Pokeatery Now Open in Lake Chabot Public Market

Build-your-own poké restaurant opens second corporate location.

March 08, 2017 // Franchising.com // Castro Valley, CA - Pokeatery, the popular fast casual poke restaurant based out of California, opened its second location in Castro Valley. Conveniently inside the Lake Chabot Public Market, the location is 350 sq. feet and offers the full menu. The franchisors are looking to open more restaurants and are currently searching for sites for their 3rd store.

Inspired by their love of Hawaiian culture and cuisine, and bolstered a long family history in the restaurant business, couple Derek and Joann Chung decided to bring poké to the mainland by opening the original restaurant in San Mateo, CA in 2015.

Pokeatery offers a unique and diverse variety of fresh fish, bases, mix-ins, sides, sauces, and toppings so customers can customize their poké bowl to their own liking.

“We are very excited to open our second location,” said founder Joann Chung. “We feel our unique menu and great unit economics position Pokeatery to be a leader in the super hot poké category.

Fransmart is the franchise development company behind the explosive growth of brands like Five Guys Burger and Fries and Qdoba Mexican Grill and will serve as Pokeatery’s exclusive franchise development partner.


407 S. B Street
San Mateo, CA 94401

18911 Lake Chabot Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546

About Pokeatery

Inspired by the love of the Hawaiian Islands, Pokeatery founders, Joann and Derek Chung, wanted to bring some of their favorite flavors to the mainland and offer a place where anyone could come and enjoy great poké bowls as a meal whenever they crave it.

Pokeatery has taken the Hawaiian flavors of poké and updated them with a modern California twist, offering several delicious varieties made with sashimi-grade Ahi, Albacore, Salmon and more. Their sustainably-sourced, quality seafood menu is complemented with quality produce and ingredients. Pokeatery offers a wide variety of bases, sauces and toppings, allowing customers to create customizable poké bowls in a fast casual atmosphere.


Maggie Hall
E: maggie@fransmart.com

SOURCE Pokeatery



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