Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Dublin, OH-based ROOSTERS (founded 1988) has increased by 1 unit, from 30 to 31 (3% growth). This family/casual concept serves American cuisine, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. The restaurants have full bar service and seating for about 150. Between 30% and 40% of the units are franchised. Trading areas are IN, KY, OH, and WV. We last wrote about this concept on 3/12/13 (20% growth).
Tampa, FL-based BONEFISH GRILL (founded 2000) has increased by 26 units, from 166 to 192 (16% growth) and entered into CT, MA, NV, and RI. This upscale seafood concept is open for dinner, with a $15-$50+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar and seating for about 250. Trading areas are AL, AR, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI. Franchising is available. Bonefish is a subsidiary of Bloomin Brands. We last featured this concept on 8/21/12 (9% growth).
East Hartford, CT-based WINGS OVER (founded 1998) has increased by 2 units, from 30 to 32 (7% growth). This quick serve chicken restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer is served. Locations offer delivery and online ordering services. All units are franchised and trade in CT, DC, IL, MA, MI, NC, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, and WI. We last wrote about this concept on 2/12/13 (3% growth).
DEWEY\’S PIZZA of Cincinnati, OH (founded 1998) has increased by 1 unit, from 16 to 17 (6% growth). These are family/casual restaurants with seating for around 90. Beer and wine are served. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Lunch and dinner are served and banquets are offered. Locations are in IL, KY, MO and OH. We reported on this concept on 5/7/13 (7% growth).
CHOP\’T CREATIVE SALAD COMPANY of New York, NY (founded 2001) has increased by 2 units, from 21 to 23 (10% growth). These are fast casual restaurants with limited seating. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Catering and delivery are offered. Locations are in DC, MD, NY and VA. We wrote about this concept on 4/23/13 (40% growth).