Restaurant Chain Growth Report 04/16/14

Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Austin, TX-based CHUY’S (NASDAQ:CHUY; founded 1982) has increased by 5 units, from 46 to 51 (11% growth) and entered into MO,…
Tavistock Restaurants Upscale Collection Welcomes John T. Bettin as CEO

Orlando, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Tavistock Restaurants is pleased to announce John T. Bettin as Chief Executive Officer of its Upscale Collection of restaurants. Bettin will oversee Tavistock’s numerous award-winning Upscale Collection concepts, including Abe & Louie’s, AquaKnox, Napa Valley Grille, California…
The Pizza Studio to Debut in the Midwest

Growing Pizza Franchise to Open 10+ Locations with same group that opened Freebirds World Burrito in Kansas City. Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant chain, The Pizza Studio, announced the signing of a multi-unit franchise agreement with PS…

First 25 in Line Will Win Free Burritos for a Year Kansas City, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open at 554 Westport Rd in Kansas…

Emeryville, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, has named Chris Cheek Vice President, Franchise Development. In this newly created position, Cheek will work to find selective franchisee partners across the…

First 25 in Line Will Win Free Burritos for a Year Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Humble, Texas on Tuesday, July 10,…

First 25 in Line Will Win Free Burritos for a Year Mission, KS  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Mission, KS on Thursday, July 12.…

Emeryville, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Elk Grove, California on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. The Elk Grove location brings the California total to…

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Georgia-based VIVA MEXICO has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth).  This is a family/casual concept, open for lunch and dinner, with…

Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Rosenberg, Texas Tuesday, March 20, 2012. The Rosenberg location brings the system-wide total to 69. To celebrate,…

Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Houston at the Enclave Shopping Center on Monday, February 6, 2012 and in Conroe, Texas on Tuesday…

San Francisco, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Temecula, California on Thursday, January 12, 2012. The Temecula location brings the California total to ten.…

FREEBIRDS Burrito Bowls Have Fewer Carbs and Calories San Francisco, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, encourages guests to keep their New Year’s resolutions with its Burrito Bowls. A FREEBIRDS…

First 25 in Line will Receive Free Burritos for a Year San Francisco, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open in Agoura Hills, California on Monday,…

FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced new Monster Nachos, $8.95 for chicken, steak or carnitas, available for a limited time. Monster Nachos are an extension of the FREEBIRDS Monster Burrito and…

Freebirds World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will open a new location at 3958 5th Ave. in San Diego, California on Thursday, November 17, 2011. To celebrate, Freebirds will give…

Freebirds World Burrito will open a new restaurant at 7547B South Olympia Ave. West Tulsa, OK 74132 on Thursday, November 17, 2011. To celebrate, Freebirds will give the first 25 guests in line free burritos for a year! In the…

Freebirds World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, and its charitable arm World Works announced today it will partner with Operation Homefront Texas and Southern California chapters to support military families this holiday season…

FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with the rock ‘n’ roll attitude, announced today it will celebrate its Monster menu with The Monster Burrito, Super Monster Burrito and new “Little Monster” burrito for kids. During Halloween weekend, October…

FREEBIRDS World Burrito, known for offering “way more choices” to custom-build rockin’ burritos, salads, nachos, tacos and more, announced today it will open two new locations in Texas, bringing the system wide total to 54. The two new FREEBIRDS are…

Arby’s restaurants are celebrating the chain’s 47th year of operation by offering an original Roast Beef Sandwich for just .64 with the purchase of a medium drink. Guests who want to take advantage of the one day only offer must print…

Freebirds World Burrito, known for offering “way more choices” to custom-build rockin’ burritos, salads, nachos, tacos and more, announced today it will open two new locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area: the first at Rockwell Plaza on Thursday, July 21,…

Denny’s is releasing a new “Tour of America” menu that celebrates the culinary heritage of the chain. Over 1500 locations means the chain offers a number of regional menu variations to adapt to local customer demands. The summer time menu…

FREEBIRDS World Burrito, known for offering “way more choices” to custom-build rockin’ burritos, salads, nachos, tacos and more, announced today that it will offer a $5 Freedom Salad now through July 31. In celebration of Father’s Day, Freebirds will offer…