Founder Kevin Blackwell created the Surf City concept back in 1981. The company designs, builds and franchises units targeted for siting at premier fitness clubs, upscale shopping centers and university campuses. The chain’s menu is aimed at the health and fitness crowd.

LocationScottsdale, Ariz.
2006 Systemwide Sales$44,500,000
% Change in Sales12.2%
2006 U.S. Units162
% Change in Units10.2%
2006 Average Unit Volume$273,000
% Change in AUV1.1%
Future 50 Year2007