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Slapfish Lands in Florida, with More Expansion Ahead

Slapfish, the largest and fastest growing fast-casual seafood restaurant in North America, announced a multi-unit deal with experienced franchisees, father-and-son duo Brandon and Charles Bengel, and Les Hatter to bring the brand’s mouthwatering, Instagram-worthy dishes and proven concept to communities across…

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Slapfish opens first NorCal restaurant in San Jose

Slapfish, which calls itself a “modern seafood shack,” has swum up the coast from Southern California. Andrew Gruel launched his ‘shack”-style food truck in 2011, and the idea turned into a brick-and-mortar chain, with 15+ locations in SoCal and around the United States. An expansion is under way, with restaurants coming soon to…

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Slapfish Cracks into Maryland

Slapfish, a modern seafood franchise serving up bold, crave-worthy dishes in a fast casual setting, announces the opening of its location in Rockville, MD. The unique fast-casual concept is known for inventive dishes. Slapfish Rockville offers an expansive menu of health-conscious items such as…

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Slapfish Plans 10 Additional Locations in 2018

Slapfish, a modern seafood restaurant serving up craveable dishes in a fast casual setting, announced aggressive expansion plans – opening up 10+ additional locations. Closing deals across the nation, the disruptive concept will open its doors in 7 different states, spreading its brand from coast-to-coast. This chef-driven restaurant will nearly double with new locations in.…

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Seafood Champion Spotlight Slapfish’s Chef Andrew Gruel

Chef Andrew Gruel bootstrapped his casual, all-sustainable seafood eatery Slapfish, quickly growing it from a food truck to multi-locations in Southern California and growing. His goal: to get as many people as possible eating the right types of seafood. We sat down with Gruel to find out how Slapfish came to be, his unique approach to seafood, and his 3 simple rules for…

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The Power List: Andrew Gruel at Slapfish

NRN presents The Power List, our annual list of the most powerful people in foodservice. The Ones to Watch on the list will be responsible for bold headlines covering everything from new innovative concepts to turnarounds of major brands. Andrew Gruel, founder and executive chef of the fast-casual fish spot, has felt the pull of both the ocean and the restaurant world…

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