California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheese Cake Factory, Energy Kitchen, The Greene Turtle and Saladworks are among the restaurant chains announcing openings.
California Pizza Kitchen announced plans to open its first restaurant in India. CPK's franchisee is JSMGGC India Pvt. Ltd., a joint venture between JSM Corp. based in Mumbai and Gourmet Gulf Co. based in Dubai.
The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE) opened a Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Bridgewater, N.J.
Energy Kitchen, a Manhattan, N.Y.-based fast-casual chain signed a franchise development agreement for three restaurants in Westchester County, N.Y.
The Greene Turtle added three franchised units, including one each in the following markets: Owings Mills, Md.; Rehoboth Beach, Md.; and Chesapeake, Va.
Saladworks signed an agreement with a multi-unit developer for three locations in Northern Orange County, Calif.
UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTCBB: UFFC) signed an area development agreement with the Robinson Hill Hospitality Group of Chicago for additional UFood Grill units at five U.S. airports.