Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/04/14

Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Orange County, CA-based TACOS & CO (founded 1991) has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth).  This fast…

Expected to be the 30th Granite City restaurant when it opens in 2013 Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ: GCFB), a casual dining restaurant group, is continuing to grow with the announcement that it is building a…

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Taylors, SC-based FATZ (founded 1988) has increased by 1 unit, from 48 to 49 (2% growth), with the addition of a new concept called Tavern…

Acquired Cadillac Ranch Restaurants Contribute $5.0 Million to Sales Growth Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ: GCFB), a Modern American upscale casual restaurant chain, today reported results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2012. Highlights were…

Opening Marks the First Location in Michigan and the 27th Granite City Location Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ: GCFB) announces the opening today of its first location in Michigan, which is the 27th Granite City…

Panel Grants Company’s Request for Continued Listing until June 2012, Subject to Conditions Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ: GCFB) announced today that it has received the decision of the Hearings Panel of The NASDAQ Stock…

Granite City Restaurant Comp Sales Increase 3.6% in Fourth Quarter; Fiscal Year 2011 Sales Increase 4.4% Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ: GCFB), a Modern American upscale casual restaurant chain, today reported results for the fourth quarter…

Company to Seek Hearing Before Listing Qualifications Panel Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ: GCFB) announced today that it has received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Staff of The NASDAQ Stock Market notifying the Company…

Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (Nasdaq:GCFB) announced today that on November 14, 2011 it received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Staff of The Nasdaq Stock Market notifying the Company that it is not in compliance…

McDonald’s is expanding the offerings at their McCafe in-store coffee shops for the holidays. The new Peppermint Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Mocha both match the refreshing taste of mint with rich coffee or chocolate flavors. This will be the brand’s…

After two years of falling sales, the restaurant industry pinned their hopes to 2011. Despite optimistic forecasts in the first months of the year, it has shaped up to be another lackluster sales season. Foot traffic declined over the year…

Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. is bringing its recipe for success to Detroit with the announcement that it is building a new Granite City Food & Brewery in Troy, Michigan. The new restaurant, one of 27 in the chain,…

Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (NASDAQ:GCFB) today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Concept Development Partners, LLC (“CDP”) to provide equity financing and facilitate debt financing. DHW Leasing, L.L.C. (“DHWL”) the Company’s major shareholder,…