Restaurant Trends

Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity August 15, 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). 

Riverside, CA-based FARMER BOYS (founded 1981) has increased by 7 units, from 84 to 91 (8% growth). These family style American restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Seating is for about 150. The restaurants are franchised and trade in CA and NV.

Rancho Cordova, CA-based PIZZA GUYS (founded 1986) has increased by 4 units, from 61 to 65 (7% growth). These quick serve pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 10. Delivery and online ordering options are available. Units are franchised and trade in CA, NV and OR.

Burnaby, BC-based MR. MIKES STEAKHOUSE & BAR (founded 1975) has increased by 2 units, from 34 to 36 (6% growth). These family casual American restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Seating is for about 200. The restaurants are franchised and trade in AB, BC and SK.

Vancouver, BC-based JOEY RESTAURANT GROUP (founded 1992) has increased by 4 units for the Local Public Eatery concept, from 6 to 10 (67% concept growth) and by 4 units for the Joey's Restaurant concept, from 24 to 28 (17% concept growth) for an overall company increase from 30 to 38 (27% growth). These family style restaurants server American, seafood, Asian and steakhouse fare and are open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $10-$30+. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 250. Trading areas are AB, BC, MB, ON and WA.

Laval, NB-based ST-HUBERT RÔTISSERIES (founded 1951) has increased by 9 units, from 112 to 121 (8% growth). These family style chicken restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 200. Private party services are available. Locations are franchised and trade in NB, ON and PQ.

Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts

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

Miami FL-based MARIO THE BAKER PIZZA (founded 1969) has increased by 5 units, from 4 to 9 (125% growth). These family style Italian and pizza restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average. Beer and wine service is offered and seating is for about 50. Catering is also available. Trading areas are located in FL. 

Repeat Growers

Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months. 

Indiana-based CHICAGO'S PIZZA (founded 1979) has increased by 1 unit, from 15 to 16 (7% growth). This fast casual pizzeria is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and average seating is for about 50. All locations are franchised and trade in IN. We last featured this concept on 2/1/17 (15% growth).

Scottsdale, AZ-based PF CHANG'S CHINA BISTRO (founded 1993) has increased by 17 units for the PF Chang's concept, from 281 to 298 (6% concept growth) and by 6 units for the Pei Wei Fresh Kitchen concept, from 212 to 218 (3% concept growth). Overall company increase was from 493 to 516 (5% company growth). The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner. Per person check average is $10-$30+, with full bar and seating for about 250. Catering and banquet services are available. Trading areas are AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PQ, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and 22 countries worldwide. We last featured this company on 10/4/16 (12% growth).

 

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