Slapfish has finalized a two-unit franchise deal for the Albuquerque, New Mexico region. The first unit will open by fall of this year, according to a company press release.
Slapfish founder and Chef Andrew Gruel has grown the fast casual concept from a food truck to a restaurant chain with locations in California and Utah. His franchise expansion plan includes opening restaurants in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Texas and Nevada and internationally in South Korea and the United Kingdom.
Gruel and Slapfish have appeared on Food Network, FYI, NBC’s The Today Show, The New York Times, Forbes and The Cooking Channel.