Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Dallas, TX-based WHICH WICH (founded 2003) has increased by 71 units for the Which Wich concept, from 231 to 302 (31% concept growth) and entered into AL, FL, KY, MI, MN, NE, OH, UT, VA, WI, Mexico, Panama, and the UAE. The company also operates the 2-unit concept called Burguesa Burger. Overall company increase was from 233 to 305 (30% company growth). The restaurants are fast casual, serving sandwiches and burgers. Average seating is for around 50. Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Catering is available. All stores are franchised and trade in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. We last featured this company on 6/4/13 (35% growth).
Athens, GA-based ZAXBY\’S (founded 1990) has increased by 45 units, from 587 to 632 (8% growth) and entered into MO and UT. This fast casual chicken concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Units seat about 90 and offer catering, online ordering and drive-thru services. All locations are franchised and trade in AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, UT, and VA. We last wrote about this concept on 12/3/13 (4% growth).
LEO\’S CONEY ISLAND of Dearborn, MI (founded 1972) has increased by 1 unit, from 51 to 52 (2% growth). These are family/casual restaurants with seating for around 100. Beer and wine are served. Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Catering and franchising are offered. All locations are in MI. We last wrote about this concept on 9/10/13 (17% growth).