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.
2007 Systemwide Sales ($000,000)$48,500,000
YOY Sales Change8.9%
2007 U.S. Units179
YOY Unit Change10.5%
2007 Average Unit Volume ($000)$271,000
Future 50 Year2008
*Technomic estimate