Chain: Slapfish

Slapfish Begins Construction on Albuquerque Location

Slapfish has started construction at its newest location at Holly Center in Albuquerque. With a target opening date of late September, Albuquerque diners will soon be enjoying Instagram-famous Lobster Rolls and Chowder fries at Slapfish. Local chef Eric Wilson is the partner and operations manager for the Slapfish Albuquerque franchise. Wilson has over 14 years […]

Fast Casual Slapfish Headed to New Mexico

Slapfish, home of the Instagram-worthy Clobster Grilled Cheese, Lobster Rolls, and Chowder fries, has finalized a two-unit franchise deal for the Albuquerque, New Mexico region. The nation’s fastest growing seafood fast casual is slated to open their first location here by fall of this year ahead of the famed Baloon Festival.    Slapfish founder and celebrity […]

Slapfish Moves In On Utah

Slapfish will open its newest location in Lehi. The first location in Utah is slated to open its doors at 3320 N. Digital Drive at Thanksgiving Point on March 10 as it continues spreading its brand of fresh, refreshingly responsible seafood. Known for inventive dishes like the Clobster Grilled Cheese and Chowder Fries, the modern […]

Slapfish Creator Introduces Two New Concepts

Chef Andrew Gruel, television personality and founder of Slapfish Restaurant Group, announces the launch of Two Birds and Butterleaf, two new exciting dining options in Orange County. Located in Irvine’s Trade Food Hall, the inventive concepts offer over-the-top twists on plant-based dishes and free-range chicken. Created around the idea that simple is better, Two Birds […]

Slapfish Expanding into San Diego

The Instagram-worthy Lobster Rolls and Chowder Fries from Slapfish will soon be available in San Diego, as the premium fast casual seafood concept has finalized a franchise agreement to build five locations in the area with the first slated to open later this year. Slapfish founder and celebrity chef, Andrew Gruel, grew the wildly successful […]

Slapfish to Open San Clemente Location December 29

Slapfish, a modern seafood franchise serving up crave-worthy, sustainable seafood dishes in a fast casual setting, announced the opening of its seventh location in San Clemente, California. The restaurant will open its doors on December 29 inside the Outlets at San Clemente as it continues spreading its brand of ridiculously fresh, refreshingly responsible seafood. Known […]

Slapfish Brings ‘Boat-to-Plate’ Concept to Six More States

With lobster rolls, chowder fries, and just-off-the-docks fish tacos in the desert, a seaside experience is coming to the Southwest. Slapfish, a Huntington Beach, California–based fast-casual seafood restaurant with an emphasis on serving fresh, sustainable dishes, has signed a multi-state franchise deal which will introduce the concept to Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Texas. Andrew […]

West Coast Slapfish “Pops Up” in Chicago

On Thursday, May 19, eco-seafood guru Chef Andrew Gruel, founder of Southern California's heralded Slapfish, will be serving up fresh, sustainable fare in a pop-up in Chicago. Following his wildly successful Slapfish food truck in California, Gruel opened seven restaurants in just three years. His partnerships with the Aquarium of the Pacific and Seafood for […]

Slapfish Brings Eco-Seafood to Brooklyn

There’s nothing boring about this one-night stand at the seafood shack. On October 13, eco-seafood fanatic Chef Andrew Gruel, founder of Los Angeles’s heralded Slapfish, will be serving up fresh and sustainable seafood at a pop up at Brooklyn’s favorite Loosie’s Kitchen. After taking seafood head on in California with his successful Slapfish food truck, […]

Slapfish Opens First Airport Location in LAX

Slapfish, a Huntington Beach, California–based, chef-driven, fast-casual seafood restaurant with an emphasis on serving fresh, sustainable dishes, opened at Terminal 2 in Los Angeles International Airport at the end of June. The airport will offer a signature menu including Slapfish restaurant staples like lobster rolls, fish and chips, and chowder fries. Since opening its first […]

Slapfish Focuses Growth in Southern California

Slapfish, a Huntington Beach–based, chef-driven, fast-casual seafood restaurant with an emphasis on serving fresh, sustainable dishes, has announced the signing of a multiunit franchise deal to focus on Southern California. Slapfish is expanding through a partnership with Fransmart, the franchise development company behind the explosive growth of brands like Five Guys Burgers and Fries and […]

Slapfish to Open Three Franchisee Locations in 2015

On the heels of the opening of its third location in California and following its international franchise debut in Dubai, UAE, Slapfish unveils its early expansion plan for 2015 with four new stores set to open in the U.S. With the first of three new franchise stores, one is scheduled to open this April at the […]

Slapfish Encourages Kids to Eat Healthy with New Menu

Slapfish founder and Food Network’s Food Truck Face Off personality, chef Andrew Gruel, introduced a Little Sharks Menu at Slapfish’s Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach locations. In an effort to get kids to eat more nutritious and delicious brain food, the modern seafood shack has taken its commitment to sustainable seafood one step further with […]

Slapfish Celebrates National Seafood Month

Sustainable seafood expert and Slapfish founder, Andrew Gruel, celebrates National Seafood Month by emphasizing his unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood with specials at his Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach restaurants. During the month of October, guests will be able experience chef Gruel's innovative approach to fresh, responsibly sourced seafood in a series of weekly specials, […]

Slapfish Signs Multiunit Deal for California Expansion

Slapfish, a Huntington Beach–based fast-casual seafood concept, announced the signing of a multiunit franchise deal to focus on Southern California. The franchisee plans to open a minimum of six stores over the next three years, with the first location planned for Newport Beach in 2014. The new franchisee is Abdelmuti Restaurant Group led by Nedal […]

Slapfish Under Construction in Dubai

Slapfish, Huntington Beach’s chef-driven fast-casual seafood restaurant, is building out its first location in Dubai. The Dubai location will be the first Middle East unit to come out of a major master franchise deal that was signed in 2013, under a notable operator/franchisee that has brought other successful restaurant brands over to the region. The […]