Part of the Connors group, which operates three separate concepts, The Chop House serves moderately priced, aged steaks, ribs, prime rib and seafood at units in Tennessee and Ohio. This summer, stores will open in Augusta, Georgia. The chain's goal is "made from scratch food" and "a superior dining experience."

LocationKnoxville, Tenn.
2007 Systemwide Sales$29,500,000*
% Change in Sales25.5%
2007 U.S. Units11
% Change in Units10.0%
2007 Average Unit Volume$2,800,000*
% Change in AUV7.7%
Future 50 Year2008