Growing chain enters Buford market
Plano, Texas-based Zoës Kitchen plans to open its next area location in Buford near the Mall of Georgia. The restaurant will occupy the former GameStop space at Mall of Georgia Crossing. (GameStop relocated to a similar space, in the same outparcel, closer to Burger 21) The 2436 square foot space that Zoës will occupy appears to be under renovations. One likely alteration is the addition of a patio.
Zoës recently opened a new restaurant in Duluth at Sugarloaf Marketplace near the intersection of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and Sugarloaf Parkway. Over the past couple of years Zoës has also added locations in Peachtree Corners, Johns Creek and Snellville, giving the chain nineteen in Georgia.
Zoës Kitchen was launched in Birmingham, Alabama in 1995 by Zoë and Marcus Cassimus. The company went public in 2014, (NYSE: ZOES) and is today closing in on 200 locations nationwide. The first Zoës Kitchen in metro Atlanta opened in Peachtree Battle in 2009.
A new Zoës Kitchen is planned for the Whole Foods Market-anchored Peachtree Crossing in Chamblee, slated to open next year. Another Zoës is slated to open in "Parkside West Cobb" a new Sprouts Farmers Market-anchored center coming to West Cobb next year.
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