May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017

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Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators

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

Washington, DC-based GOOD STUFF EATERY (founded 2008) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth). These fast casual burger restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine service is offered and seating is for about 80. Trading areas are located in DC, IL and VA.

Ann Arbor, MI-based ESPRESSO ROYALE CAFE (founded 1987) has increased by 1 unit, from 22 to 23 (5% growth). These quick serve coffee shops are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 40 and catering is available. Trading areas are located in IL, MI, MN and WI.

Phoenix, AZ-based FILIBERTO’S MEXICAN FOOD (founded 1986) has increased by 3 units, from 78 to 81 (4% growth). These quick serve Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 50 and locations are in AZ, CA, NM and TN.

New York, NY-based THE ONE GROUP INC (founded 2006) has increased by 4 units for the STK concept, from 16 to 20 (25% concept growth), by 6 units for the Bagatelle concept, from 2 to 8 (300% concept growth) and added a new concept called Radio (2 units) for an overall company increase from 21 to 33 (57% growth). Other company concepts include: Asellina (1), Gansevoort Park Roof Top (1) and Hellot Steakhouse (1). These upscale steak & seafood restaurants are open for dinner, with a $15-$50+ per person check average. Restaurants have full bar service and seating is for about 200. Catering is also available. Trading areas are CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, NV, NY and TX.

St. Louis, MO-based PASTA HOUSE (founded 1974) has added a new concept called Pronto (1 unit) for an overall company increase from 16 to 17 (6% company growth). Their other company concept is The Pasta House Co (16 units). The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $8-$20+. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 250. Catering and banquet optiosn are offered. Units are franchised and trade in IL and MO.

Washington, DC-based LAS PLACITAS RESTAURANT (founded 1990) has increased by 1 unit for the Las Placitas concept, from 1 to 2 (100% concept growth). The company also operates La Cabana Restaurante (1) and La Gran Villa (1). Overall company increase was from 3 to 4 (33% company growth). These family/casual Mexican/Latin restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Locations have full bar service and average seating is for about 150. Catering is available. All the locations are in DC.

 

 

 

 

Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts

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

Tacoma, WA-based FARRELLI’S PIZZA & POOL (founded 1995) has increased by 3 units for their Farelli’s concept, from 7 to 10 (43% concept growth). The company also operates Mcnamara’s (1 unit). Overall company increase was from 8 to 11 (38% company growth). These family style pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 225. Catering and banquet rooms are available. All the locations are in WA.

Miami-FL based GIARDINO GOURMET SALADS (founded 2004) has increased by 2 units, from 11 to 13 (17% growth). These fast casual salad shops are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Seating is for about 30 and catering is offered. Catering and delivery options are available. All the stores are in FL.

New Mexico-based RANGE CAFE (founded 1992) has increased by 1 unit for the Range Cafe concept, from 3 to 4 (33% concept growth) and added a new concept called Freight House Kitchen & Tap (1 unit). Overall company increase was from 4 to 6 (50% company growth). The restaurants are family/casual, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar and average seating for about 150. Catering is available. All the restaurants are in NM.

 

 

Repeat Growers

Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months. 

Newport Beach, CA-based PAUL MARTIN’S AMERICAN GRILL (founded 2007) has increased by 1 unit, from 10 to 11 (10% growth). These family casual American restaurants are open for lunch and dinner with a $10-$30+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar and seat about 300. Catering and banquet options are also available. The restaurants are located in AZ, CA and TX. We last featured this concept on 2/23/16 (25% growth).

Dallas, Tx-based WINGSTOP (founded 1994) has increased by 195 units, from 810 to 1005 (24% growth) and entered into AK and MA. This fast casual chicken restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. The restaurants serve beer and wine and the average location seats about 60. Catering is available. All locations are franchised and trade in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WI. We last featured this concept on 11/17/15 (22% growth).

Frisco, TX-based JAMBA JUICE (founded 1990) has increased by 24 units, from 885 to 909 (3% growth) and entered into DE, IA and MI. This fast casual smoothie shop is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units have limited seating and offer catering service. All the stores are franchised and trade in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, ON, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WI. We last wrote about this company on 7/26/16 (4% growth).

 

 

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