The flagship of the growing Zao Brands group, Wokcano serves up a broad array of Pan-Asian dishes. Aiming to offer something for everyone, its menu features sushi, small plates and happy hour specials. The “chic” SoCal design promises seating for solo diners, as well as groups at a communal table. The eatery has grown to nine units in California since its 2001 debut.

LocationMonterey Park, Calif.
2016 Systemwide Sales$26,400,000*
% Change in Sales25.1%
2016 U.S. Units9
% Change in Units28.6%
2016 Average Unit Volume$3,300,000*
% Change in AUV1.5%
Future 50 Year2017