Beefing Up Our Training Staff

Beefing Up Our Training Staff

Teriyaki Madness is featured in Business Wire for expanding the training staff while preparing for national expansion 

Teriyaki Madness currently has 37 stores open nationwide and by the end of the year, there will be 19 new stores opening! In order to handle this rapid expansion, Teriyaki Madness is beefing up the training staff to help new franchise owners better become accustomed to the brand and location they plan to open in. The new hires include Jodi Bryce, Eli Hensley, Anthony Roberts, Jonelle Scarl, Jorie Sherepita, and Taylor Smith. Each and every member brings a wealth of experience to the team. The first addition to the team was former Pepsico and Qdoba Mexican Eats development veteran, Todd Owen, who is now the new Vice President of Development. 

“Teriyaki Madness is quickly becoming a leader in the Asian fast casual segment and high quality fast casual and executives are contacting us. It’s our job to make sure each franchisee has the proper training and support to ensure he or she is set up for success.” – Michael Haith, CEO

The new hires have already made an immediate impact on the Teriyaki Madness brands and our franchisees. Welcome aboard everyone! 

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Largest-Ever TMAD Franchise Agreement in the Phoenix Market

Largest-Ever TMAD Franchise Agreement in the Phoenix Market

Teriyaki Madness has made a multi-unit franchise deal to take over the Phoenix Market

One week after announcing the hiring of seven new corporate executives, Teriyaki Madness marked a significant time in the growth and development for the Teriyaki Madness brand. Already having one Phoenix suburb location operating in Mesa, which opened in 2015, Teriyaki Madness has huge plans to expand and open 20 new restaurant locations in the area. This 20-pack franchise deal is Teriyaki Madness’ largest franchise deal ever! 

“This is a huge commitment for Teriyaki Madness, one that we feel will put us on the track to get to a whole new level. We were already beginning to be positioned as a leader in the fast-casual Asian cuisine segment, and this puts us as a major frontrunner. We are looking forward to continuing and expanding our presence in the great city of Phoenix.” – Michael Haith, CEO

With nearly 40 stores open nationwide, Teriyaki Madness is stoked to take on this new venture. The new franchise owner signed the deal, adding on to his already existing 35 other restaurant franchises. With our franchise model that allows owners to customize their interior and exterior design, no Phoenix location will look the same. 

“The mega deal in Phoenix sets us up perfectly for rapid penetration into the Phoenix market while also aligning us with our plans for national growth with experienced multi-unit operators.” – Todd Owen, Teriyaki Madness VP of Development

Teriyaki Madness is strongly known for our Seattle-styled fast-casual concept that attracts consumers who want delicious food with fresh and all-natural ingredients. According to QSR Magazine, the Asian food fast-casual concept is the fastest growing in the industry, which consumers have brought in nearly $20 billion since 2011. There is no better time than now to consider owning your own Teriyaki Madness shop where you are guaranteed to thrive!

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Featured in the Denver Post

Featured in the Denver Post

Teriyaki Madness is Mentioned as a Top Franchise in the Denver Post

In 2016, franchise businesses are expected to provide nearly 9 million jobs into the economy and $351 billion in payroll! If you think about it, that’s more jobs than manufacturers of durable goods, which includes products of everyday use including cars, computers, equipment, and metal and wood products. 

Denver hosted the Franchise Expo West, the largest franchising convention in the west, on October 6-8 and has put Denver front and center in the thriving franchising industry that exists today. Colorado is the birthplace of Re/Max, Qdoba, Grease Monkey, Camp Bow Wow, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Maui Wowi, and many more, which account for more than 171,000 jobs across the state. Denver has a strong economy and increasing population growth and has no plan to stop anytime soon. Denver has become more attractive to franchisors and franchisees with it’s rising home values and business climate.  

At Franchise Expo West, over 200 franchise representatives met with franchisee prospects for business ranging from fast-casual restaurants to cell-phone repair companies. Every single company showed an interest in Denver and has a strong desire to open in Colorado. One of the top franchises to attend was Teriyaki Madness! Headquartered in Denver, Teriyaki Madness has 37 stores in 15 states, with the goal to end the year with 46 restaurants in 17 states. 

The one and only Teriyaki Madness franchise owner in Colorado, Qing Hammel, had the confidence to open her own store in June in Greenwood Village. Knowing that she wanted to open a franchise, she researched a number of concepts with a franchise consultant and Teriyaki Madness made it to the top of her list. Why? She found Teriyaki Madness to have high-quality, made-to-order meal options. 

Doing food, I don’t have any experience. The learning curve would be so steep. The thing is about doing food in business, you don’t what what you don’t know. Some of the franchisor companies, after I talked with them, I felt like their purpose was just the selling, but Teriyaki Madness, it has the potential to grow. We’re the only one in Denver right now so the growth opportunities are good. And at every single step, they showed us they want to be successful.” 

If you are interested in joining a franchise that has great potential to grow and a great concept, consider Teriyaki Madness! Apply below to see if you have what it takes. 

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