Greater Philadelphia's appeal to restaurant franchises with nationwide pull continues to surge.
The market is adding another potential restaurant chain to its long list of suitors: Sharon, Pa.-based Quaker Steak & Lube. Founded 40 years ago, the western Pennsylvania chain boasts that it has the best wings in the United States.
Quaker's push into the market follows a number of other food chains that either have restaurants set to open, or have renewed interest and focus to open or bolster their presence in our area.
One recent example is Maryland's The Greene Turtle, which will open its first Pennsylvania location in Montgomery County this year after signing a 10-unit deal with franchisees in 2015.
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Other chains like Roy Rogers and Sonic Drive-In, which have limited presence in the area, have renewed their focus to expand their presence in the area.
Quaker Steak & Lube n in November 2016 announced it’s aggressive, nationwide growth plan, and now the motor-themed chain is laying the groundwork for its targeted launch in the Philadelphia market in the coming months.
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