Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
St Paul, MN-based CARBONE\’S PIZZA has increased by 4 units, from 34 to 38 (12% growth). The restaurants are quick serve, open for lunch and dinner. Per person price range is $4-$12+, serving beer. Seating is for around 50. Online ordering, delivery and private party services are all available. Units are franchised and trade in MN, MT, and WI. We last featured this concept on 7/31/13 (3% growth).
New York, NY-based CHOP\’T CREATIVE SALAD COMPANY (founded 2001) has increased by 4 units, from 23 to 27 (17% growth). The concept is fast casual, open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Stores have limited seating and offer catering, delivery and online ordering options. Trading areas are DC, MD, NY, and VA. We wrote about this concept on 4/23/13 (40% growth) and again on 11/26/13 (10% growth).
Lubbock, TX-based BAHAMA BUCK\’S (founded 1990) has increased by 9 units, from 27 to 36 (33% growth) and entered into NV. This is a quick serve ice cream/smoothie concept, open for lunch and dinner. Per person price range is $4-$12+, with seating for about 20. Drive-thru service is available. All locations are franchised and trade in AZ, NM, NV, and TX. We last wrote about this company on 5/14/13 (17% growth).
NEWK\’S EATERY based in Jackson, MS (founded 2004) has increased by 1 unit, from 65 to 66 (2% growth). These are fast casual restaurants with seating for around 150. Beer and wine are served. Meal periods are lunch and dinner. Per person check average is around $10-30+. Catering and franching are offered. Locations are in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN and TX. We last featured this concept on 2/11/14 (23% growth).
SUB ZERO ICE CREAM headquartered in American Fork, UT has increased by 11 units, from 25 to 36 (44% growth). These are quick serve ice cream shops with seating for around 30. Per person check average is around $4-$12+. Service times are during lunch and dinner hours. Locations are in AZ, CA, FL, ID, MN, UT and WA. We wrote about this concept on 10/22/13 (32% growth).