May 23, 2024

Balance Grille Named a Fast Casual Top 100 Mover and Shaker


Balance Grille is proud to announce its recognition on Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers list for 2024, placing at lucky 28! Demonstrating exceptional innovation and growth in the fast-casual dining sector, Balance Grille continues to set new standards in the industry. Co-founders Prakash ‘PK’ Karamchandani and HoChan ‘CJ’ Jang have also been honored as two of the Top 25 Fast Casual Executives of 2024, highlighting their leadership and vision in driving the brand’s success.

Recognition on the Top 100 Movers and Shakers list, an esteemed accolade in the restaurant industry, celebrates trailblazing brands that exhibit excellence in menu innovation, marketing prowess, and overall business performance. Balance Grille’s inclusion in this list underscores its commitment to delivering fresh, nutritious, and delicious food while fostering a unique dining experience that resonates with a diverse customer base.

Over the past year, Balance Grille has made significant strides in enhancing its operations and expanding its brand. The company updated its kitchen operations for greater efficiency and faster service, invested in the development of comprehensive brand standards and guidelines for design and marketing, and identified key efficiencies in its supply chain, design, and equipment. Additionally, insights gained from the opening of its first franchise location have been instrumental in refining the company’s pre- and post-opening processes, ensuring a smoother and more successful rollout for future franchises.

Co-founders PK and CJ’s recognition as Top 25 Fast Casual Executives is a testament to their strategic insight and dedication to cultivating a dynamic and forward-thinking company culture. Under their guidance, Balance Grille has expanded its footprint and embraced technological advancements, such as self-ordering kiosks and a robust loyalty program, positioning the brand as a leader in the fast-casual space.

To see the entire list, please visit: 2024 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

About Balance Grille

Balance Grille is an Asian-Fusion fast-casual restaurant chain, featuring a diverse menu of build-a-bowl bowls, tacos, snacks, and bubble teas. Since its founding in 2010, Balance Grille has successfully reinvented both the fast-casual concept and Asian Fusion cuisine with a refined focus on clean eating, a literal approach to menu transparency, authenticity, and ahead-of-the-curve tech integration. With 6 locations open and operating throughout the U.S., Balance remains committed to serving happiness through food with a focus on community-minded, customer-centric craftsmanship, from farm to kitchen to taste buds – and a real appreciation for both those enjoying and those serving its feel-good food. For more information, visit https://balancegrille.com/.

About Pivotal Growth Partners

With a combined 50+ years of experience and an unparalleled track record of success in franchise growth, Pivotal Growth Partners (PGP) has led emerging brands to position themselves for accelerated growth, maximizing both brand and shareholder value. As a full-service growth & development consultant and brand accelerator. PGP’s team of experts builds on a brand’s strengths through the development of systems, processes, people, and culture to collectively drive sustainable growth within the organization. In 2022, PGP was recognized in Inc. Magazine’s Inaugural 2022 Power Partner Awards, honoring B2B organizations across the globe with a proven track record for supporting entrepreneurs and helping startups grow. For more information, visit www.pivotalgrowthpartners.com.