Dave’s Hot Chicken Bolsters Leadership Team with Best-In-Class Executives

Company Adds Proven Veterans from Leading National Brands to Support its Rapid Growth Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dave’s Hot Chicken, the Los Angeles-based street food sensation turned breakthrough fast-casual brand, announced today it has grown its leadership team to support…
Dave’s Hot Chicken Brings the Heat with Opening of Fifth Location

Los Angeles Cult Favorite Continues its Southern California Expansion with More on the Way Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dave’s Hot Chicken, LA’s favorite Nashville Hot Chicken spot, today announced the grand opening of its newest Los Angeles restaurant, at 465…
Dave’s Hot Chicken Opens Third Los Angeles Location

Los Angeles Cult Favorite Opens its Third Location with Another Dozen in the Pipeline Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dave’s Hot Chicken, LA’s favorite Nashville Hot Chicken spot, today announced the grand opening of its third location in the Los Angeles…
Dave’s Hot Chicken Fires Up San Diego Expansion

Multi-Unit Operators Bring SoCal’s Hottest Fast Casual Chain to San Diego with 12-Store Agreement Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dave’s Hot Chicken, LA’s favorite Nashville Hot Chicken spot, today announced that San Diego residents will be able to get the most…
Dave’s Hot Chicken Opens North Hollywood Location

Los Angeles Cult Favorite Opens its Second Location with More to Come by Year’s End Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dave’s Hot Chicken, LA’s favorite Nashville Hot Chicken spot, today announced the grand opening of its second location in the heart…
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Coming Soon To Tennessee

Build-Your-Own Artisanal Pizza Chain Set To Open In November 2014 Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, the nation’s leading build-your-own pizza chain, today announced that it will soon be opening its first Tennessee location in Knoxville. The fast-casual…
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Announces Grand Opening of Laguna Niguel Restaurant

Free Pizzas for Blaze Pizza Fans Friday, September 19 Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, the nation’s leading build-your-own pizza chain, today announced that it will open its 18th Southern California location on Thursday, September 18. To celebrate…
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Announces Grand Opening of Kalamazoo, MI Location

Free Pizzas for Blaze Pizza Fans Friday, September 12 Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the nation’s leading build-your-own pizza chain, today announced that it will open its third Michigan location, in Kalamazoo, on Thursday, September 11. To celebrate…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/17/14

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Illinois-based CARSON’S RIBS (founded 1977) has increased by 1 unit, from 2 to…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 7/31/13

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). St Paul, MN-based CARBONE’S PIZZA (founded 1954) has increased by 1 unit, from 33 to 34 (3% growth).  These quick serve pizzerias are open for…
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Hires Jim Mizes as President/COO

Fast Casual Veteran to Lead the Rapidly Expanding Built-to-Order Assembly Line Pizza Chain Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the leader in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, today announced the appointment of Jim Mizes as President and Chief Operating Officer. In…
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Announces Expansion to New Jersey

Build-Your-Own Pizza Chain Grows Pipeline of Franchise Stores to 56 in Five States Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com) Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the leader in the fast-casual build-your-own pizza category, announced that Green Brook, NJ-based AMPAL Group has signed an agreement to develop ten…

Maria Shriver has a thing for pizza — or at least investing in a chain that sells it. Shriver and other cheesy-pie aficionados, including Boston Red Sox co-owner Tom Werner, Panda Express founder Andrew Cherng and “Alien vs. Predator” producer…

Build-Your-Own Pizza Chain Grows Pipeline of Franchise Stores to 24 in Four States Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a leader in the fast casual build-your-own pizza category, has announced that Lessing’s Hospitality Group, one of New York’s leading restaurant…

Built-to-Order Assembly Line Pizza Concept Targeting 25 Locations in Southern California Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a pioneer of the fast-casual build-your-own artisan pizza category, will soon open a location in Rolling Hills Plaza at 2625 Pacific Coast Highway…

Driz/Koral Group Signs Agreement to Open Five Blaze Pizza Locations Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a pioneer in the build-your-own fast-casual artisan pizza category, today announced that the Driz/Koral group has signed an agreement to develop five franchise stores…

Pizza Crafted at Chef Bradford Kent’s Restaurant Recognized as One of 10 Across the Country “Worth the Trip” Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Pizza, a pioneer in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, announced that the company’s Executive Chef, and owner of…

The First of Three New Blaze Pizzas Set to Open in Spring 2013 Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Pizza, a pioneer in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, has announced that Sajha, LLC has signed an agreement to develop three franchise stores…

Lucio Brings More Than 20 Years of Corporate Real Estate Experience to Blaze Pizza Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Pizza, a pioneer in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, today announced the appointment of Rod Lucio as Vice President of Real Estate.…

Former Buffalo Wild Wings Director of Franchise Sales Joins Blaze Pizza Team Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Pizza, a pioneer in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, today announced the appointment of Carolyne Canady as Vice President of Franchise Sales. In this…

Franchise Opportunities Now Available in Major Markets Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Pizza, a pioneer in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, today announced expanded franchise growth plans based on the success of the company’s first two locations. Sales at Blaze Pizza’s…

New Fast-Casual Pizza Concept Now Registered To Franchise In 32 States Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a pioneer in the assembly-line artisan pizza category, announced that it has begun to accept franchise applications in key markets across the US.…