Guthrie's opened its first restaurant in Auburn, Ala., in 1982 and considers itself to be "pioneers of the fried chicken finger only restaurants." The concept is known for its simple menu and signature sauce. Guthrie's has locations throughout the South as well as a unit in Cleveland, Ohio, and last year grew sales by 25%.

LocationAuburn, Ala.
2021 Systemwide Sales ($000,000)$25*
YOY Sales Change24.8%
2021 U.S. Units40
YOY Unit Change8.1%
2021 Average Unit Volume ($000)$665*
Future 50 Year2022

*Technomic estimate

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