Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).
Atlanta, GA-based TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE (founded 1997) has increased by 45 units, from 325 to 370 (14% growth) and entered into CO, CT, ME, NJ, and UT. This fast casual juice/smoothie concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Locations have limited seating and offer catering, drive-thru and online ordering services. All units are franchised and trade in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WV.
New York, NY-based FAY DA BAKERY (founded 1991) has increased by 1 unit, from 13 to 14 (8% growth). This quick serve Asian bakery/cafe concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Units seat about 20. Trading areas are CT, NY, and China.
SECOND CUP of Mississauga, ON has increased by 5 units, from 357 to 362 (1% growth). These are quick serve coffee shops with seating for around 30. Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Locations are in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PQ and SK.
MAIN STREET VENTURES of Ann Arbor, MI has increased by 1 unit, from 15 to 16 (7% growth) adding a new concept called Revolution Grille. These are family/casual restaurants with full bar and seating for around 250. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $10-$30+. Other company concepts are Blue Pointe Oyster Bar (1), Carson\’s American Bistro (1), Ciao (1), Eo Burgers (1), Gratzi (1), Palio (1), Real Seafood Company (3), The Chop House (4), Tidewater Grill (1) and Zia\’s (1). Locations are in FL, MD, MI, OH and WV.
Inver Grove Heights, MN-based ROCCO\’S PIZZA (founded 1988) has increased by 1 unit, from 7 to 8 (14% growth). The restaurants are quick serve, open for dinner only. Per person price range is $4-$12+. Units seat about 50 and offer catering, delivery and online ordering services. All locations are franchised and trade in MN.
Dallas, TX-based 8.0 MANAGEMENT has increased by 1 unit for the Flying Saucer concept, from 15 to 16 (7% concept growth). Other company concepts include Flying Fish (8) and Meddlesome Moth (1). Overall company increase was from 24 to 25 (4% growth). The concepts are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner hours. Cuisine is mostly American, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar service and seating for around 200. Trading areas are AR, MO, NC, SC, TN, and TX.