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Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity June 13, 2017

Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts

Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators 

Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). 

Austin, TX-based GATTI'S PIZZA (founded 1969) has increased by 6 units, from 93 to 99 (6% growth). These buffet style pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Seating is for about 200 and catering and delivery options are available. Locations are franchised and trade in FL, IL, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA and WV.

Oakland, CA-based JJ FISH & CHICKEN has increased by 1 unit, from 6 to 7 (17 % growth). These quick serve chicken restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Seating is for about 40. All locations are in CA.

Southlake, TX-based JOE'S PIZZA PASTA & SUBS (founded 2004) has increased by 1 unit, from 44 to 45 (2% growth). These quick serve Italian & pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 30 and catering is available. All the restaurants are in TX.

Roslyn Heights, NY-based MATTEO'S (founded 1990) has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth). These upscale Italian restaurants are open for dinner, with a $15-$50+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar service and seat about 200. Catering and banquet rooms are available. Trading areas are FL and NY.

Bellevue, WA-based MOD SUPER FAST PIZZA (founded 2008) has increased by 123 units, from 125 to 248 (98% growth) and entered into GA, IN, KS, KY, NV, OH and UT. These fast casual pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine service is sold and seating is for about 60. Locations are franchised and trade in AZ, CA, CO, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NV, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA and WA.

Tampa, FL-based SENOR TEQUILA MEXICAN GRILL has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to 3 (50% growth). These family casual Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 300. Catering is available. All the restaurants are located in FL.

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Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts

Concepts with 20 units or less who grew by at least 2 units.

Newton, MA-based SKIPJACK'S SEAFOOD EMPORIUM(founded 1988) has increased by 2 units, from 2 to 4 (100% growth). These upscale seafood restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $15-$50+ per person check average. Locations have full bar service and seating for about 200. Catering and banquet services are available. All the restaurants are located in MA.

New York, NY-based DYLAN'S CANDY BAR (founded 2001) has increased by 5 units, from 15 to 20 (33% growth). These family/casual ice cream and candy shops are open for lunch and dinner hours, with an $8-$20+ per person price range. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 50. Private party rooms are available. Trading areas are CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, MI, NY and TX.

Repeat Growers

Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months. 

Newark, DE-based SEASONS PIZZA & RESTAURANT (founded 2003) has increased by 2 units, from 26 to 28 (8% growth). These family style Italian & pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine is offered and seating is for about 60. Catering, delivery and private party services are available. Trading areas are DE, MD, NJ and PA. We last featured this concept on 2/16/16 (4% growth).

Lake Worth, FL-based DUFFY'S SPORTS GRILL (founded 1985) has increased by 4 units, from 31 to 35 (13% growth). These family style American restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered and seating is for about 250. Catering and private party services are available. All the restaurants are located in FL. We last wrote about this company on 2/23/16 (29% growth).

New York, NY-based SOPHIE'S CUBAN CUISINE (founded 1997) has increased by 1 unit, from 9 to 10 (11% growth). These fast casual Cuban restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person price range. Seating is for about 50. Catering and delivery services are available. Trading areas are DC and NY. Franchising is available. We last wrote about this company on 2/16/16 (13% growth).

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