This health-focused fast casual posted triple-digit growth with its menu of bowls geared toward clean-eating consumers. Ingredients are free from trans fats, GMOs, artificial colors and sweeteners, antibiotics and hormones. Behind the brand, industry veterans such as President Scott Davis (whose tenure includes time at Panera Bread) are driving growth. The chain plans to expand to 300 units, both company-owned and franchised, over the next five years.

LocationSyracuse, N.Y.
2017 Systemwide Sales ($000)$22
YOY Sales Change241.4%
2017 U.S. Units23
YOY Unit Change187.5%
2017 Average Unit Volume ($000)$1,700
Future 50 Year2018
FranchisingYes
*Technomic estimate

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