As of Apr 26, 2018, the company operated 251 restaurants and franchised 3 restaurants in 20 states.

During fiscal 2017, the company opened 36 net new restaurants, and expects to open 25 new restaurants in 2018. The company opened 11 new stores. Long-term, the company believes there is further potential to successfully operate over 1,600 units.

All restaurants are leased. Initial lease terms are generally 10 years, and include the option to renew for two or more additional 5-year terms at increased rates.

Restaurants vary in format, including in-line, end-cap and free standing restaurants located in markets of varying sizes, and average approximately 2,750 square feet. The dining area of a typical restaurant can seat approximately 80 people, with patios that seat approximately 30 people.

TTM20172016201520142013
Company-operated restaurants25124020416312994
Company-operated restaurant growth19.0%17.6%25.2%26.4%37.2%40.3%
Franchised restaurants333338
Franchised restaurant growth0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%-62.5%0.0%
Systemwide restaurants254243207166132102
Systemwide restaurant growth18.7%17.4%24.7%25.8%29.4%36.0%
Avg restaurant gross sq ft2,8002,8002,8002,8002,8002,800
Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%