The Kebab Shop slated to grow with minority investment

January 10, 2017

The eight-unit fast-casual Mediterranean chain The Kebab Shop has received a minority investment from private-equity firm AP Franchised Concepts to support future growth, the companies announced Tuesday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Poway, Calif.-based chain founded in 2007, which operates in San Diego and Northern California, offers European-style doner kebabs with slow-roasted rotisserie meats, made-to-order grilled items and fresh salads.

Photo: The Kebab Shop

Arian Baryalai, The Kebab Shop’s CEO and chief financial officer, said the investment will support the company’s plan to open six to eight locations over the next two or three years, moving into