Athens, GA (RestaurantNews.com) Barberitos Franchising, Inc. announced that it has signed its newest location and has ended the 2012 year with 43 stores signed. Currently, there are 30 stores that are open for business. Yulee, FL is the most recent opening, and there are a few that will open soon in the spring of 2013. Cary, NC, Kingsport, TN, and Tallahassee, FL are just a few that are next on the list to open. Downing Barber, founder and CEO of the company is excited to be expanding the brand to cover more of the Southeast.
System-wide sales for the 2012 year were up 24.09% from 2011, and same-store sales were up in 2012 as well from the previous year by 10.52%. The company is looking forward to passing the 50-store milestone by the end of 2013.
Barberitos is a quick service restaurant offering fresh, Tex-Mex cuisine including a variety of burritos, tacos, salads, quesadillas and nachos made to order.
Committed to serving “farm fresh” food, Barberitos serves all natural vegetables delivered to stores and hand-cut daily.
Whole breasts of chicken are grilled fresh, as is the high quality cuts of steak, and choice ground beef. Barberitos restaurants are not equipped with freezers or microwaves as all food is prepared fresh, with no fats or preservatives added at the time of preparation. Barberitos’ salsas, guacamole, hot sauces, meat marinades, and salad dressings are made from scratch each day.
Each menu offering is prepared at the time it is ordered right in front of the customer. Barberitos “7 Under 7” menu features seven items each under seven grams of fat including a mini grilled chicken burrito, jerk fish taco, and a variety of salads.
Barberitos provides full-service catering ranging from burrito boxed lunches to taco, salad, nacho, or fajita bar that can be customized to serve a few to several hundred people.
Barberitos has 30 open restaurant franchise locations in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee, and Florida.
For more information, visit www.Barberitos.com.