This catchall category includes barbecue, salad, seafood, snacks, smaller ethnic cuisines and other small niches. As a group, they’ve increased sales by 7.8% and store counts by 3.9%. Those with the greatest growth rates tend to be (but are not all) fast casual, and they tend to be (but are not all) health-focused.
2015 U.S. Sales ($000)
2015 U.S. Units
|75||Long John Silver's||559,700*||1,060*|
|79||Captain D's Seafood Kitchen||531,668||510|
|82||Dickey's Barbecue Pit||519,600*||530|
|135||Tropical Smoothie Cafe||261,000||466|
|224||Great American Cookies||122,200*||328|