Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a leader in casual dining known for its vast craft beer selection, delicious handcrafted pizza and distinctive taproom fare, announced it achieved record high system-wide revenue in 2016, reporting an 11 percent increase from 2015.
Additionally, Old Chicago accelerated its national expansion efforts with the signing of four franchise development agreements that will bring 20 new locations to markets including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Montana, Wyoming, Michigan and South Carolina. Old Chicago experienced record-breaking success in 2016 reporting 10 consecutive quarters of positive transaction and average unit volume of $2.8 million, resulting in $263 million in system-wide revenue.
Old Chicago also launched its new restaurant prototype in 2015. The continued roll-out of this new prototype paired with Old Chicago’s commitment to bringing the most expansive lineup of world-class craft beers has helped catapult the brand to its current level of success.
This year, Old Chicago has plans to develop nearly two-dozen new restaurants across the country, targeting growth in markets such as Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Dakota, South Carolina and Texas, among others.