Sizzler is the latest restaurant brand in multi-concept franchisee Tony Lutfi’s portfolio, which already includes four other chains. Lutfi, chief executive and president of Marlu Investment Group in Sacramento, already has 72 restaurants: 21 Jack in the Box units, 46 Church’s Chicken locations, four Little Caesars outlets, and one Arby’s restaurant. Last month, Lutfi signed an agreement with Culver City, Calif.-based Sizzler USA to expand the buffet chain in the San ...

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