As of Apr 2, 2017, the company operated 560 locations (523 Chuck E. Cheese's & 37 Peter Piper Pizza) and franchised 191 locations (83 Chuck E. Cheese's & 108 Peter Piper Pizza) in 47 states and 12 foreign countries and territories.
In 2016, the company opened 22 new venues collectively in six countries, with 2 company operated Chuck E. Cheese's venues and 4 companyoperated Peter Piper Pizza venues in the US and 13 franchised Chuck E. Cheese's venues and 3 franchised Peter Piper Pizza venues in four other countries. During the first quarter of fiscal 2017, the company opened 1 company operated Peter Piper Pizza location and 3 international Chuck E. Cheese's franchised locations.
Of the 523 Company-owned Chuck E. Cheese’s stores at year-end, 10 are owned premises and 513 are leased. All of the 36 Company-owned Peter Piper Pizza stores at year-end are on leased premises. Lease terms generally provide for an initial term of 10 years, with two additional five-year options to renew.
Chuck E. Cheese’s and Peter Piper Pizza stores are typically located in densely populated locations, and are predominantly situated in shopping centers or in free-standing buildings near shopping centers. On average Chuck E. Cheese’s existing stores are approximately 12,700 square feet, with table and chair seating generally averaging between 400 to 450 guests per store, and include approximately 75 games, rides and attractions. On average Peter Piper Pizza existing stores are approximately 10,100 square feet, with table and chair seating generally averaging between 350 to 400 guests per store, and include approximately 40 games, rides and attractions.
|Company-operated restaurant growth||0.7%||0.5%||-0.5%||7.1%||1.6%||1.4%|
|Franchised restaurant growth||6.7%||6.8%||2.3%||212.7%||7.8%||4.1%|
|Systemwide restaurant growth||2.2%||2.0%||0.1%||26.7%||2.1%||1.6%|
|Avg restaurant gross sq ft||12,400||12,400||12,400||12,400||12,500||12,000|
|Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth||-0.4%||-0.1%||0.0%||-1.1%||4.2%||0.0%|