Sarku Japan

Top 500 Chains

Sarku Japan

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It offers made-to-order teriyaki dishes that are prepared teppanyaki-style, as well as sushi

The limited-service Asian/Noodle category is small, at less than $4.6 billion, but fast-growing.

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A Japanese chain specializing in sushi and dishes prepared teppanyaki-style

Within the 2016 Top 500 ranking, the small Asian/Noodle category increased sales by 10.3% to $4.1 billion and grew units by 5.2% to 3,381.