Giardino Gourmet Salads

Giardino Gourmet Salads Opens Two New Units

Giardino Gourmet Salads, the fast-casual salad concept of South Florida, will add two new locations in South Florida this year: Giardino Miami Lakes and Giardino Weston. This equals 10 locations for the franchise, just in time for their 10th anniversary this year. Not only does this addition expand the concept in Broward County, it also marks the company’s first multiunit operators.

Giardino Introduces New Grain Bowls

This February, Giardino Gourmet Salads, the fast casual salad concept of South Florida, introduces grain bowls to its menu of signature salads, garden wraps, and boccata sandwiches. Grain Bowls combine warm quinoa, brown rice, or jasmine rice with a variety of premium toppings and dressings.

 

Giardino Gourmet Salads Introduces Grain Bowls

This February, Giardino Gourmet Salads, the fast-casual salad concept of South Florida, introduced Grain Bowls to their menu of signature salads, garden wraps, and boccata sandwiches. Grain Bowls combine warm quinoa, brown rice, or jasmine rice with a wide variety of toppings and dressings.

Giardino Celebrates 2013 Sales Growth

Giardino Gourmet Salads, a premiere fast casual salad concept of South Florida, has continued its growth path with 10.6 percent positive comparable sales in 2013. This increase comes over a double digit comparable sales increase the prior year, making it the chain’s eighth consecutive quarter of positive comparables.

 

Giardino Hands Supply Responsibilities to SCS

Supply Chain Services, LLC announced an agreement with Giardino Enterprises (“GE”), owner of the Giardino Gourmet Salad restaurant chain in South Florida, to provide supply chain management services for all Giardino Gourmet Salad restaurants.

 

Giardino is an up-and-coming brand in the U.S. SCS will develop a customized supply chain strategy for the Giardino brand, as well as provide day-to-day management of the chain’s food, packaging, and smallwares purchasing and distribution activities.

Giardino Pleases Guests with New Catering Program

Giardino Gourmet Salads, the fast casual salad concept founded in Miami in 2004, launches its new catering program to the public. Typically known for signature, gourmet salads, the catering program boasts a variety of menu options including wraps, boccata sandwiches, lunch boxes, and more. With pricing starting at as low as $7 per person, the company has also developed three new catering packages that make it easier for customers to choose what to order.

 

Latest Numbers Show Giardino Salads Grew By 14.5%

Giardino Gourmet Salads, the fast-casual salad concept founded in Miami in 2004, has taken its growth seriously, boasting a 14.5 percent in year-to-date comparable sales increase as of April 2013.

This positive growth in salesis attributed to several new initiatives implemented by the company, including new menu items, a focus on delivery, and a new operations program aimed at delivering a higher-quality in-store experience.

Former BK Exec Joins the Board at Giardino Gourmet Salads

Giardino Gourmet Salads, the fast-casual salad concept founded by Kenny and Ody Lugo in Miami in 2004, has big plans to grow into other markets in 2013, with a new board of directors and investors in place.

The new board offers 90 years of combined experience in restaurant operations, and includes Julio Ramirez, former executive vice president of global operations and former president of the Latin America region for Burger King Corporation.