Take a closer look at the key differentiating features — or Breakout Factors — that are fueling Rock & Brews' success.
Rock & Brews aims to create the experience of relaxing backstage at a rock concert venue. Its founders include Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band Kiss. Photo: Rock & Brews
Mike Reynolds, CEO of Rock & Brews, was hired last year. He had worked in the restaurant business with former Burger King owner Grand Metropolitan and later as the founder of the bagel chain Big City Bagels. He also has experience in the music industry. He discovered the band Missing Persons and managed the '80s band Night Ranger. Photo: Rock & Brews
The concept currently has nine locations and is shoring up for what CEO Mike Reynolds says will be a big 2015, with six to eight additional restaurant openings planned. Photo: Rock & Brews
Rock & Brews got its start when Dave Furano, a rock concert promoter who worked with bands such as The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead, got together with his brother, Dell, as well as rock legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley and restaurateur Michael Zislis. Photo: Rock & Brews
Rock & Brews combines music and entertainment to target the "everyman" looking for an environment with classic rock music that is still friendly for families — and dogs on the patio. Photo: Rock & Brews