Melt Shop Grows New York Footprint with Opening of Staten Island Restaurant
Leading Fast Casual Melted Sandwich Concept Debuts at the Staten Island Mall
September 10, 2018 // Franchising.com // New York - Melt Shop, the pioneer of the Melted Sandwich Movement, announced today the opening of its newest restaurant in the Staten Island Mall - a GGP Mall in Staten Island’s New Springville neighborhood. Located in the mall’s newly renovated food hall, the restaurant marks Melt Shop’s first location in Staten Island, and emphasizes the brand’s development plans in New York, opening on the heels of the White Plains restaurant earlier this year. Melt Shop at Staten Island Mall features melted sandwiches, tots, salads and shakes with favorites such as the Fried Chicken Melt, Classic Grilled Cheese and Loaded Tots.
“We’re very excited to open Melt Shop’s eighth New York restaurant at the Staten Island Mall and look forward to growing our brand further throughout the state and beyond,” said Spencer Rubin, Founder & CEO of Melt Shop. “The momentum we’re enjoying is made possible by our team’s passion and Melt Shop’s loyal guests. We’re motivated by what we’ve achieved thus far and will continue to work tirelessly to ensure we’re always elevating and innovating our product and brand.”
Melt Shop’s Staten Island restaurant features the company’s newest kitchen and storefront design, which includes Melt Shop’s signature double-stacked conveyor oven that enhances food quality and shortens ticket wait times. Named one of Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers & Shakers, Melt Shop remains committed to providing a product and experience unmatched in the fast-casual space, for its guests, franchisees and staff.
In addition to opening corporate locations, Melt Shop is currently seeking well-capitalized franchisees, both domestically and internationally, who are entrepreneurial, have a strong knowledge of their markets, and are excited to be a part of a culinary experience unmatched in the melted sandwich space. With more than 20 new restaurants in the pipeline since launching into franchising in September 2017, Melt Shop remains well ahead of its goal to open 100 locations by 2022.
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About Melt Shop
Founded in 2011 in New York City, Melt Shop is a melted sandwich restaurant that uses only the best ingredients. As the pioneers of the melted sandwich movement, the company offers a variety of melted sandwiches, tots, salads, and shakes. Today, Melt Shop has grown to 10 domestic locations in and around New York City, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota, and two international locations in Kuwait. Melt Shop does more than create melted sandwich masterpieces; it creates a culinary experience unmatched in the fast-casual space. For more information about Melt Shop, visit www.meltshop.com.
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