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How Rush Bowls stands out from the crowd with a scratch-made menu and local vibe

Founder and CEO Andrew Pudalov pioneered the healthy bowl category in 2004 and continues to expand his concept into underserved parts of the country.

The devastation of 9/11 prompted Andrew Pudalov to leave his finance career behind in New York City, move to Boulder, Colorado and launch a healthy bowl concept. That was almost 20 years ago and Rush Bowls has since grown from a single location at the University of Colorado to a 40-unit chain in 21 states.

Andrew Pudalov

Andrew Pudalov, founder & CEO, Rush Bowls

Although the healthy bowl category is now a crowded one, Pudalov sees Rush Bowls as a differentiator, with its focus on a scratch-made menu of curated bowls featuring diverse flavor profiles. Listen as the CEO shares how the menu is expanding to include more snacks, why healthy bowls continue to trend with consumers and how franchising is bringing Rush Bowls to underserved areas of the country.

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