Since receiving a $20 million private investment last spring, this Mediterranean fast casual has opened its first East Coast locations, hired a new executive chef, created its own test kitchen and expanded its menu to include pitas, wraps, salads and bowls. The chain was also featured on CNBC’s 2017 list of 10 hot restaurant brands to watch and co-founder Dominik Stein was included in Forbes’ 2017 30 Under 30 list in the food and drink category.

LocationAustin, Texas
2016 Systemwide Sales$28,100,000*
% Change in Sales28.3%
2016 U.S. Units28
% Change in Units16.7%
2016 Average Unit Volume$1,080,000*
% Change in AUV5.9%
Future 50 Year2017
Franchisingno