CoreLife Eatery grows ‘whole, clean food’ concept

February 15, 2017

CoreLife Eatery, a fast-casual chain offering affordable and healthful items, such as bone broths and grain bowls, is planning aggressive growth.

The eight-unit concept expects to open 300 corporate and franchised restaurants over the next five years, with 15 corporate units and seven franchised locations slated for this year, and 40 planned for next year, Todd Mansfield, co-owner and chief culture officer for the brand, told Restaurant Hospitality on Tuesday.

Syracuse, N.Y.-based private investment company Tristar Capital has signed on to open at least three units in 2016, two of them in Kentucky and one in Ohio, according to