Award-winning Biscuit & Chicken Restaurant Brand Secures First of Five San Diego locations

Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken local franchisee has signed a lease to open the brand’s first San Diego restaurant at 6364 El Cajon Blvd, located within the local San Diego State University neighborhood.  The restaurant is targeting a Fall 2023 opening.

“I was thrilled when the landlord of this location reached out and suggested that this was the ideal location for a Rise storefront as it underscores the brand’s reputation as the most in-demand chicken and biscuit restaurant out there,” said Jason Kasid, franchisee. “It’s about time that we give San Diego a taste of the best dang chicken and biscuits in the country.”

Rise’s San Diego State University location is the first of give Rise locations that Kasid plans to open as part of his five-unit franchise agreement.  He plans to target potential sites in Downtown San Diego, Mission Valley, and Pacific Beach as well.

“Jason is exactly the type of franchisee we’re looking for to bring into the brand. He’s a proven business owner that loves Rise’s style of cooking and Southern Hospitality as much as we do,” added Brian Wiles, chief operating officer for Rise.

Through its commitment to crave-worthy food and using ingredients of unparalleled quality over the last decade, Rise serves up unique chicken sandwiches, biscuit and donut offerings in an efficient, small-footprint store. Rise’s innovative concept and expansive growth earned the brand recognition in Food & Wine’s list of ‘Best Biscuits In The U.S.’

Rise has grown to 19 restaurant locations in seven states with more than 100 units in development in major markets from coast to coast.  The fast casual chain continues to attract seasoned and talented franchisees to help fuel the brand’s national expansion.

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