Like Cava Grill, this Mediterranean fast casual is seeing rapid expansion, opening 15 stores from 2015 to 2016. San Diego-based Luna Grill entered Los Angeles in 2016, opening several units in shopping malls. The health-focused brand’s lengthy menu spotlights natural meats and housemade marinades and dressings. Its new Never, Ever Gyro is a hormone-, antibiotic- and MSG-free beef-and-lamb blend.
|2016 Systemwide Sales||$36,900,000*|
|% Change in Sales||58.4%|
|2016 U.S. Units||35|
|% Change in Units||75.0%|
|2016 Average Unit Volume||$1,340,000*|
|% Change in AUV||0.8%|
|Future 50 Year||2017|