Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Acquires Largest Franchisee

January 5, 2017

Transaction Expands National Footprint by 44 Locations

Irving, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, a full-service restaurant based in Irving, Texas, has completed its acquisition of 44 restaurant locations from Kentucky-based Greer Companies, the company’s largest franchisee. The purchase increases Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen’s corporately-owned restaurants to 139 out of the 164 locations nationwide, adding locations in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is a portfolio company of L Catterton and Oak investment Partners.

“Greer Companies have always been an important part of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, so our decision to officially bring them into