Salad Creations Named Number One Salad-Only Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine
Company Debuts in Magazine's '2008 Franchise 500' in First Year of Eligibility
PR9.NET December 20, 2007 - MARGATE, FL - Salad Creations, a national franchise offering a fresh alternative to fast-food for today's healthy lifestyle, was named the number one salad-only franchise in Entrepreneur Magazine's "2008 Franchise 500" ranking appearing in the January issue on newsstands today.
Salad Creations was also named one of the industries "Top New Franchises" and number 461 in the overall ranking. The rapidly growing company debuted on the "2008 Franchise 500" in its first year of meeting the magazine's eligibility requirements.
Entrepreneur's "Franchise 500" ranking is the most comprehensive franchise ranking in the world. Factors considered for the honor include financial strength and stability, growth rate, size of the system, and initial investment.
"We're honored to be recognized by Entrepreneur as the number one salad franchise," said Jeff Levine, president and chief executive officer, Salad Creations. "This ranking is due in large part to our franchisees, area developers and corporate staff's passion for the concept and ongoing hard work to build the Salad Creations brand."
Headquartered in Margate, Florida, Salad Creations was founded by Jeff Levine, a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in the food and restaurant industry. Levine developed the concept for Salad Creations in 2003 after realizing an increasing number of consumers were looking for a better option - a fresh alternative to fast-food that tastes great.
In 2005, Levine began franchising the concept, and now the rapidly growing franchise has opened more than 34 locations in across the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Trinidad. More than 100 locations are scheduled to open in 2008.
With a focus on offering fresh food that tastes great, each restaurant features more than 40 ingredients including vegetables, fruits, cheeses, sliced meats and over 15 specially-prepared salad dressings. Trained Salad Chefs prepare each customer's order and, if asked, can help match particular tastes to customize each salad experience. All salads can be either tossed or chopped. Salad Creations also offers more than 10 featured salads and a variety of daily soup specials, fresh wraps and a complete line of smoothies.
To ensure complete satisfaction, Salad Creations customers can enjoy made-to-order salads at a fixed price. Unlike other salad chains, Salad Creations does not charge its guests per item or by weight. The fixed price allows Salad Creations' guests to choose exactly the ingredients they want without worrying about escalating prices.
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Salad Creations is a national franchise offering a fresh alternative of quality made-to-order salads for today's healthy lifestyle. Each restaurant features more than 40 ingredients including fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, sliced meats and over 15 specially prepared salad dressings. Salad Creations also offers more than 10 featured salads and a variety of daily soup specials, fresh wraps and a complete line of smoothies. Headquartered in Margate, FL, Salad Creations has more than 30 locations open across the country, Brazil, Mexico and Trinidad. Franchise opportunities and area developerships are currently available. For more information, visit www.saladcreations.net.
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