Noodles chain inks pact for 11 outlets in Kansas – franchise agreement with Casual Foods LLC

Noodles chain inks pact for 11 outlets in Kansas – franchise agreement with Casual Foods LLC – Brief Article

BOULDER, COLO. — Noodles & Company, which has 82 fast-casual restaurants in nine states, is expanding to the Kansas market through a franchise agreement with Casual Foods LLC.

Casual Foods, led by president Dave Merola, said it plans to open 11 units in the Kansas City area as well as Lawrence and Topeka in the next four years.

Casual Foods, which is Noodles & Company’s second franchise operator since the chain began franchising last year, plans to open its first unit in Kansas City by year-end.

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