It seems as if Arizona hasn't had its fill of chain restaurants just yet -- even if they come in the form of anniversary presents.
Togo's Eateries, a chain of fast casual sandwich shops based in San Jose, California (once owned by the same parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins) with nearly 250 locations, has announced as part of its 40-year anniversary, it will enter cities in Western states for franchise expansion.
Oh, shit, that's us.
Togo's has targeted Phoenix and Tucson as part of a goal to grow the brand to 400 restaurants by 2015. Currently, three Togo's restaurants are in development in Maricopa County, including one in Gilbert, slated to open this summer.
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Togo's says that unlike the "mega-chains," its mini mega-chain offers guests "a deli-inspired one-on-one style service in a fun, friendly environment," which actually sounds a lot like something Subway might say.
Wanna hop aboard the Togo's franchise wagon in Arizona? You'll need to have a net worth of $300,000 and be ready to cough up about $150,000 of it for a single restaurant.