 19 (6% growth). This fast casual concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Locations seat about 100 and offer catering, private party, online ordering and drive-thru services. Trading areas are CO and NM.

 

 

 

 

Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts

Concepts with 20 units or less who grew by at least 2 units.

Seattle, WA-based TOP POT DOUGHNUTS (founded 2002) has increased by 4 units, from 20 to 24 (20% growth). These quick serve donut shops are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 50. Locations are franchised and trade in TX and WA.

New York, NY-based ARTICHOKE BASILLE’S PIZZA (founded 2008) has increased by 2 units, from 7 to 9 (29% growth). These fast casual pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 50. Online ordering and delivery options are available. Trading areas are CA and NY.

Encino, CA-based GRANVILLE CAFE has increased by 2 units, from 3 to 5 (67% growth). These family casual American restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. The restaurants have a full bar and seat about 150. Catering, delivery and online ordering are available. All the restaurants are located in CA.

El Paso, TX-based WING DADDY’S SAUCE HOUSE (founded 2008) has increased by 4 units, from 16 to 20 (25% growth). These family style chicken 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. Catering is also available. The restaurants are located in TX.

New York, NY-based CORNER TABLE RESTAURANTS (founded 2001) has increased by 2 units for The Smith restaurant, from 3 to 5 (67% growth) and entered into DC. The restaurants are family/casual, serving American cuisine. Meal periods are lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Restaurants have full bar service and seating for about 100. Locations are in DC and NY.

 

 

Repeat Growers

Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months. 

Portage, IN-based GELSOSOMO’S PIZZERIA (founded 1979) has increased by 1 unit, from 10 to 11 (10% growth). These fast casual pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 100. Catering, delivery and private party options are available. Locations are franchised and are located in IL, IN and MI. We last featured this concept on 1/12/16 (11% growth).

Washington, DC-based SWEETGREEN (founded 2007) has increased by 33 units, from 33 to 66 (100% growth). These fast casual salad restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Seating is for about 20. Online ordering and private party services are available. Trading areas are CA, DC, IL, MA, MD, NY, PA and VA.

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA-based PIEOLOGY PIZZERIA (founded 2011) has increased by 38 units, from 102 to 140 (37% growth) and entered into AR, FL, IN, MD, MI, MO, NC, SC, TN and UT. This fast casual concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and average seating is for about 100. Online ordering is available. Trading areas are AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NV, OH, OR, SC, TN, TX, and UT. We featured this concept on 3/29/16 (62% growth).

 

 

 

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