Franchising remains a powerful tool for brands of all sizes and backgrounds to grow across the nation. From a small shop in Maui that offers Mexican food to an authentic Middle Eastern restaurant that serves in a traditional environment, their main goal is to share their delicious food to everyone in the nation! Here’s a look at 7 franchisees that are ready to expand in every state. Let’s begin!
Turning the food you eat into a true energy source.
CoreLife Eatery opened their first eatery in Syracuse in May of 2015. They have created CoreLife Eatery to bring clean, healthy, and great tasting foods to everyone every day. This fast casual restaurant serves foods free of trans fat, artificial colors, sweeteners, other artificial additives, and GMO’s. The brand soon plans on expanding to 300 locations, including corporate and franchised units, nationwide over the next five years. CoreLife Eatery currently has several locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Utah.
The Melt Shop
It’s the food you’d rather have than any other food.
The Melt Shop is a melted sandwich restaurant offers a variety of melted sandwiches, tots, salads, and shakes. They were founded in 2011 in New York City. They offer a variety of melted sandwiches, tots, salads, and shakes. In late 2017, the Melt Shop has announced a franchise program that has grown to eight units in New York, Philadelphia and Minnesota. Their goal is to have a total of 100 locations in the next five years, leaning on its simple, yet proven model of melted sandwiches, made to order, built with high-quality ingredients. The Melt currently has locations in New York, Pennslyvania, Minnesota, and Kuwait.
The Hummus & Pita Co.
Global flavors, Brooklyn made.
The Hummus & Pitaaaaaa Co. is a fast-casual restaurant concept serving 100% homemade, fresh, and health-focused cuisine in an inviting, contemporary environment.They combine authentic flavors from across the Mediterranean with family recipes that have been developed from generation to generation. They are devoted to bringing high-quality, flavorful food to as many people as possible. The Hummus & Pita Co. has locations in New York, Connecticut, Colorado, New Jersey, and Michigan. This restaurant chain is currently building units in Denver, Brookfield, Connecticut, and Holmdel, New Jersey.
The whole is greater than the sum of the flavors.
This restaurant chain is part of Mexican Restaurants Inc., which operates 43 total units across five brands: Überrito, Casa Ole, Monterey’s Little Mexico, Tortuga Mexican Kitchen, and Crazy Joe’s. In February, the fast-casual Mexican chain announced a partnership with Master Franchise Agreement that carries the potential of more than 100 franchise locations. They plan to expand across Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.
Bringing an authentic taste of the island to Pokéworks.
Pokéworks was founded in 2015 and were created out of the founders who shared a vision of bringing people flavorful food. After many trips to Hawaii filled with lots of poke, the founders decided to bring this island favorite to the Mainland for all to enjoy. Inspired by sustainable, seasonal, and natural ingredients, Pokéworks is committed to bringing superior seafood. On top of prioritizing sustainable food sources, they have put an effort into finding sustainable building materials. A number of their spaces use Forest Stewardship Council which is certified reclaimed wood products.
Authentic Middle Easter Cuisine served in a traditional environment.
What sets Mamoun’s Falafel restaurant apart is their rich tradition and history as well as their commitment to excellence. Their philosophy is simple: authentic Middle Eastern Cusine served in a traditional environment. Everything they serve is made from scratch using only the freshest natural ingredients, the finest imported spices, and signatures recipes. Their flagship restaurants are in Greenwich Village, East Village, and New Haven. As well as new locations in New Jersey: Hoboken, New Brunswick, or Princeton.
A vacation you can eat!
Mark Ellman created the iconic Hawaiian fast casual in 1993 for surfers and celebrities. Maui Tacos combines a cool, hip, and laid back dining experience, with exceptional food and the spirit of aloha. In early April, the brand announced that they are ready to turn its growth national! Maui Tacos has six new store openings scheduled for 2018 and 12 stores prepared for 2019. These locations will be in Kahului, Hawaii; Monroe, Louisiana; Pearl City, Hawaii; Charleston, South Carolina; Reno, Nevada; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The chan is targeting Hawaiian spots in Oahu, Big Island, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, California, Florida, Colorado, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Tennessee.