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Del Taco’s Franchise Growth Driven by Loyal Fans, Effective Menu Innovation and Insights from the Corporate Team

Del Taco is a brand that’s consistently at the forefront of innovation and growth. The brand currently has 580 locations across 14 states and is driven by an incredibly loyal fan base that seeks out Del Taco for its freshly prepared, craveable food at an unbeatable value.

“Today's consumers want the best of both worlds, and no other concept is delivering the quality and freshness combined with the value and convenience on par with Del Taco,” says John D. Cappasola, Jr., Del Taco president and CEO.

And, franchise partners can lean on an incredibly supportive leadership team and insights from the brand’s corporate stores to grow their own stores.

The brand is aggressively expanding across the United States, corporately and with passionate multi-unit restaurant operators. With 55% of the brand’s restaurants being company owned (which translates to more than 300 units and counting), Del Taco corporate has skin in the game that assures the brand is focused on driving both top line sales and bottom line profits. 2019 will conclude another year of robust development for the brand with approximately 25 newly opened units, and Del Taco is anticipating continued strong growth in 2020 adding units in a couple new states!

The continuous growth of corporate, coupled with the leadership of a seasoned team, means good news for franchise partners who have been significantly reinvesting in the brand over the past several years. Del Taco has the bandwidth to test out new and exciting opportunities, including menu innovation led by the corporate test kitchen and Innovation & Quality Center, so that franchise partners can bolster the success of their own stores through the brand’s unmatched insights.

Del Taco’s unique, value-oriented QSR+ positioning within the rapidly growing Mexican quick-service segment presents great growth potential for experienced multi-unit operators. Driven individuals who are looking to freshen up their portfolios with a brand that’s committed to the growth of its entire system are encouraged to make a bold business move with Del Taco.

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