The recession hit much of the casual-dining segment particularly hard, but Bob Hoffmeister, president and COO of Margaritas Mexican Restaurants, says he is pleased with his company’s performance this year. Portsmouth, N.H.-based Margaritas has 19 casual-dining restaurants in New England. The company, which was founded in 1985, recently ramped up its franchising efforts and plans to open four more company-owned units in 2010, Hoffmeister said. Hoffmeister, who came to ...

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