Brand Promise

At Saladworks, our goal is to leave you saying, “WOW!” – feeling uplifted and energized.

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Vegan Options

Dairy Free Option

Gen Z Approved

Helping guests live their best life

The Numbers

$199K – 549K
Investment Range
$125K
Liquid Assets
$35K
Franchise Fee
$350K
Net Worth

Our Franchise Partners

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Our WOW Leadership Team

Kelly Roddy, CEO

Bryan Kelly Roddy is our Chief Executive Officer and President, a position he has held since our inception. Kelly is also the Chief Executive Officer and President of our affiliates Saladworks, LLC, since August 2019 and Garbanzo Franchising Co., LLC since December 2020. 

From March 2017 to August 2019, Kelly was the President of Schlotzsky’s Franchisor SPV, LLC, and from December 2007 to August 2019, Kelly was President of Schlotzsky’s Franchise, LLC in Atlanta, GA.

Eric Lavinder, Chief Development Officer

Eric Lavinder joined Saladworks in mid-2018 to revive a brand that had tremendous growth potential. With the addition of Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh, Frutta Bowls and The Simple Greek, the WOWorks Holding company was formed. As the Chief Development Officer for WOWorks, Lavinder is responsible for all franchise, license, and corporate growth, including new verticals beyond typical growth sectors. Lavinder also oversees the real estate and construction team.

Prior to arriving at Saladworks, Lavinder was the EVP at The Simple Greek, a startup franchise built from the ground up and funded by Marcus Lemonis, the host of “The Profit” on CNBC and owner of Camping World. Other roles Lavinder has held in the past include the Executive Director of ML (Marcus Lemonis) Food Group, LLC, and Director of US Non-traditional business development for Quiznos.

Lauriena Borstein, SVP and Brand General Manager of Saladworks

Lauriena Borstein is our Vice President of Operations and General Manager, positions she has held since our inception. Lauriena is also the Vice President of Operations for our affiliate Saladworks, LLC, since May 2019, and the Vice President of Operations of our affiliate Garbanzo Franchising Co., LLC since December 2020. 

From December 2016 to April 2019, Lauriena served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Rita’s Franchise Company in Trevose, PA. She also served as President of Rita’s predecessor, Project Rayban Franchise Company, LLC from January 2012 to December 2016, and as Project Rayban Franchise Company, LLC’s Director of Franchise Development from March 2010 through December 2011 and as Manager of Franchise Development from July 2007 through February 2010.

Our Steps to Your WOW!

Franchise Inquiry
Initial Call
Franchise Disclosure Document Review
Due Diligence
Brand Overview Call
Sign Franchise Agreement

COMPLETE INITIAL QUESTIONNAIRE ON OUR WEBSITE

The first step to becoming part of the Saladworks family is completing our initial franchise inquiry form. You’ll be contacted within 24 hours of completion by one of our franchise development professionals.

Why People Love Saladworks

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@amp-eats

Saladworks in Providence, RF was too 🔥🔥🔥🔥 today was my first time going and I already can’t wait to get back 😍

@wellnessbymaya

Salad isn’t supposed to just be a big bowl of lettuce/kale/spinach and some tomatoes, it should be filled with colors, nutrients, and a protein source for satiety!

Salad from SaladWorks
@willsquatforqueso

🥗FAVORITE LUNCH SPOT🥗

In The News

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WOWorks Finalizes Twelve Co-Branded Franchise Agreements and Openings in Ten States this Year

The WOWorks family of restaurant brands, Saladworks, Frutta Bowls, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh and The Simple Greek, experienced growth of its co-branded restaurant concepts in 2021 with six locations opening and six additional franchise agreements…

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Saladworks seeks candidates following partnership with Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Association (MFHA) to increase black restaurant ownership

WOWorks, the parent company of good-for-you restaurant brands Saladworks, Frutta Bowls, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh and The Simple Greek, announced their partnership with Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Association (MFHA) this month and is now…

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WOWorks Growth Report – November Update

Construction, development, and training is on fire at WOWorks! We opened 6 new locations since the beginning of October, and currently we have 19 new locations under construction to open in the next 4 months. Our biggest focus has been…

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WOWorks Restaurants Gets into The Holiday Giving Spirit with a Bonus Gift Card

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — WOWorks, the parent company of good-for-you restaurant brands Saladworks, Frutta Bowls, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh and The Simple Greek, has launched a $5 bonus gift card for every purchase…

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Saladworks Frutta Bowls Co-Brand

Is Co-Branding Making a Comeback in Restaurant Franchising?

WOWorks CEO Kelly Roddy knew Saladworks and Frutta Bowls fit. Both operated in the better-for-you market. Salads and acai bowls met the health-conscious consumer ever-changing…

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WOWorks Becomes First Franchisors to Adopt the Pathways to Black Franchise Ownership Program

WOWorks Become First Franchisors to Adopt the Pathways to Black Franchise Ownership…

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New Locations Update – September Growth Report

WOWorks restaurant locations are popping up everywhere! 16 new locations currently under construction to open soon, and we signed 3 franchise agreements and opened 4 restaurants in September….

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Saladworks Turns 35!

Saladworks Turns Thirty Five!

In celebration of our 35th Birthday, Saladworks was featured on QSR Magazine regarding our fundraiser, the High Five Challenge, for No Kid Hungry….

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