Restaurant Growth and Expansion


Australian Food Invades New York City

The fresh ingredients and generous spirit of Down Under cuisine is a perfect fit for the Big Apple.

The Melting Pot Eyes Return to University of Florida's Backyard

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. announced that the brand seeks to return to Gainesville, Florida.

BJ’s Restaurants Opens Ninth Restaurant in 2016

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its restaurant in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Hard Rock Cafe Pursues New Franchising Opportunities in Mexico

Hard Rock International, one of the world’s most recognized restaurant and hospitality brands, announced that it is actively seeking new franchising opportunities for the Hard Rock Cafe brand

Flying High: Buffalo Wings & Rings Continues to Grow

With nine years of consecutive growth, and a record-breaking year in sales on tap for 2016, Buffalo Wings & Rings has cemented itself as a major player in the sports restaurant, casual dining a

The ONE Group Opens Second STK Restaurant in Miami

The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. announced the opening of STK Miami in the new ME Miami hotel.

Fogo de Chão Plans to Open Five More Units in 2016

Fogo de Chão, Inc. reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal second quarter ended July 3. Key Highlights for the Second Quarter of 2016 Include:

Growler USA Inks Eight-Unit Deal in Nashville

Growler USA, America’s Microbrew Pub, has signed a franchise agreement set to bring eight locations to Nashville, Tennessee.

California Pizza Kitchen Opens at LAX Terminal

Travelers can now enjoy the ultimate in culinary creativity for breakfast, lunch, and dinner when flying in or out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) thanks to the opening of the new Califo

Bar Louie Inks Franchise Deal for Five Houston Locations

Bar Louie announced it has signed a franchise development agreement to open five new bar and eateries in the Houston area. The first location is planned to open by the end of 2016.