Nation’s Restaurant News Recognizes Teriyaki Madness on “Next 20” List

Asian fast casual restaurant continues to ride wave of momentum with new openings, growing presence.

September 14, 2017 // // DENVER - Teriyaki Madness broke into the top half of the Inc. 5000 charts in August and now the emerging leader in the Asian fast casual food segment has found itself in another top-tier awards column. Nation’s Restaurant News, the restaurant industry’s premier publication for delivering news, data and analysis in the sector, placed Teriyaki Madness at No. 18 on its annual Next 20 list.

The Next 20 reveals emerging restaurants that are excelling in the spirit of innovation and execution and are gaining momentum nationwide.

Teriyaki Madness, which has grown at a remarkable 171 percent clip over the last three years, finds itself on the list for the first time as it nears 50 locations across 16 states, with 150 franchise agreements in place.

“We have every intention of becoming a fixture in communities across the United States and we are thrilled that people are starting to take notice,” said Michael Haith, CEO of Teriyaki Madness. “The sky is the limit for Teriyaki Madness and we look forward to the next several years as more people become exposed to our delicious, bold, flavorful food.”

Throughout the first two quarters of 2017 alone, Teriyaki Madness opened 14 new locations, breaking into new cities and states including Northern California, Metro Atlanta, Montana, New York, South Carolina and South Florida. The next opening for Teriyaki Madness is scheduled for October 1 in Oklahoma City, another new market for the restaurant and 17th state overall.

About Teriyaki Madness

Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual teriyaki shop concept, 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 everyone can experience the best teriyaki on earth. Teriyaki Madness was recently recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as a Franchise 500 company and by Franchise Business Review for their Top 50 Franchise Satisfaction award two years in a row. The brand also ranked on the top half of the Inc. 5000 list in 2017 with three-year sales growth of 171 percent and is No. 18 on the Next 20 list by Nation’s Restaurant News. Teriyaki Madness was founded in 2003 and currently has franchise agreements for nearly 150 shops in the United States. Teriyaki Madness offers franchising opportunities nationwide for their concept to qualified single and multi-unit candidates. For more information, visit or email

Media Contact:

Mike Garabedian
Fishman Public Relations
847-945-1300 x234

SOURCE Teriyaki Madness


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