October 1-3, 2017

Hyatt Regency Reunion • Dallas, TX
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Hot Concepts Awards

The Hot Concepts Awards are selected by the Editorial Board of Nation's Restaurant News and recognize emerging growth concepts that are poised for future growth. Criteria for Hot Concept honorees include: opened their first restaurant unit less than 7 years prior to award recognition, a minimum of 3 restaurant units different market areas or a minimum of 5 units in one market area and solid financial ranking according to Dunn & Bradstreet as well as other financial benchmarks.

Hot Concepts 2016 Award Winners

2016 Award Winners:

  • honeygrow
  • Naf Naf Grill
  • Nekter Juice Bar
  • The Little Beet
  • Velvet Taco

Find out more about our 2016 class of Hot Concepts winners here!