United States Beef Completes Acquisition of 10 Arby’s Restaurants in Washington and Idaho
Tulsa, OK (RestaurantNews.com) United States Beef Corporation (“US Beef”), Arby’s largest franchisee, announced that it has acquired 10 Arby’s restaurants from the two Arby’s franchisees operating in Central Washington and Northern Idaho. Locations include restaurants in Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Moses Lake in Washington and Coeur d’ Alene and Hayden in Idaho. Those Arby’s franchisees are Richard (Rip) Riva, president of Cascade Beef, Inc. and Riva Real Estate, LLC, and Deana Harris, president of 3 Rivers Roast Beef.
Riva was one of Arby’s pioneer franchisees, and Harris has been in the Arby’s system since 2000. “We are delighted to have