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Salsarita's Appoints VP of Franchise Development

2012-08-13 Salsarita’s—the Fresh Mexican Cantina—is pleased to announce Chris Bailey’s addition to the corporate team as vice president of franchise development.

Revamped Salsarita's Prepped for Growth

2012-07-18 Some people just have what it takes to turn a brand around.

Salsarita's Launches New Mexican Pizzas

2012-07-05 Salsarita’s, the 80-unit Fresh Mexican Cantina chain, is debuting a new line of Mexican-inspired pizzas.

Philip Friedman Named Chairman of Brandstand Group

2012-04-12 Brandstand Group announced today that Philip Friedman, former CEO and president of McAlister’s Deli and current CEO of Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, has ...

Salsarita's Sets the Stage for New Casarito

2012-03-28 Salsarita’s — the Fresh Mexican Cantina — recently announced the launch of its first new menu item under new leadership. ...

Former McAlister's CEO Friedman Buys Salsarita's

2011-06-22 Industry veteran Phil Friedman acquired the Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain.

New Salsarita's Inches Chain Closer to 100 Units

2010-07-26 Newest unit, in Overland Park, Kansas, will open to weekend of discounted pricing on soft drinks, chips, and salsa.

Salsarita's Grows and Looks to Expand

2010-06-01 Salsarita's Fresh Cantina is seeking strategic alternatives to further expansion of the quickly growing franchise.

Salsarita's Gets Ready to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

2010-04-30 Salsarita’s will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with week-long 55-cent combos.

Each Customer Who Scratches Also Wins

2010-03-23 Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina is distributing 300,000 Scratch & Win cards, each of which is a winner.