Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Atlanta, GA-based YOGLI MOGLI (founded 2009) has increased by 1 unit, from 26 to 27 (4% company growth), with the addition of a new concept called Kale Me Crazy. The restaurant is a fast casual juice bar/salad concept, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Yogli Mogli is a self-serve frozen yogurt bar, with a per person price range of $4-$12+. The concepts have seating for about 40. Catering service is available. Locations are franchised and trade in GA, IL, KY, PA, and TN. We last wrote about this company on 4/9/2013 (37% growth).
Broomfield, CO-based NOODLES & CO (founded 1995) has increased by 66 units, from 343 to 409 (19% growth) and entered into FL, MA, NJ, NY, SD, and WA. This fast casual noodle restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Most locations serve beer and wine, some offer full bar service. Seating is for about 90. Franchising is available. Locations trade in CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. We featured this concept on 11/20/12 (13% growth) and on 6/25/13 (3% growth).
CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE based in Lebanon, TN (founded 1969) has increased by 4 units, from 621 to 625 (1% growth). These are family/casual restaurants with seating for around 175. Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Locations are in AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI and WV. We last reported on this concept on 2/26/13 (3% growth).
DICK\’S LAST RESORT based in Nashville, TN (founded 1985) has increased by 1 unit, from 13 to 14 (8% growth). These are family/casual restaurants with full bar and seating for around 250. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $10-$30+. Catering and banquet services are offered. Locations are in CA, FL, IL, IN, MA, MD, MN, NV, SC, TN and TX. We wrote about this concept on 2/12/13 when they had 8% growth.