2015 Next 20 standout: Salata

2015 Next 20 standout: Salata

NRN takes a look at 20 restaurant chains best positioned to crack the Top 200 — and what they’re doing to get there. RELATED: • 2015 Next 20: Flexibility helps many brands meet their goals • Gallery: Meet the 2015 Next 20 brands • Sales and unit trend data

Salata, a tossed-to-order salad chain, was founded by Berge Simonian and Tony Kyoumjian in October 2005 and today has 46 locations in Texas, Illinois and Southern California.

Simonian developed the concept after noticing how busy the salad tossing station was at his Houston full-service restaurant, Simon’s. He decided to focus on that area, and Salata soon had lines out the door.


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