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Jul282016
Salata has signed more than 50 restaurants, expanding Salata’s footprint to reach customers in new markets, including Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Atlanta, and responding to the interest and growing demand in existing markets, including Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth.read more
Jul282016
"We are entering a very strong growth phase, and our goal at the end of the day is to be the most sought-after healthy restaurant of choice." - Salata founder Berge Simonianread more
Jun232016
A powerful thought-provoker for restaurateurs facing the daily challenges of the business is the notion of "what if"—what if this were available, that was possible or the choices included a different option? If they could script reality, how would it be different? What would be on their wish lists?read more
May092016
Salads may well be the new power lunch, helping beat the 3 o'clock slump. The combination of greens, proteins, carbs and wake-up crunchies, blueberries or cranberries keep you functioning on an even keel. That may the reason why there are lines out the door at the Salata branch in Spring, TX every day at lunchtime. Healthy and delicious is an unbeatable combination.read more
Jan202016
Salata is featured as a salad hot spot in Dallas!read more
Dec122015
In a hurry? Like to eat healthy? There is a new lunch option in the financial district of downtown Los Angeles, Salata. The next generation salad bar offers so many options: with 50 salad toppings and 10 house made dressings, you could have a different combination every day.read more
Oct302015
Follow this creative and inspiring "Mummy" as she creates the perfect kid friendly Halloween party.read more
Oct222015
Salata is set to open at Copley Center in Schaumburg, IL. To celebrate this grand opening Salata will be giving away a free wrap or salad to the first 50 customers beginning at 11am.read more
Oct142015
Houston salad chain Salata is building a unique location in Coppell, its first North Texas training center for local owners and workers. The location will span 3,500 square feet, larger than Salata’s usual 2,500 to 3,000-square-foot size, allowing the company to build a larger kitchen and preparation area to train new franchisees, managers and in-store team members on hands-on operations and food prep.read more
Oct142015
Houston-based Salata, a salad bar restaurant chain, will open its first regional training center at 11 a.m. Thursday at 150 S. Denton Tap Road in Coppell. If the kitchen at the new 3,500-square-foot Salata in Coppell seems abnormally large, that's because it is. The kitchen and serving area, which are 1,500 square feet, are larger than the company average and will be used to train new managers.read more
Oct102015
Houston-based Salata, a salad bar restaurant chain, will open its first regional training center at 11 a.m. Thursday at 150 S. Denton Tap Road in Coppell. If the kitchen at the new 3,500-square-foot Salata in Coppell seems abnormally large, that's because it is. The kitchen and serving area, which are 1,500 square feet, are larger than the company average and will be used to train new managers.read more
Sep302015
Salata wanted to shake up its look to show customers it was a growing brand, said David Laborde, the chain’s director of product development. "We wanted the new design to encompass what Salata has always been about — all-natural, fresh, customizable and high quality, while delivering a more vibrant and modern atmosphere," he said.read more
Sep112015
Salata is one of those restaurants and will sell $5 coupon booklets at its 49 locations throughout Texas, California and Illinois, with all proceeds going to No Kid Hungry. Valued at $12, the coupons are redeemable for a variety of free items including premium toppings like avocado, signature drinks and more, according to a company press release.read more
Sep012015
One in five children in America lives in a household without adequate access to food, according to the USDA, and this September, Salata is joining No Kid Hungry’s national campaign to help end childhood hunger. For its inaugural partnership with the organization, Salata will sell $5 coupon booklets at its 49 locations throughout Texas, California, and Illinois, with all proceeds going to No Kid Hungry.read more
Aug132015
Bye-Bye Menu Boards?Restaurant Business Online
When fast-casual chain Salata rolled out its new prototype in July in Pearland, Texas, it did away with one conventional element: menu boards. The design-your-own salad concept wants guests to custom-build their meals based on the food in front of them, so the team decided it didn’t need to have a menu on display—letting the ingredients do the work.read more
Jul102015
Houston-based Salata opened its first Pearland restaurant July 9 with a new design that it plans to roll out nationwide. The newest location at 2810 Business Center Drive is the 10-year-old salad and wrap company’s 23rd restaurant in the Houston area. Its new design, including natural wood, white tile and clean lines, is meant toread more
Jul092015
Houston-based Salata, the fast-growing salad and salad wrap restaurant company, will introduce a new prototype with the opening of its Pearland, Texas, location in mid-July. The design, featuring all-natural building materials, sets the direction for all future restaurant openings and reflects the chain’s mission to offer fresh, healthy and pure menu offerings.read more
Jul082015
Salata, the fast-growing, Houston-born salad bar restaurant chain now operating in more than 40 locations, is expanding into new headquarters in west Houston. The move takes Salata from a 3,000-square-foot space to 35,000 square feet, owner Berge Simonian said.read more
Jul062015
To celebrate the grand opening of its first Pearland restaurant, Salata, “The Next Generation Salad Bar,” will give away a free salad or salad wrap and a signature drink to the first 45 guests in line on July 9. The restaurant at 2810 Business Center Dr. will also give out Salata gift cards, beverage tumblers, bags and more to guests who visit on grand opening day, beginning at 11 a.m.read more
Jun242015
Salata, the Next Generation Salad Bar, opened its Pearland location at 2810 Business Center Dr., Ste. 120 on July 9. “It’s the first store of its kind in Pearland,” said Director of Product Development David Laborde. Salata features small and regular sized salads, salad wraps and kids’ meals.read more
May192015
At the first signs of summer, I immediately start adding berries and watermelon to our dinner salads. Sasha and I even have an inside joke about it, as he will ask every single day what we’re going to be eating that evening, knowing that the answer will be “summer salad.”read more
May142015
Have you heard about the next generation salad bar restaurant Salata? At Salata your salad begins when you choose your favorite mix of different lettuces. Then you move down the line to include your choice of over 50 different toppings.read more
May142015
Salata is the fastest-growing salad and salad wrap restaurant company. They are kicking off summer with three new additions to its 50+ ingredient list – watermelon, mango and blueberry. So now through June 15, guests can sweeten up their custom salad or salad wrap at any of Salata’s 42 locations in Texas, California and Illinois.read more
May062015
Houston-based Salata, the fast-growing salad and salad wrap restaurant company, will kick off summer with three new additions to its 50-plus ingredient list: watermelon, mango and blueberry.read more
Mar312015
The salad segment is a no-brainer when it comes to female appeal considering its healthy options. Houston-based Salata capitalizes on the salad-bar concept, stressing its customizable options and a menu that has no set offerings. Guests choose from a wide variety of greens, vegetables, proteins, and proprietary dressings at an $8 fixed price.read more
Mar192015
Houston-based custom salad restaurant Salata is relocating from downtown Houston to a 26,000-square-foot facility in West Houston. The new facility, which sits on two acres at 16720 Park Row, began in January and is expected to be completed this summer.read more
Mar122015
Salata, the fast casual salad bar restaurant, cuts all produce fresh, using as much of the fruit and/or vegetable as possible. Products are freshly cut throughout the day as supply is needed. "Salata takes produce prep very seriously, to both reduce food waste and to meet the brand's very exacting standards," David LaBorde, Salata's director of product development, said in a statement.read more
Mar112015
Salata, a custom salad and salad wrap restaurant eatery, will open a 26,000-sq.-ft corporate complex in West Houston. Construction on the facility began in January and completion is estimated for summer 2015.read more
Mar102015
Houston-based custom salad restaurant Salata is relocating from downtown Houston to a 26,000-square-foot facility in West Houston. The new facility, which sits on two acres at 16720 Park Row, will be completed this summer. The build-out began in January.read more
Mar092015
Houston-based Salata, the fast-growing custom salad and salad wrap restaurant company, has announced its 26,000-square-foot corporate complex in West Houston. Located on nearly two acres at 16720 Park Row, build-out on the facility began in January. Completion is estimated for summer 2015.read more
Feb182015
Houston-based Salata is building its research and development team to support its expansive growth and to meet customer demand for choice and nutrition.read more
Feb182015
Houston-based Salata added Claire LeBoeuf to its research and development team, according to a company press release. LeBoeuf will support Salata Director of Product Development David Laborde. Her primary responsibilities include new product development, nutritional research and analysis and recipe development.read more
Feb092015
To celebrate the grand opening of its first location in Katy, Salata, “The Next Generation Salad Bar,” will give away Salata gift cards, cups, bags and more to guests who visit the restaurant on Feb. 19. It will also donate 5 percent of sales on opening day through Feb. 22 directly to the Houston Food Bank.read more
Jan302015
Now Open: SalataCommunity Impact Newspaper
Salata opened its first Tomball location Dec. 11 at 14257 FM 2920, Ste. 225, in the Tomball Marketplace shopping center. The fast-casual salad bar restaurant offers fresh salads with 50 different toppings, including grilled chicken, baked salmon and herb-marinated shrimp, as well as 10 housemade dressings.read more
Dec292014
Salata, a 40-unit chain based in Houston, recently added quinoa, falafel and tofu to its salad bar.read more