CHICAGO Restaurant and retail veteran David Grossman has signed a master franchise deal to open 80 Freshii locations over the next 10 years in the Chicago area, the 14-unit fast-casual chain said Wednesday. Freshii, which was founded in Toronto in 2005, offers a menu of build-your-own soups, salads, wraps and rice bowls. The company said Grossman is scheduled to open his first restaurant in June in the Water Tower Place shopping center on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. A second ...

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