Restaurant Growth and Expansion


Sbraga Goes South

Philadelphia native and chef Kevin Sbraga, who runs the successful restaurants Sbraga and The Fat Ham in his hometown, was amazed when two Southern developers journeyed to the City of Brotherly Lov

Kona Grill Signs Development Agreement for Mexico

Kona Grill, Inc., an American grill and sushi bar, announced the signing of a franchise development agreement with Entretenimiento Roma S.A.

Hurricane Grill & Wings Opens First International Location in Milan

Hurricane Grill & Wings, a beach-themed full-service restaurant franchise, announced the opening of its first international location in the suburbs of Milan, Italy, on January 29.

The Melting Pot Expands To Saudi Arabia

The Melting PotRestaurants, Inc. announced its first restaurant in Saudi Arabia has opened in Riyadh.

The Greene Turtle Signs Agreement to Expand Through Pennsylvania

The Greene Turtle announced that it has completed a multi-unit development agreement to bring six of the family-friendly sports bar and grille locations to Central Pennsylvania.

BJ’s Restaurants Opens Its First Restaurant of 2016

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its first restaurant of 2016 in Beavercreek, Ohio, a northern suburb of Dayton.

First Watch Inks Largest Franchise Agreement to Date

Award-winning breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant First Watch announced that it has entered into an exclusive franchise development agreement with Mac Haik Enterprises to develop up to 18 resta

Union Kitchen Expands to Washington, D.C.’s Ivy City

Washington, D.C.-based restaurant general contractor, Hospitality Construction Services, was recently tapped by Jonas Singer and Cullen Gilchrist to construct a second location for the area’s

JPB Capital Partners Acquires Mulligan's Beach House Bar and Grill

JPB Capital Partners, a leading strategic equity investor in lower-middle market consumer related brands and services, announced a majority investment in Mulligan’s Beach House Bar and Grill,

Famous Dave’s Opens Restaurant in Abu Dhabi

Famous Dave's of America, Inc.  announced that it has opened its newest award-winning barbecue restaurant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.