5 Regional Fast-Food Chains Customers Are Flocking To
Since 1984, Culver's has been a staple in the area, well known for their ButterBurgers, hand-battered fish, chicken sandwiches, frozen custard, and frozen custard.
The brand, which now has more than 800 stores spread across 25 states, ranks second among the top 10 burger restaurants in terms of sales growth.
The venerable In-N-Out Burger, which opened in 1948, has gained a bit of a cult following thanks to its modest menu of freshly made, never frozen burgers, hand-cut fries, and authentic ice cream shakes.
Sales for the chain, a privately held business without any franchised eateries, were $1.073 billion in 2020.
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
With its straightforward but well-liked menu of single and double hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs, and frozen custard, Freddy's is establishing its area foothold.
In an announcement, the chain stated that it would expand into 64 additional markets, including Chicago, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and California.
Habit Burger Grill
With its consistently excellent chargrilled burgers, poultry, sandwiches, salads, sides, and desserts, Habit Burger Grill is quickly turning into a "habit" for its loyal patrons.
In addition to adding 13 new restaurants in the U.S. and Cambodia, parent firm Yum! Brands said that Habit increased its systemwide revenues by 17 percent in the first quarter of this year.
People Dedicated to Quality, or PDQ, is known for its delicious and high-quality chicken tenders, salads, and hand-made shakes.
The chain now has 65 franchise sites throughout North and South Carolina, Florida, New York, and New Jersey.