"Fresh To Order has an excellent return on investment, but most importantly, it’s a brand that offers fine dining-quality dishes at affordable prices—something customers are in," said Sam Oches, QSR Editor.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 03, 2015
Fresh to Order (f2o), the restaurant industry’s fast-fine dining pioneer, has been named to QSR Magazine’s “2015 Best Franchise Deals” list. Now in its sixth year, the list identifies franchise brands that offer sound value propositions to existing and new franchisees. Brands are assessed on investment-to-sales ratios, marketplace differentiation, franchisee support and brand momentum.
QSR editors selected Fresh To Order as one of four concepts in the “Hungry Upstart” category, which focuses on small, emerging concepts, and credited the brand’s consistent double-digit comps, 2.5-to-1 sales-to-investment ratio, and strong average unit volumes (approximately $2M) for its selection.
“Providing value to our franchisees is as important to us as providing value to our guests,” said Pierre Panos, CEO of Fresh To Order. “It’s something we are deeply committed to and challenges us to keep our operators top of mind.” This recognition from QSR Magazine is especially satisfying because this is our second time in three years to receive this recognition from them. . We want to be a part of this list every year.”
“There are countless options available to franchisees who want to invest in the quick-service and fast-casual restaurant industries,” said Sam Oches, QSR editor. “Our Best Franchise Deals is designed to make their decision a little bit easier by highlighting companies that offer the best bang for the buck while also providing a brand and business model that have potential for the long-term. Fresh To Order was a natural fit for our report: It has an excellent return on investment, but most importantly, it’s a brand that takes its food and experience seriously, offering fine dining-quality dishes at affordable prices—something customers are increasingly seeking."
Also recognized by Fast Casual.com as a “Top 50 Fast Casual Concept” and Nation's Restaurant News as a "Hot Concept" and "Breakout Brand," Fresh To Order combines the quality of food fine-dining restaurants are known for with the efficient service and price point of fast casual. In addition, Fresh To Order is a member of the National Restaurant Association's Kids LiveWell program, designed to help parents make the healthful choice the easy choice for their children when dining out. Combine Fresh to Order’s focus on healthier, flavorful menu choices with its open-kitchen set-up and commitment to great customer service, and you have an experience like nothing else in the category.
Fresh To Order has franchising opportunities throughout the South, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest states. For franchising information, visit http://www.f2ofranchise.com/.
About Fresh To Order (f2o)
Founded in 2006, Fresh To Order (f2o), the pioneer of the innovative, "fast-fine" restaurant segment, combines the quality of food found in casual fine dining with the operating platform and price point of fast casual. With a mission to serve "Incredible Food" in under 10 minutes for around $10, f2o serves a menu of recognizable favorites with a flavorful twist, such as chef-inspired entrees, Panini sandwiches, soups and Perfect Bite Salads©. Quickly becoming one of the industry's most admired food concepts, Fresh To Order was recently named a Hot Concept! and a Top 50 Breakout Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, and selected as among QSR Magazine’s Best Franchise Deals. For up-to-the-minute information join us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/fresh2order, or visit http://www.freshtoorder.com and http://www.f2ofranchise.com.
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