December 20, 2016

December 20, 2016

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Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators

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

New York, NY-based ACADEMIA BARILLA RESTAURANTS (founded 2004) has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to 3 (50% growth). These fast casual Italian restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 80. Catering and delivery services are offered. All the restaurants are located in NY.

Phoenix, AZ-based BARRO’S PIZZA (founded 1980) has increased by 2 units, from 35 to 37 (6% growth). These fast casual pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 50. The restaurants are all in AZ.

New York, NY-based BEAN N BEAN ORGANIC COFFEE has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth). These quick serve coffee and tea shops are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer and wine service is offered and seating is for about 50. Locations are in NY.

Vancouver, BC-based CAFE CREPE (founded 1999) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth). These family/style bakery/cafe restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 50. The restaurants are franchised and trade in BC, CA and ON.

Lima, OH-based EAST OF CHICAGO PIZZA (founded 1991) has increased by 8 units, from 74 to 82 (11% growth). These pizza buffet restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$12+ per person check average. Seating is for about 60. Online ordering and delivery options are available. Locations are franchised and trade in IN, MI, OH, SC and WV.

Queen Creek, AZ-based NATIVE GRILL & WINGS (founded 1979) has increased by 3 units, from 27 to 30 (11% growth). This family/casual concept serves American cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $8-$20+, with full bar service and average seating for about 200. Catering and banquet services are available. All the restaurants are franchised and trade in AZ and TX.

Florida-based FIVE STAR PIZZA has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to 3 (50% growth). The restaurants are quick serve, open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Delivery is available. All the locations are in FL.

 

 

Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts

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

Monroe, MI-based TIFFANY’S PIZZA (founded 1979) has increased by 3 units, from 2 to 5 (150% growth). These quick serve Italian & pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Seating is for about 30 and catering and delivery are available. Locations are all in MI.

Winter Park, FL-based 4 RIVERS SMOKEHOUSE (founded 2009) has increased by 5 units, from 9 to 14 (56% growth). These family/caual BBQ restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Seating is for about 200. Catering is available. All the restaurants are in FL.

Jupiter, FL-based BURGER AND BEER JOINT (founded 2009) has increased by 4 units, from 5 to 9 (80% growth). These family/casual burger restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar service and average seating for about 150. Catering and private party services are available. All locations are in FL. Franchising is available.

Orlando, FL-based KEKE’S BREAKFAST CAFE (founded 2006) has increased by 6 units, from 18 to 24 (33% growth). This family/casual concept is open for breakfast and lunch, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Seating is for about 100. The restaurants are franchised and trade in FL.

 

 

Repeat Growers

Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months. 

Athens, GA-based BARBERITOS (founded 200) has increased by 4 units, from 43 to 47 (9% growth). These fast casual Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 90. Catering is also available. Trading areas are FL, GA, NC, SC and TN. We last featured this concept on 9/1/15 (13% growth).

North Vancouver, BC based BEAN AROUND THE WORLD COFFEES AND COWBOY COFFEE (founded 1990) has increased by 1 unit, from 26 to 27 (4% growth). These quick serve coffee and tea restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 20. All the stores are in BC. We wrote about this company on 8/25/15 (13% growth).

 

 

 

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