Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).
Monrovia, CA-based ORIGINAL TOMMY\’S HAMBURGERS (founded 1946) has increased by 1 unit, from 33 to 34 (3% growth). This quick serve burger concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$10+ per person check average. Catering and delivery services are available. Locations are in CA and NV.
Kansas-based MINSKY\’S PIZZA (founded 1976) has increased by 1 unit, from 16 to 17 (6% company growth) with the addition of a new concept called Osteria Il Centro. The company also operates a breakfast and lunch concept called Eggtc (2). Minksy’s and Eggtc restaurants are family/casual, specializing in pizza and breakfast cuisines, respectively. Osteria Il Centro is an upscale Italian restaurant, with full bar service. Average seating at the restaurants is for around 80. Per person check average is $6-$15+ (Osteria Il Centro is $15-$50+). The company offers online ordering, catering, delivery and banquet options. The restaurants are located in KS and MO.
Tampa, FL-based OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE (founded 1988) has increased by 11 units, from 953 to 964 (1% growth) and entered into China, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. The restaurants are family/casual, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Most are open for dinner only, lunch is offered at select locations. The restaurants have full bar service and seat about 200. Catering is available. Trading areas are AB, AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, and 19 other countries worldwide. Outback is a subsidiary of Bloomin Brands Inc.
Arizona-based NELLO\’S PIZZA (founded 1984) has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (25% growth). This family/casual Italian and pizza concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 100. Catering is available. All locations are in AZ.
LAUGHING PLANET CAFE based in Portland, OR (founded 1995) has increased by 1 unit for Laughing Planet Café, from 10 to 11 (10% growth). These are family/casual Mexican restaurants with seating for around 90. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Patio seating is available. There’s a second company concept called Dick\’s Kitchen (2 units). Overall company growth is from 12 to 13 (8% growth). All locations are in OR.
SWEET TOMATOES based in San Diego, CA has increased by 44 units, from 84 to 128 (52% growth). These are buffet restaurants with seating for around 250. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Catering is offered. Locations are in AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, KS, MO, NC, NM, NV, OR, TX, UT and WA.