Five Guys ranks as fastest-growing chain

Pat McMahon Contributor

Five Guys Burgers and Fries ranked as the fastest-growing restaurant chain in the nation in 2009, according to data compiled by restaurant consulting firm Technomic.

Five Guys – which has two Birmingham area locations – had $453 million in 2009 sales, a 50 percent increase over 2008 revenue, led by rapid expansion of its franchise locations. That ranks it No. 1 for sales growth among chains with sales over $200 million.

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