November 29, 2011 // Franchising.com // Missoula, MT - With Asian restaurant concepts popping up across the United States, HuHot Mongolian Grill continues to stay focused and that means growth. During HuHot’s most recent planning session the new restaurant count anticipated for 2012 landed in the double digits.
Next year’s growth will include the conquering of North Carolina by Mike Treadwell, of Treadwell Enterprises, one of HuHot’s newest franchisees. Treadwell plans to open his first North Carolina HuHot in Greenville this spring and hopes for new HuHot openings quarterly in 2012.
Additional expansion for next year is in the works for in Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Utah. “Not only are new franchisees joining the system, our existing franchisees are opening additional restaurants as well. It is great to see satisfied franchisees excited to grow with the company,” states Andy Vap, CEO.
HuHot is presently finishing off the last quarter of 2011 with new restaurant openings in Oklahoma City, OK and Bismarck, ND as well as a second location in Colorado Springs, CO.
HuHot plans to have over 50 restaurants open by the end of 2012, which is a 25% increase from this year. With this type of growth planned, you can see that HuHot is hot.
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HuHot is a create-your-own stir-fry concept that offers a wide variety of meats, seafood, noodles, fresh veggies, and signature sauces to suit your tastes. Select your favorite ingredients then have it cooked to perfection before your eyes on a 6-foot Mongolian grill. With unlimited trips to the grill, you can create a different meal every time.
HuHot Mongolian Grills, LLC opened its first restaurant in Missoula, Montana in 1999 focusing on fresh food, signature sauces and great service. Over the past 12 years, the concept has grown to 40 locations in 15 states and that focus has remained unchanged.
For the past three years, HuHot Mongolian Grill, LLC has been named on the Future 50 list of fastest growing restaurant chains by Restaurant Business magazine and in the 2011 Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur.
To learn more, visit the website at www.huhot.com