Coming to Fresno, CA Soon with Shogy Saleh
Two new restaurant franchises are looking to open locations in the Fresno/Clovis area.
Teriyaki Madness, a fast-casual Asian grill that calls itself a “Seattle-style teriyaki restaurant.” It serves bowls with chicken, steak, salmon or tofu, and vegetables atop rice or Yakisoba noodles. Its franchisee plans to open three locations in the area and is looking for its first spot.
Unlike a company-owned restaurant, franchisees are often local people or small companies who are granted rights to open a franchise – everything from Subway to Crumbl Cookies – in a particular area. In exchange for a fee, the franchisee runs the restaurant and takes advantage of the company’s well-known brand name.
Teriyaki Madness also wants to open in the Fresno and Clovis area. Franchisee Shogy Saleh is looking for his first location. There are 12 bowls on the menu, including five different types of chicken. There are also appetizers like edamame, crab Rangoon, chicken eggrolls and potstickers. “It’s a big menu so you don’t get tired of it,” Saleh said. It’s sometimes compared to Panda Express, though the food is made fresh to order, not made ahead of time and kept warm. Teriyaki Madness has locations in 34 states. It’s in the middle of a massive expansion, selling 22 franchises this year, with 30 locations planned to open by the end of the year.