At Compeat and Ctuit, we love our customers. And nothing makes us more thrilled than to see them getting some well-deserved respect from the industry. FSR Magazine has published a list of America’s Top 50 Emerging Chains, highlighting high-potential, performance-driven full-service brands with 50 locations or fewer that are growing fast.
You can find the full list here, but feel free to read on below as we brag about our amazing customers who made this year’s list. Congratulations!
Founding Farmer’s is owned by the more than 47,000 family farmers of North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) and is supplied by hundreds of family farms everywhere. Serving scratch-made, responsibly sourced innovative, American dishes are made primarily with pure ingredients honoring the farmers and their hard-earned bounty.
Public School Restaurant + Bar is a chef-driven gastropub which delivers, “An Education in the Art of Food & Beer.” They use the freshest quality ingredients, sourced from local Farmer’s Markets. The bar features a vast selection of seasonal cocktails and sommelier selected wines.
Zea Rotisserie & Grill is a polished, casual restaurant where friends can meet up, share good food and have a great time. The first Zea location opened in Harahan, LA in June 1997 and now has grown to nine locations in the Greater New Orleans Area and beyond. Zea offers modern comfort food, including signature menu items, such as Rotisserie meats, Roasted Corn Grits and Thai Ribs.
Pinstripes Bistro Bowling Bocce was built from a passion to gather, to celebrate, and to experience sophisticated fun. Gather around the outdoor fire pit, rival friends in a game of bocce, or lace up the bowling shoes in the grand rendition of the classic American pastime while you enjoy Italian/American cuisine served from our scratch kitchen.
The Matador features food that is made from scratch daily and the fresh sheet allows them to offer guests something new and exciting, sourcing seasonal ingredients that can be found locally and regionally. All beverages are hand crafted, and the margaritas are hand shaken, and only include ingredients that can be found in nature.
Blue Sushi Sake Grill is your sushi destination to enjoy old favorites or embark on a dining adventure. The menu offers a diverse range of traditional and creative maki, sashimi and nigiri. Oh, and they’re kinda famous for the vegan maki. Order items from the grill menu to alternative between bites of sushi — you’ll discover a creative take on Asian-inspired starters, soups, salads and entrées. The drink menu joins the sushi shindig with an impressive list of premium cold sake, signature cocktails and martinis, beer and hot teas.
Sauce Pizza and Wine believes in one simple thing; delicious food at a reasonable price. Providing a high-quality product that is made fresh daily and affordable for people of all ages is important. Whether it’s a salad made with farm-fresh ingredients, a panini served on bread from a local bakery, pasta, or a signature gourmet pizza, the utmost care is put into crafting the perfect made-from-scratch meal that anyone in the neighborhood can enjoy.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House was born in 1981 with a bold vision – to embody the rich tradition of the classic American steakhouse. Since then, our purpose has remained the same. They keep this tradition alive, but with a modern, sleek twist, bringing you an unparalleled experience every time you dine.
Walk-On’s is a place where over-the-top enthusiasm and culture is the daily norm. The authentic, mouthwatering Louisiana cuisine prepared fresh in a from-scratch kitchen. That includes seafood, traditional Cajun cuisine and burgers built for two hands. Like Louisiana, food is truly Walk-On’s calling card and the reason you’ll keep coming back for more.
Umami Burger first dropped on Los Angeles in 2009, immediately becoming a must-try burger and positioning itself firmly on the city’s best restaurant lists, and the nation’s best burger lists. Since then, San Francisco, Chicago and New York have been Umamified, with 24 locations spanning the nation. In early 2017, the first international location, bringing Umami Burger to the home of umami itself, Japan, with additional locations on the way.
JINYA Ramen Bar Anyone from Japan can tell you: Real Japanese ramen isn’t about the noodles, it’s about the broth. That’s why JINYA Ramen Bar’s signature stocks take center-stage on our menu. Slowly simmered for more than ten hours, they combine whole pork bones, chickens or vegetables with just the right amount of bonito, dashi, kombu and other authentic ingredients. The result is a rich broth that is thick, full-flavored, healthful… and unforgettable.
Lazy Dog Lazy Dog serves handcrafted American food and drink with seasonally-inspired ingredients. When you walk in, you get a small mountain town vibe from the warm, caring service and the rustic social setting. It’s a great place to get together with friends and family.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant passionately believes that food and wine hold the power to forge lasting connections, setting the table for a life well lived. Enjoy an experience filled with memorable moments built upon food, wine, and friendship. The concept includes four distinct components: an upscale dining restaurant, full-service bar, private barrel-aging room, and Napa-style tasting room and retail gift store… all under one roof.
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery serves up creative twists on America’s favorite breakfast classics in a casual, friendly and vibrant atmosphere. Breakfast marks the beginning of a new day. At Snooze, they believe life is for living and each person and each day is worth celebrating. Their mantra: it only takes a moment to make a difference.
Native Grill & Wings Based in Gilbert, Arizona, Native Grill & Wings is a family-friendly, polished sports grill with 31 restaurants throughout Arizona, Colorado and Texas. Native, as the brand’s legion of fans call it, serves 20 award-winning wing flavors that guests can order by the individual wing, as well as an extensive menu of burgers, sandwiches, salads and more.
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is a chef driven burger joint that uses a mix of local and artisanal ingredients to make the most amazing burger you’ve ever had. Bad Daddy’s prepares simple foods—such as the quintessential American dish, the hamburger – with culinary passion. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is committed to sourcing local and fresh ingredients whenever possible and supporting nearby businesses with interests in the local culinary marketplace, like the extensive selection of craft beers and regional spirits.