As of Apr 1, 2018, the company operated 93 restaurants in 19 states.
In fiscal 2017, the company opened 11 net new restaurants. During the first three months of fiscal 2017, the company opened 2 new restaurants. In fiscal 2018, the company plans to open 8 to 12 restaurants.
All restaurants are leased, typically with initial lease terms of 10 or 15 years, with two to four 5-year extension options.
As of Mar 7, 2018, among 101 leased locations, including locations expected to open in 2018, there were 82 free-standing restaurants and 19 end-cap or in-line restaurants in Class A locations. End-cap restaurants are highly visible locations at one of the ends of a retail development, whereas in-line restaurants are locations that are between multiple retail locations within a development. Class A locations are upscale properties with easily identifiable locations and convenient access that are surrounded by other upscale properties. Restaurants range in size from approximately 5,300 to 12,200 square feet, averaging approximately 8,600 square feet (including patio space) with seating capacity for approximately 225 to 400 customers.
|Company-operated restaurant growth||13.4%||13.8%||14.3%||18.6%||18.0%||28.2%|
|Systemwide restaurant growth||13.4%||13.8%||14.3%||18.6%||18.0%||28.2%|
|Avg restaurant gross sq ft||8,600||8,600||8,800||8,800||8,700||7,700|
|Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth||-2.2%||-2.3%||0.0%||1.1%||0.0%||0.0%|