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2015 Growth

The HuHot franchise’s history of consistent growth continued in 2015, when we opened two new HuHot Mongolian Grill restaurant units, bringing the grand total to 58 locations. The Ames, IA and Oshkosh, WI stores have had strong sales and are bringing high-quality Asian stir fry to their communities. Our growth management strategy is to never outpace our resources because we… Read more »

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Food Trends

The focus of HuHot Mongolian Grill is our fresh stir-fry. We look to food trends, guest favorites and seasonality to determine the offerings on the food line which ensures a wide variety of vegetables, fruits & legumes are available. We’ve recently added a few new options to our fresh food offerings: brussels sprouts, kale, cranberries and… Read more »

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Working With Millennial Franchisees

Millennials make valuable franchise partners at HuHot Mongolian Grill, and our relaxed culture and flexible communication skills are a great fit for younger franchisees. Fast Casual Magazine reported on a recent panel that Laura Sporrer, our Director of Franchise Development participated in.  She was joined by execs from Which Wich and Smashburger to discuss “How to Attract Young… Read more »

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Family Owned & Growing Strong

When you don’t have shareholders or large debt, it’s easy to make strategic decisions that benefit franchisees and long-term growth. Another publication has taken note of the smart, steady growth happening at HuHot Mongolian Grill. FastCasual.com has been featuring a different franchise each month, and chose HuHot as their latest chain to highlight in their new Franchise Focus… Read more »

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Gaining Traction

Franchising USA, the magazine for franchisees, recently published an article on HuHot Mongolian Grill’s growth and the healthy outlook of Asian restaurant chains. Mongolian grill concepts are poised for growth and HuHot is at the forefront of this trend. Read the special feature.

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Why private equity groups are buying franchisees

Earlier this month, Sun Capital Partners purchased HuHot’s largest franchisee in a deal that got the restaurant industry talking. Up until recently it has been relatively unusual for a private equity group to purchase a franchisee, but it is becoming more common as they find value in acquiring the operations and cash-generating abilities of successful… Read more »

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HuHot + Private Equity

HuHot Mongolian Grill Drives Franchise Growth with Strong Unit Economics and a Simple Concept An Affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. acquired HuHot’s largest franchisee recently and plans to grow aggressively MISSOULA, Mont., February 11, 2016– HuHot Mongolian Grills (“HuHot”), one of the fastest growing Mongolian grill concepts in the United States, continues to drive… Read more »

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Franchise 500

Results from Entrepreneur Magazine’s 37th Annual Franchise 500 are in, and HuHot continues to move up the ranks. This year we’re very proud to announce that we’re #350 overall, and fifth among miscellaneous full-service restaurants. Learn more here.

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Meet Jeff

We’d like you to meet an integral member of our HuHot team, Jeff Martin. Jeff is our Chief Operating Officer and has been with HuHot since 2010. He was recently highlighted in Restaurant Business magazine and in Food & Drink  sharing his thoughts and insights growing a successful restaurant franchise. Jeff is not only a smart and hardworking… Read more »

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HuHot Rewards

We have updated our loyalty and email programs… Introducing, HuHot Rewards! If you have a registered loyalty card, you’re automatically a HuHot Rewards member. If not, join here. With HuHot Rewards, you can use your phone number to add and redeem points. For every 12 full-priced adult grill meals you purchase on your account, you’ll… Read more »

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HuHot Half on the 4th (and 5k) race

On July 4th, 2015, HuHot sponsored a 13.1 mile (half marathon) race in Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs, CO as a fundraiser for The Home Front Cares. It turned out to be a beautiful day for a run! Josh Glaab finished the race first with a time of 01:14:15. We would like to thank all who… Read more »

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Meet Molly

Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be introducing you to some of the awesome people who helped create HuHot Mongolian Grill and build the company into the restaurant concept you know and love. This is Molly O’Shea, our Chief Brand Officer! Molly works at our corporate office in beautiful Denver, Colorado and has been with… Read more »