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11/16/2022

Checkers & Rally's to Add 40 Restaurants

The new locations will feature the award-winning design that was recognized at MURTEC Executive Summit.
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Hot off the heels of accepting Hospitality Technology's MURTEC Breakthrough Award in Napa, Calif. on Nov. 4,  Checkers & Rally's, announced it has signed three multi-unit development agreements that will bring 40 new restaurants to California, Tennessee and Maryland. With these deals, the company has now signed 32 agreements in 2022 representing a total of 72 new restaurant units, as new and existing franchisees nationwide take advantage of the brands' attractive business model and multi-unit growth opportunities.

Checker's and Rally's received HT's highest honor in the Enterprise category for its use of AI in the drive-thru and new BOH design that improves the employee experience. 

Jon Tryzbiak, VP of IT, Checkers & Rally's, shared the story behind the brands' transformative tech solutions in a special panel discussion on Nov. 4 at MURTEC Executive Summit. 

Growth Through Franchising

The California 10-unit agreement with new franchisee Marcus Frisco will focus on opening units in new and existing markets in Southern California. In Tennessee, current franchisee Michael Rezi will grow the brand by 15 units statewide in markets including Nashville, Spring Hill, and more, with the first location planned for Cookeville, Tenn. In addition, an agreement with SBA Management will add 15 units to the brands' presence in Maryland, spearheaded by SBA's Vice President of Operations, Haider Ali Memon, with anticipated locations to come in Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Jessup and Washington D.C.

The Trail Blazer Leading AI in the Drive-Thru at Checkers and Rally’s

With a focus on multi-unit franchise system growth, Checkers & Rally's offers franchisees an award-winning franchise opportunity, built on industry leading ROI, an accessible and inclusive culture, best-in-class franchisee support and a strategic path for accessible territorial growth. Its drive-thru restaurants utilize smaller footprints and efficient buildings for compelling unit economics, and provide multiple service channels, including drive-thru, new e-commerce lanes and walk-up windows, maximizing output and optimizing business potential.

The new deal announcements continue Checkers & Rally's strong growth in 2022, which includes opening more than 40 new sites this year. The company continues to eye expansion.