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Top 10 Franchise Categories for 2018

Entrepreneur Magazine has named 10 franchise categories that they think will shine in 2018, among them was “Asian Food” and HuHot was included in their list of 12 franchises in the category to watch.  Click here to see the full article and HuHot’s inclusion. 

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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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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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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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What’s The Secret to Your Chain’s Success?

Restaurant Business Magazine asked a group of Future 50 chain leaders (including HuHot’s Jeff Martin) the secret to their success. Check out what Jeff has to say about having some company-owned restaurants.

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Franchise 500

Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked HuHot Mongolian Grill on the Franchise 500 for the 4th consecutive year. We’ve improved our ranking every year, and in 2015 came in at #362.

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Restaurant Marketing Podcast

Our VP of Marketing, Stephanie Krause, was recently on NR Media Group’s Social Restaurant Podcast to discuss local store marketing. Stephanie is a champion of LSM and has developed proven tactics for HuHot restaurants. Listen to the interview to learn more!

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NRN Next 20

HuHot Mongolian Grill is on the cusp of breaking in to the top 200 restaurant chains in the U.S. In 2014 HuHot was ranked on Nation’s Restaurant News’ Next 20 among other fast-growing concepts. Check out the list!