#1 Salad Franchise Adds Franchise Sales Veteran to Senior Leadership Team
August 05, 2010 // Franchising.com // CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--Saladworks, the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, has named Jason D. Mattes as Vice President of Franchise Development.
Mattes' franchise career started at Netspace. Before joining Saladworks, Mattes managed a staff at Cruise Planners, the largest home-based travel agent network.
At Saladworks, Mattes' main focus is directing the franchise expansion efforts of the Nation's #1 Salad Franchise.
"Saladworks has spent the last two years gearing up for national expansion in spite of the economy," said Saladworks' Founder/CEO, John Scardapane. "Bringing Jason on board with his vast experience is a perfect fit for our aggressive growth model and an integral piece in the puzzle of nationwide expansion."
Mattes joins Saladworks as the franchise concept continues to expand in new markets coast to coast. Saladworks' entrance into Orange County, CA and Knox County, TN, are all planned for late 2010 into early 2011.
Saladworks, the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, operates over 100 franchise locations in 11 states. In addition to its existing stores, the chain currently has over 60 units in development across the country. Saladworks locations offer a "fanatic'ly fresh" menu of flavorful salads with signature dressings, proprietary soups and Fusion sandwiches. Saladworks' True Nutrition guide to healthy eating introduces signature salads averaged less than 300 calories and new "Powerhouse Food" ingredients. Saladworks was voted the nation's number one salad franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for 2009 and 2010.