As the flames of 2023 flicker into the past, let's take a moment to celebrate the sizzling successes and inspiring innovations we've cooked up over this incredible year. It's time to savor the achievements and stir the enthusiasm for the continued journey of our beloved Pepper Lunch brand.
🌟 A Year Marinated in Milestones
Our shared journey this year was a blend of strategic growth and sustainability, each step seasoned to perfection with our collective passion and commitment:
🦾 Technology Meets Teppanyaki: Forged an exhilarating partnership with Revel Systems, igniting a tech-fueled revolution in our point-of-sale experience, ensuring every customer interaction is as smooth and satisfying as our signature dishes.
🧋 Sip On Sustainability and Flavor: In a refreshing collaboration with Tractor Beverage, we now offer organic drinks alongside our dishes, marrying culinary delight with environmental mindfulness. (And they taste amazing!)
🎯 Operational Brilliance: We've honed our operations to perfection, allowing franchisees to effortlessly bring the Pepper Lunch experience to life, with no need for skilled labor but all the flair of authentic Japanese dining.
🚀 Team Growth: Our Pepper Lunch family has expanded, welcoming new members who add their unique spark to our success recipe. This includes welcoming Mark Bailey as COO, Jonathan Whiteside as Director of Creative and Technology, and more key roles to be introduced in Q1.
Spreading Our Culinary Canvas Coast to Coast
🌺 Hot Plates in Honolulu: We've infused the Hawaiian spirit of 'ohana' into our brand with 10 new locations in development in Hawaii.
🐊 Sizzle In The Sunshine State: Florida is getting hotter with 10 new Pepper Lunch locations on the horizon in Orlando, Tampa, and Gainesville, thanks to our partnership with Majestic Restaurant Group.
🌞 The Phoenix Phenomenon: Arizona is set to welcome 10 new outlets, adding to its fast-growing culinary scene under the Sun.
🐝 There’s a BUZZ in the Beehive State: Utah, get ready! We're bringing our irresistible sizzle to the Beehive State, with details soon to unfold.
Fueling the Future with Flavor and Fire
Looking forward, we’re committed to keeping the flames of innovation and satisfaction burning bright. The next chapter of Pepper Lunch promises to build on our legacy, where every sizzle on the iron plate and every satisfied smiling guest reinforces our mission.
Thank you for being a part of this sizzling journey. Here’s to another year of unmatched experiences, growth, and the joy of serving up memorable dining experiences.