Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).
Fayetteville, GA-based JOHNNY BRUSCO\’S NY STYLE PIZZA (founded 1977) has increased by 1 unit, from 68 to 69 (1% growth). This fast casual pizzeria concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Locations serve beer and wine and seat around 90. Catering and delivery services are available. All locations are franchised and trade in AL, AR, GA, KS, KY, NC, TN, and TX.
Houston, TX-based JOE\’S CRAB SHACK (founded 1991) has increased by 5 units, from 131 to 136 (4% growth). The restaurants are family/casual, serving seafood. Per person check average is $10-$30, open for lunch and dinner. Locations have full bar service and seating for around 200. Private party facilities are available. Trading areas are AL, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, and WA. Joe’s Crab Shack is a subsidiary of Ignite Restarant Group.
HOT HEAD BURRITOS based in Kettering, OH (founded 2007) has increased by 8 units, from 50 to 58 (16% growth) expanding into FL and MI. These are fast casual Mexican restaurants with seating for around 60. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12. Franchising is offered. The company also operates 7 Subway restaurants which decreased by 3 units, from 10 to 7. Overall company growth is from 60 to 65 (8% company growth). Trading areas are FL, IN, KY, and MI.
JUST SALAD of New York, NY (founded 2006) has increased by 1 unit, from 14 to 15 (7% growth) and expanded into NJ. These are fast casual restaurants with seating for around 50. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Catering is offered. Locations are in NY and NJ.
HERO CERTIFIED BURGERS based in Toronto, ON (founded 2003) has increased by 7 units for Hero Certified Burgers, from 51 to 58 (14% growth). These are fast casual restaurants with full bar and seating for around 30. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. There is a second company concept called Lettieri Espresso & Bar (8 units). Overall company increase is from 59 to 66 (12% company growth). Locations are franchised and are in ON.