Sarku Japan(R) Continues National Expansion With The Opening Of Teriyaki And Sushi Express In Silver Springs, Maryland

New store to be the third free-standing concept to open in Maryland

July 19, 2011 // // (SILVER SPRINGS, MD) – Sarku Japan®, the largest and most successful Japanese Quick Service Restaurant chain (QSR) in the United States, will take its sizzling teriyaki and made-to-order sushi from mall food courts to the streets. Monday, July 18th, Sarku Japan® opened its new free-standing concept, Teriyaki and Sushi Express in Silver Springs. Touting the brand promise "Fresh Happens Here," the restaurant will feature chefs preparing made-to-order sushi and signature teriyaki recipes on a Teppanyaki grill, fresh for guests to enjoy. The Silver Springs franchise, located at 11201 New Hampshire Avenue at the White Oak Shopping Center, will be Sarku's third free-standing concept in Maryland.

"We are thrilled to be opening the newest Sarku Japan® storefront in Silver Springs," said Bruce Kim, Director of Franchise Development. "The growing popularity of Asian Quick Service Restaurants has reflected a change in American appetites. More people are health-conscious, and Japanese food – including our made-to-order teriyaki and sushi – satisfies a desire for fast food alternatives that are low-fat and fresh."

According to Kim, with the popularity of healthy Japanese quick service food like teriyaki and sushi on the rise, there has never been a better time to open a Sarku Japan® franchise. The company offers franchisee support in all areas including training, operations, and marketing.

In addition to the Washington D.C. area, Sarku Japan® launched its new free-standing concepts in metro markets such as Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago. Continuing with its aggressive national expansion, Sarku aims to open 15-20 new locations per year.

Sarku Japan® is now accepting franchise applications from qualified applicants. For more information visit, call 1-800-668-3858 ext. 694, or email

About Sarku Japan®

Established in 1987, Sarku Japan® can be found in over 200 food courts in high-profile malls nationwide. Since 2008, Sarku Japan® has introduced free-standing restaurants in major metro markets such as Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, D.C., and Los Angeles, as well as international markets including Southeast Asia and South America. The company's plans for expansion include opening 15-20 corporate and franchise stores per year over the next five years. Corporate headquarters are located in Markham, Ontario Canada.



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