Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Manasquan, NJ-based JERSEY MIKE\’S GIANT SUBS (founded 1956) has increased by 130 units, from 618 to 748 (21% growth) and entered into DC, DE, and NY. This is a fast casual sandwich shop, open for lunch and dinner. Per person price range is $4-$12+ and seating is for about 20. Catering and online ordering services are available. The stores are franchised and trade in AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, and WV. We last wrote about this concept on 5/21/13 (17% growth).
Maitland, FL-based TIJUANA FLATS BURRITO COMPANY (founded 1995) has increased by 8 units, from 93 to 101 (9% growth) and entered into GA. These fast casual Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Locations serve beer and wine and have seating for about 80. Catering and online ordering options are offered. Trading areas are FL, GA, IN, NC, PA, and VA. We featured this company on 8/13/13 (13% growth).
Albuquerque, NM-based DION\’S PIZZA (founded 1978) has increased by 1 unit, from 18 to 19 (6% growth). This quick serve pizzeria concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units seat about 100. Catering, delivery and online ordering services are available. Trading areas are CO, NM, and TX. We last wrote about this concept on 8/27/13 (6% growth).