As of Mar 29, 2017, there were 467 restaurants systemwide across California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and Utah, comprised of 204 company-operated and 263 franchised restaurants.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 18 new restaurants, while franchisees opened 13 new restaurants and closed 1. During the first quarter of 2017, the company opened 7 net stores, systemwide. For fiscal 2017, the company expects the opening of 15 to 20 new company-owned restaurants and 8 to 12 new franchised restaurants. Long-term the company plans to grow the restaurant base by 8% to 10% annually, and believes there is the potential for approximately 2,300 locations nationwide.

The company owns 15 properties, of which 12 are utilized by company-operated restaurants and 3 are leased to franchisees. Leases generally have initial terms of 20 years and up to three renewal terms of 5 years.

Typical restaurants are free-standing buildings with drive-thrus, ranging in size from 2,200 to 3,000 square feet with seating for 50 to 70 people, on 25,000 square foot lots with parking for 25+ cars. The company also considers end-caps with drive-thrus with approximately 2,000 square foot of space.

TTM20162015201420132012
Company-operated restaurants204201186172168169
Company-operated restaurant growth8.5%8.1%8.1%2.4%-0.6%2.4%
Franchised restaurants263259247243233229
Franchised restaurant growth6.0%4.9%1.6%4.3%1.7%0.0%
Systemwide restaurants467460433415401398
Systemwide restaurant growth7.1%6.2%4.3%3.5%0.8%1.0%
Avg restaurant gross sq ft2,7002,7002,7002,7002,7002,700
Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth-0.2%-0.2%-0.0%-0.1%1.9%1.9%