Wharf Casual Seafood® Targets Southeast Expansion into Florida, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina
January 31, 2020 // Franchising.com // MONTGOMERY, AL. - Wharf Hospitality Group, Inc., the southern fast-casual seafood restaurant operator with unique, flavorful recipes is seeking seasoned multi-unit franchise owners to help launch the brand’s growth.
“Wharf has created a unique niche providing high quality seafood at affordable prices, served in a classically rustic setting. Additionally, we have created one of the most affordable business models for franchisees,” said Noah Griggs, Wharf Casual Seafood Co-Owner and Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to seeing first time and repeat customers as they enjoy recipes created by our award-winning Co-Founder and Co-Owner, Chef Stephen Duggar.”
Recent company store growth includes two new restaurants in Montgomery, Alabama and a new location under construction in Dothan, Alabama projected to open late April. Additional company sites are in the works for late 2020 and 2021. “We plan to maintain a strong company presence by expanding in northern Florida and southern Georgia while supporting franchise growth in contiguous markets,” said Griggs.
Wharf Casual Seafood’s founders, Early and Stephen Duggar, took their passion for seafood and transformed it into a successful restaurant concept with crave-able lunch and dinner options for business lunches, families, and caterings alike. Wharf favorites are served broiled, blackened, or crispy. Guests enjoy a diverse menu that includes Shrimp and Grits, Seafood Gumbo, Po Boys, Tacos, Baskets, Platters, and unique side items such as Southern Cheese Grits, Collard Greens and Brussels Sprouts. Our fresh salad line-up is a great compliment as a side item or as an entrée. Beverages include southern inspired sweet tea, soft drinks, a nice selection of wines and local brew house favorites.
“Wharf has created an attractive new restaurant design celebrating our fisherman heritage with a modern twist. This new look enhances our incredible food and hospitable service model creating a first-class dining experience,” said Griggs. “Our seasoned leadership team has over 100 years of combined food service experience with nearly 30 years in franchise management.”
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