Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Las Vegas-based HOT N JUICY CRAWFISH has increased by 1 unit, from 6 to 7 (17% growth) and entered into AZ. The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $10-$30+. Beer is served and seating is for around 80. Trading areas are AZ, CA, DC, FL, and NV. We last featured this concept on 11/5/13 (20% growth).
Alpharetta, GA-based MCALISTER\’S DELI (founded 1989) has increased by 8 units, from 319 to 327 (3% growth) and entered into NE. These fast casual sandwich restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units have seating for about 150 and offer catering and online ordering services. The stores are franchised and trade in AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NM, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WY. We last wrote about this concept on 10/1/13 (4% growth).
LENNY\’S GROUP LLC based in New York, NY (founded 1989) has increased by 1 unit, from 15 to 16 (7% growth). These are fast casual sandwich restaurants open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Seating is for around 30. Catering is available. All locations are in NY. We last featured this company on 9/17/13 (15% growth).