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This story is part of NRN’s Second 100 special report, a proprietary census ranking the foodservice industry’s largest restaurant chains and companies by sales and unit data, among other metrics.
9. Quaker Steak & Lube
Quaker Steak & Lube takes fan appreciation to a new level, recently asking supporters to help pick the location of the next restaurant. The brand, which offers a broad menu, is developing both company-owned and franchise stores.
Latest-Year U.S. systemwide sales: $143.1 million
Latest-Year sales growth: 12.2%
Second 100 sales rank: 194
U.S. unit count: 64 (up 28%)
ESPU: $2.5 million (down 6.5%)