CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Saladworks, the nation’s first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, is opening its first location in the state of Arizona. The new Saladworks location is located off the South East corner of Route 101 and North Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard in Scottsdale, AZ.
Saladworks will be celebrating the opening of its Scottsdale location by offering $5 salads to all customers on Wednesday, December 19th and Thursday, December 20th.
This will be the first location in the state of Arizona, and the first Saladworks location to offer a selection of beer, wine and a full frozen yogurt bar in addition to the regular Saladworks menu. The store’s franchisee is Jim Riggs, a New Jersey native who has lived in Scottsdale for 20 years. . When Riggs moved to Arizona he always wanted to bring his favorite restaurant with him and recently signed a Multi-Unit Development Agreement for 5 stores in Arizona.
Scottsdale Saladworks is operated by Breanna Davis, an Arizona native and 10-year restaurant industry veteran. Davis previously operated a popular fast casual restaurant location.
“Arizona is the perfect place for Saladworks,” said Chairman and CEO John Scardapane. “We’re prepared to deliver the ultimate in health-conscious dining to the people of Phoenix, and we’re confident that Breanna Davis and her team are going to deliver the fanatical experience that is the hallmark of Saladworks’ name. They are an excellent addition to our team.”
A fusion of fanatic’ly fresh and healthy menu items along with passionate customer service define the experience each guest receives at every Saladworks location. Saladworks offers all customers the opportunity to create their own customized fresh salad, which is expertly prepared in plain view by an extensively-trained Saladworks team member. Customers can also choose from one of 12 classic Signature Salads. All of Saladworks’ ingredients are chopped fresh daily in every location across the country. Saladworks isn’t just salads, either - proprietary soups, fresh wraps, hot Panini sandwiches and Fusion sandwiches are offered at all locations.
Saladworks, celebrating its 26th year in operation, is the nation’s first and largest fresh-salad franchise concept. Operating 105 locations in 13 states with more than 60 units in development, Saladworks offers a "fanatic’ly fresh" menu of flavorful salads, signature dressings, proprietary soups, Fusion and Panini sandwiches. With the addition of the True Nutrition menu, Saladworks’ signature salads average fewer than 300 calories. In 2012, Entrepreneur magazine named Saladworks the nation’s number-one salad franchise, for the fourth year in a row. It is consistently listed on QSR’s 10 Best Franchise Deals; Inc.’s 500/5000; and Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best Places to Work. Scardapane was named 2011 CEO of the Year by SmartCEO. For more information, visit http://www.saladworks.com.