TMAD Ranks on Fast Casual’s 2020 Top 100 Movers & Shakers List!


Teriyaki Madness officially made the ranks for Fast Casual’s 2020 Top 100 Movers and Shakers List for the third year in a row! 

Among other qualities that make TMAD a top brand, we were featured in this years list for our enhanced technology including the mobile app which was launched in recent years.

“It was a smart move. Last year, loyalty members spent 19% more than non-loyalty members, and the program has increased ticket count and average ticket size.”

According to CEO Michael Haith, Teriyaki Madness is always looking for new ways for customers to get their hands on their favorite menu items, whether that’s through our app, loyalty program or gift cards. Now with delivery and the updated catering roll-out, customers can have all Teriyaki, all the time. 

Along with ranking on this years list, CEO Michael Haith made Fast Casual’s Top 25 Executives List. 

According to Fast Casual, “Haith is now on a mission to ‘put the soul back into franchising,’ believing that the era of cookie cutter stores, uniforms, etc., has depleted employee motivation, leading to a lack of personality and character within U.S. food franchises. A starting point to adding soul, according to Haith, is to allow employees and franchisees the flexibility to make each store unique to its neighborhood, surroundings or even identity of the owner.”

Under Haith’s Leadership TMAD was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as a Franchise 500 Company and by Franchise Business Review for a Top 50 Franchise Satisfaction awards two years in a row.  TMAD also ranked on the top half of the Inc. 5000 list in 2017 with three-year sales growth of 171%.

“Teriyaki Madness opened 24 locations in 2019, putting it at the 64-unit mark. The fresh Asian fast casual grill’s 2020 growth plan is to add 40-50 units by expanding into new states and university campuses. [We’re already at 72 open shops today! These quotes can’t keep up with our growth!] In the past three years sales have risen 171%.”


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