Food and Beverage

Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Data Reflects Change and Activity from August 13, 2010 to December 13, 2010

Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts

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

Birmingham, AL-based JACK'S FAMILY RESTAURANTS (founded 1960) has increased by 3 units, from 105 to 108 (3% growth).  These are quick serve restaurants, serving American cuisine.  Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $2-$6 per person check average.  Trading areas are AL, GA, MS, and TN. 

ISAAC'S RESTAURANT & DELI of Lancaster, PA (founded 1983) has increased by 1 unit, from 19 to 20 (5% growth).  These are fast casual restaurants with seating for around 100.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  The check average is around $6-$12.  Catering is available.  All locations are in PA.

THE WORKS BAKERY CAFÉ headquartered in Keene, NH has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth).  These are fast casual restaurants with seating for around 20.  Breakfast and lunch are served.  Per person check average is around $3-$8.  Catering and franchising are offered.  Locations are in ME, NH and VT. 

Lubbock, TX-based ABUELO'S MEXICAN FOOD EMBASSY (founded 1989) has increased by 1 unit, from 38 to 39 (3% growth).  These are family/casual restaurants, open for lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is $10-$30.  Locations have a full bar and seating for about 250.  Catering is available.  Trading areas are AR, AZ, FL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WI.  

JEST ENTERPRISES based in Scottsdale, AZ (founded 1995) has increased by 1 unit for Arriba Mexican Grill, from 5 to 6 (20% growth).  These are family/casual Mexican restaurants with full bar and seating for around 200.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $8-$20.  Catering is available.  The company also franchises 7 Burger King restaurants.  Overall company growth is from 12 to 13 (8% company growth).  All locations are in AZ. 

Ohio-based PISANELLO'S PIZZA (founded 1955) has increased by 1 unit, from 17 to 18 (6% growth).  These take-out/delivery pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner.  Units have limited seating.  Catering is available.  Trading areas are OH and MI. 

CHRISTY’S HAMBURGERS based in Columbus, MS has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth).  These are quick serve restaurants with seating for around 30.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $4-$10.  Locations are in MO and MS.

ROCCO'S PIZZA of Lake Elmo, MN (founded 1988) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth).  These are quick serve restaurants with seating for around 50.  Dinner is served.  Per person check average is around $4-$10.  Catering is offered.  Locations are more than 90% franchised and are in MN.

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

TULLY'S GOOD TIMES headquartered in East Syracuse, NY (founded 1991) has increased by 1 unit for Tully's Good Times, from 9 to 10 (11% concept growth), also increasing by 1 unit for Copper Top Tavern, from 1 to 2 (100% concept growth).  These are family/casual restaurants with full bar and seating for around 200.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $6-$15+.  Banquets are offered.  Overall company increase is from 10 to 12 (20% company growth).  All locations are in NY.

SMILING MOOSE DELI based in Boulder, CO (founded 2003) has increased by 2 units, from 12 to 14 (17% growth) and expanded into WI.  These are family/casual sandwich shops with seating for around 30.  Per person check average is around $6-$15.  Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Catering and franchising are offered.  Locations are in CO and WI. 

East Providence, RI-based PIEZONI'S (founded 1996) has increased by 2 units, from 12 to 14 (17% growth).  These quick serve pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$10 per person check average.  Beer and wine are served at some locations.  Units have limited seating and offer catering and delivery services.  Units are franchised and trade in GA, MA, and RI. 

BLT RESTAURANTS headquartered in New York, NY (founded 2004) has increased by 3 units, from 17 to 20 (18% growth) adding new concepts called: BLT Bar and Grill, Casa Nonna and The Florentine.  These are upscale restaurants with full bar and seating for around 150.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $15-$50+.  Banquets are offered.  Other concepts are Blt  Burger (3), Blt Fish/ Fish Shack (1), Blt Market (1), Blt Prime (1) and Blt Steak (11).  Locations are in AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, HI, NC, NV, NY and the company has now expanded into IL.

Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.

TULLY'S GOOD TIMES headquartered in East Syracuse, NY (founded 1991) has increased by 1 unit for Tully's Good Times, from 9 to 10 (11% concept growth), also increasing by 1 unit for Copper Top Tavern, from 1 to 2 (100% concept growth).  These are family/casual restaurants with full bar and seating for around 200.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $6-$15+.  Banquets are offered.  Overall company increase is from 10 to 12 (20% company growth).  All locations are in NY.

SMILING MOOSE DELI based in Boulder, CO (founded 2003) has increased by 2 units, from 12 to 14 (17% growth) and expanded into WI.  These are family/casual sandwich shops with seating for around 30.  Per person check average is around $6-$15.  Meal periods are breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Catering and franchising are offered.  Locations are in CO and WI. 

East Providence, RI-based PIEZONI'S (founded 1996) has increased by 2 units, from 12 to 14 (17% growth).  These quick serve pizzerias are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$10 per person check average.  Beer and wine are served at some locations.  Units have limited seating and offer catering and delivery services.  Units are franchised and trade in GA, MA, and RI. 

BLT RESTAURANTS headquartered in New York, NY (founded 2004) has increased by 3 units, from 17 to 20 (18% growth) adding new concepts called: BLT Bar and Grill, Casa Nonna and The Florentine.  These are upscale restaurants with full bar and seating for around 150.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $15-$50+.  Banquets are offered.  Other concepts are Blt  Burger (3), Blt Fish/ Fish Shack (1), Blt Market (1), Blt Prime (1) and Blt Steak (11).  Locations are in AZ, CA, DC, FL, GA, HI, NC, NV, NY and the company has now expanded into IL.


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