In the dynamic world of fast-casual dining, Capriotti's has risen to the occasion, earning our place among the top 400 franchises in the United States, according to the prestigious Franchise Times Top 400 list. Climbing 25 spots from the previous year, Capriotti's now stands proudly at No. 303 on this exclusive ranking. This accomplishment is a testament to our dedication to excellence, a robust franchise community, and the enduring appeal of our high-quality menu items.
The Franchise Times Top 400 is an annual ranking that shines a spotlight on the largest franchise systems in the United States, based on global systemwide sales from the previous year. Achieving this recognition requires more than just great food; it's a result of a comprehensive five-month research and reporting effort, making it one of the most credible and objective franchise rankings available.
David Bloom, Chief Development and Operating Officer for Capriotti's and Wing Zone, expressed his gratitude for the recognition. "We're honored to be recognized among the elite brands featured on the Franchise Times Top 400 list," he stated. "This achievement not only speaks volumes about our unwavering dedication to excellence, our dynamic franchisee community, and the enduring appeal of our high-quality menu items but also reaffirms our passion for sharing the Capriotti's experience with communities across the globe."
Capriotti's has not only secured our place on the Franchise Times Top 400 but we have consistently received accolades and recognition in both the franchising and Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industries. In 2023, Capriotti’s was named one of the top 10 most successful brands on Fast Casual's 2023 Top 100 Movers & Shakers list and recognized as one of America's fastest-growing companies on the Inc. 5000 list. These accolades reflect our commitment to growth and innovation.
Limitless Growth Potential
Capriotti's is not just a success story in the United States; we’re also making our mark on international markets. With 168 locations across the country and an additional 190 units in the development pipeline, our growth shows no signs of slowing down. In the past year alone, 28 new locations were added, and Capriotti's has maintained strong sales throughout. Our impressive Average Unit Volume (AUV) is a testament to our success, with the top-performing locations achieving an AUV of $1.8 million.
At Capriotti’s, our dedication to excellence, high-quality ingredients, and ongoing support for franchise partners has propelled us to the forefront of the fast-casual restaurant industry. With continued growth and innovation, we are poised for even greater success in the coming years.
If you're looking for a taste of tradition and excellence with an award-winning restaurant franchise, then look no further. Contact us today to learn more about our franchise opportunities.