June 07, 2017 // Franchising.com // DENVER - Fresh off its breakthrough ranking on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500® list, Teriyaki Madness found itself on another awards list in early May. The Denver Business Journal, which ranks companies each year on its annual Small Business Awards list, has named the Asian fast casual restaurant No. 2 on the list based on select criteria that includes projected growth, increase in yearly revenue and number of employees.
Teriyaki Madness was ranked second in the 11-19 employees category thanks to its impressive national expansion, which is projected to hit 50 restaurants by the summer.
The honor is the latest of a growing list of accolades for Teriyaki Madness in 2017. In addition to the Denver Business Journal award, the company picked up a coveted spot on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500® list, found itself listed on both the Emerging Brands and Fastest Growing Franchises lists according to Franchise Gator, and are led by CEO Michael Haith, who was a Franchise Times 2017 Dealmaker of the Year and a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Mountain Desert Region.
“We have a great national system in place and our business model is clearly working as we continue to expand into new states and sign franchise agreements like we never have before,” said Teriyaki Madness CEO Michael Haith, who became CEO in 2012 and took over the franchise in February 2016. “We are excited to be honored by the Denver Business Journal and are committed to being a staple in not only Denver but also communities all over the country for years to come.”
Teriyaki Madness currently has franchise agreements signed for more than 150 units and has its eyes set on 500 restaurants in the next 10 years. The company is becoming a leader in the Asian fast casual segment, which caters to a country that sees more than 45 percent of households consume food with teriyaki at least once per month.
The restaurant serves big bowls of bold, flavorful food made to order with fresh, never frozen ingredients. Dishes use all-natural meats that are marinated and grilled with noodles or rice and fresh steamed vegetables, served with a variety of made-in-house sauces. Founded in 2003 in Las Vegas, the restaurant famous for Seattle-style teriyaki, big bowls of flavorful food and “chorks” is now headquartered in Denver and making its mark both locally and around the country in 15 states.
Teriyaki Madness operates with a “sincere-franchise” model that allows for its independently-owned restaurants to customize his or her store to better suit communities and its personalities.
Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual Asian restaurant concept featuring a Seattle Teriyaki menu, is committed to unconditionally satisfying guests by offering delicious, made-to-order Teriyaki dishes prepared with all natural, fresh ingredients that are served quickly, at a reasonable price in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. The brand is dedicated to “Spreading the Madness” so that everyone can experience the best teriyaki on earth. The "Fresh, Fulfilling, and Fits your Life” concept was recently recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as a Franchise 500 company and by Franchise Business Review for their Top 50 Franchise Satisfaction award for 2015 and 2016. Teriyaki Madness was founded in 2003 and currently has franchise agreements for nearly 150 locations in the U.S. Teriyaki Madness offers franchising opportunities nationwide for their concept to qualified single and multi-unit candidates. For more information, visit www.franchise.teriyakimadness.com or email email@example.com.
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