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HuHot Breaks Ground in Wisconsin Dells

HuHot is growing in Wisconsin thanks to new franchise owner, Bill Trevorrow. The area has a tourism-based economy and has seen quite a bit of growth over the last few years. Trevorrow has had success in the area with a few Subway locations, and is looking forward to bringing a regional favorite to Lake Delton. Read… Read more »

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HuHot Grows Its Loyalty Program

Since partnering with Paytronix for gift, comp and loyalty six months ago, HuHot has been able to access more data and grow the HuHot Rewards program over 50%. HuHot uses Paytronix technology to reward guest frequency and earn incremental visits through targeted offers. The program is fully integrated with the Aloha POS system giving the… Read more »

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HuHot featured in Food & Drink Magazine

At HuHot Mongolian Grill, there are 4 keys to success that a recent article in Food & Drink highlighted: Customization Loyal Guests Investment in People A Warm Culture Learn more about how HuHot prioritizes great service and doing the right thing, both for guests and employees. [Food & Drink International]

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HuHot heats up Colorado

Colorado continues to be a hot market for HuHot Mongolian Grill. The Asian restaurant franchise will be adding another Colorado location this month. Franchisee Jay Warwick is opening his sixth HuHot restaurant on July 21st in the Shops at Northfield Stapleton. He told Fast Casual magazine,”I’ve had a lot of success in this market and with this… Read more »

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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. 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.