Restaurant Growth and Expansion


How Larkin's Restaurants Started a Culinary Empire

Looking to spend more time together and escape the corporate world, Mark and Larkin Hammond took a chance: They packed up everything and opened a restaurant.

California Pizza Kitchen Opens First Restaurant in Australia

Global restaurant brand California Pizza Kitchen announced the opening of its first restaurant in Australia, located at the landmark Hillarys Boat Harbour in Perth.

Applebee's Opens its First Restaurant in Hawaii

Applebee's Grill and Bar began with a single restaurant in suburban Atlanta in 1980.

Old Chicago Plans to Open Nearly Two Dozen New Restaurants

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom announced that it signed franchise development agreements with three of its existing franchise partners to open nearly two dozen new restaurants.

Bennigan’s Breaks Ground on Texas Location

Bennigan’s is headed to Monahans, Texas.

Another Broken Egg Cafe Coming to Dallas Area

Double R Restaurant Group, the largest franchise partner of southern-inspired restaurant Another Broken Egg Cafe, will open its first Texas location in Southlake (410 West Southlake Blvd, #160) on

Top Chef Kevin Sbraga's Newest Restaurant Arrives in King of Prussia

Sbraga Dining officially expanded to King of Prussia with its September 19 opening of the second location of The Fat Ham, Sbraga Dining's award-winning Southern comfort gem.

BJ's Restaurants Opens in Cary, North Carolina

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its restaurant in Cary, North Carolina.

Huddle House Plans to Add 100 Units in 5 Years

Huddle House announced that it is spreading its “Any Meal, Any Time” mantra throughout the country with new locations planned for development in a collection of key markets.