This contemporary Japanese grill, which debuted in Glendale, California, in 2002, is an East meets West fast-casual cafe, concentrated in California and Missouri. Its healthful, made-from-scratch menu ranges from sushi, sashimi and rolls to grilled fish and meats, tempura, bowls, soups and salads. The open kitchen with chefs at work is a focal point. Outdoor seating usually is provided.
|Location||Los Angeles, Calif.|
|2008 Systemwide Sales ($000,000)||$26,000,000*|
|YOY Sales Change||13.0%|
|2008 U.S. Units||34|
|YOY Unit Change||9.7%|
|2008 Average Unit Volume ($000)||$825,000*|
|Future 50 Year||2009|