Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Richardson, TX-based WINGSTOP (founded 1994) has increased by 52 units, from 563 to 615 (9% growth) and entered into PA and UT. This fast casual chicken wings concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Locations serve beer and wine and seat around 60. Catering and online ordering are available. Units are franchised and trade in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and Mexico. We last wrote about this concept on 2/26/13 (6% growth).
GENGHIS GRILL based in Dallas, TX (founded 1998) has increased by 5 units from 107 to 112 (5% concept growth). These are fast casual Asian restaurants with seating for around 125. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $8-$20. Franchising is offered. Other company concepts are Baker Bros American Deli (12) and Taco Bell/KFC/Long John Silver’s (120). Overall company increase is from 235 to 244 (4% company growth). Locations are in AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MD, MN, MO, MS, NC, NM, NV, OK, SC, TN, TX and VA. We reported on this concept on 8/20/13 (13% growth).
Rochester, NY-based SALVATORE’S OLD FASHIONED PIZZERIA (founded 1978) has increased by 3 units, from 26 to 29 (12% growth). The restaurants are quick serve, open for lunch and dinner. Per person price range is $4-$12+. Units have seating for around 30. Online ordering, delivery, catering and drive-thru services are all offered. All the strores are located in NY. We last featured this concept on 4/30/13 (18% growth).