J. Christopher’s specializes in breakfast and lunch, boasting entrees such as its trademark “blueberry crunchcakes” (pancakes made with granola) and the pimento cheeseburger. Each location was designed to have a neighborhood vibe, with regional menu specialties and décor featuring local art. The chain’s 23 locations are spread throughout Georgia and Tennessee, with franchising opportunities centered in the Southeast.

LocationAtlanta, Ga.
2010 Systemwide Sales$32,300,000*
% Change in Sales9.3%
2010 U.S. Units23
% Change in Units15.0%
2010 Average Unit Volume$1,500,000*
% Change in AUV0.7%
Future 50 Year2011