Punch Bowl Social set to accelerate growth

January 11, 2017

Punch Bowl Social has been deliberate about growth since its first location opened in 2012. The company opened one unit that year, one unit the next year, and then two each in 2014, 2015 and 2016. 

But that will all change in 2017.

Now with eight locations, Punch Bowl Social plans to add six units this year as it works to expand its high-volume “eatertainment” concept to more cities.

“It’s going to be a big growth year,” the chain’s founder, Robert Thompson, told Nation’s Restaurant News this week. “We set up our infrastructure system. We think we’re best in class.