Restaurant Growth and Expansion


Mexican Brand Cantina Laredo Makes its Global Move

For the past three decades, Con-solidated Restaurant Operations (CRO) has worked to expand Cantina Laredo, its Texas-based, modern Mexican brand, across the world.

Johnny Rockets Bringing 100 New Locations to Australia

As the brand continues to grow its global footprint, Johnny Rockets announced a partnership with JR Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd to expand the brand's footprint in Australia.

Disruptive Restaurant Group Taking Cleo Brand Global

Disruptive Restaurant Group, a subsidiary of sbe, a Los Angeles-based leading lifestyle hospitality company, announced the international expansion of its award-winning Mediterranean restaurant, Cle

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries Continues North Carolina Expansion

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, a highly lauded All-American family-friendly diner, is scheduled to open a Fayetteville, North Carolina, location on October 24.

BJ’s Restaurants Opens in Florida and New Jersey

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its two newest restaurants in Wesley Chapel, Florida, and Teterboro, New Jersey. Both restaurants opened on October 17.

Cheesecake Factory Opens New Restaurants in North Carolina, Connecticut

The Cheesecake Factory, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, today announced the opening of its newest restaurants in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Stamford, Co

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries Opens in Kingsland, Georgia

Known by locals and visitors as The City of Royal Treatment and known by fans of Oprah Winfrey’s reality television series as Love Town, USA, Kingsland, Georgia, is now home to a new Hwy 55 B

Burtons Restaurant Group Plans for 7 New Locations in 2 Years

While many businesses are downsizing or changing concepts during a struggling climate for the restaurant industry, Burtons Grill & Bar is in the works to expand, and aggressively at that.

The Melting Pot Signs Franchise Agreement in Spokane

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the world’s premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, announced it has signed its first “Path to Grow” program (

Ruby’s Diner Opening at Hollywood Casino Jamul

Ruby’s Diner, a family destination for burgers, fries, and shakes will be opening at the new Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego located in Jamul, around 20 minutes from downtown San Diego.