As of Mar 28, 2016, the company operated 76 restaurants and franchised 31 restaurants in 15 states and the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates and Costa Rica.

During fiscal 2015, the company opened 1 new restaurant, converted 17 franchised restaurants to company-operated, and closed 2 company-operated restaurants, while franchisees opened 5 and closed 4 restaurants. In the first quarter of fiscal 2016, the company closed 3 restaurants. The company expects franchisees to open 8 to 10 new units in fiscal 2016.

All company-operated restaurants are leased. Typically lease terms are at a 10-year base rent period, with varying renewal options.

Restaurants are located in a wide range of markets, including business districts and residential communities in bother urban and suburban markets, in freestanding or urban storefronts in addition to shopping center end-caps, and range from approximately 2,500 square feet to 3,200 square feet.

TTM20152014201320122011
Company-operated restaurants767964707580
Company-operated restaurant growth20.6%23.4%-8.6%-6.7%-6.3%-3.6%
Franchised restaurants313147525056
Franchised restaurant growth-36.7%-34.0%-9.6%4.0%-10.7%-5.1%
Systemwide restaurants107110111122125136
Systemwide restaurant growth-4.5%-0.9%-9.0%-2.4%-8.1%-4.2%
Avg restaurant gross sq ft2,9002,9002,9002,9002,9002,900
Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%