Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Winston Salem, NC-based EAST COAST WINGS (founded 1995) has increased by 3 units, from 28 to 31 (11% growth) and entered into GA. The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $4-$12+, serving beer. Average seating is for around 100. Catering is available. Units are franchised and trade in FL, GA, NC, SC, TN, and TX. We featured this concept on 10/22/13 (10% growth) and on 2/18/14 (22% growth).
ORANGE LEAF FROZEN YOGURT based in Oklahoma City, OK (founded 2008) has increased by 89 units, from 280 to 369 (32% growth) and expanded into ME, MN, NJ, NM, ND and VT. These are quick serve yogurt shops with seating for around 20. Locations are open during lunch and dinner hours. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Franchising is offered. Locations are in AL, AZ, AR, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, N, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV and WI. We last reported on this company on 1/15/13 (37% growth).
PACIUGO ITALIAN GELATO based in Dallas, TX (founded 2000) has increased by 2 units, from 46 to 48 (4% growth). These are quick serve shops with seating for around 30. Locations are open during lunch and dinner hours. Catering and franchising are offered. Trading areas are in, CA, CO, DE, FL, IL, KS, LA, MA, MD, MN, NV, NY, OH, OK, TX, WA and Grand Cayman. We wrote about this company on 4/8/14 (5% growth).
Dallas, TX-based CORNER BAKERY CAFE (founded 1991) has increased by 22 units, from 152 to 174 (14% growth) and entered into KS. This fast casual concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units seat about 80 and offer catering and delivery services. Franchising is available. Trading areas are AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, KS, MD, MS, NJ, NM, NY, PA, RI, TX, UT, and VA. We wrote about this company on 11/13/13 (3% growth).