August 26, 2010 // Franchising.com // Conshohocken, PA – Saladworks, the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, announces today that it has signed an agreement with a multi-unit developer for three locations in Northern Orange County, CA.
Saladworks' nationwide expansion continues with this deal, following previous agreements for stores in Southern Orange County, CA, Knox County, TN, and Wake County, NC.
"I didn't want to bring another donut shop or unhealthy fast food franchise to California," new franchisee, Bomby Ahuja said. "We believe in the product, the system, and the support that we'll receive."
"With this latest franchise signing, Saladworks is communicating our commitment to expand rapidly in the all important southern California market," said Saladworks' President, Paul Steck. "Bomby Ahuja is a most welcome addition to the Saladworks family of franchisees. We are extremely confident that accelerating growth in Orange County will be a boon to our franchisees, our customers in Orange County, and our entire franchise system."
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. With the addition of the True Nutrition menu, Saladworks' varieties of signature salads are all 300 calories or less. Saladworks was voted the nation's number one salad franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for 2009 and 2010.