Industry News | October 7, 2013

Muscle Maker Inks Deal and Heads West

Muscle Maker Grill, a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves freshly prepared meals with its guests’ health in mind, announces it has signed 13 franchise agreements to develop 22 locations throughout the country. Among the 22 franchises, which raises the total number of Muscle Maker Grill locations under development to 220, are the brand’s first Nebraska, Arizona, Nevada, and North Carolina restaurants.


This is a significant achievement for Muscle Maker Grill, and we are thrilled to report our steady growth and continued expansion into the Midwest and West,” says Rod Silva, founder of Muscle Maker Grill. “Our truly unique concept of great food with your health in mind is gaining popularity throughout the U.S. We look forward to helping each of our new franchisees grow their local presence with unparalleled corporate support.”


The 13 signed franchise agreements will result in the development of restaurants in the following locations:


·         Nebraska: Omaha (2) and Lincoln

·         Arizona: Phoenix (3)

·         Nevada: Las Vegas (3)

·         North Carolina: Greensboro, Kernersville, and Winston

·         Chicago: Wheaton and St. Charles

·         Florida: Tampa (2) and West Palm Beach

·         New Jersey: Princeton, Somerdale, and Jersey City

·         New York: Manhattan and Washington Heights


In addition to these new franchise agreements, an increasing number of current franchisees are purchasing additional restaurants. This expansion will result in the development of restaurants in Secaucus, New Jersey, Huntington Station and East Meadow, New York, and multi-units in Orange County, California. The rapidly growing chain expects to expand its franchise system by 100 units in the next three years.


Franchisees from across the country are recognizing that Muscle Maker Grill offers a unique investment opportunity,” Silva says. “We plan to continue expanding our footprint to bring our nutritious, quick service options to people nationwide.”

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