After 30 years as a casual dining operation, Woody’s Bar-B-Q is repositioning itself as a fast-casual and express concept.
“We have enjoyed great success over the past three decades as a casual dining concept,” explains company co-founder Woody Mills. “But with the increased interest in franchising paired with the high demand for takeout and catering from our existing stores, we felt it might be time to add a couple of special ingredients to our franchise offerings through new fast-casual and fast-casual express Woody’s Bar-B-Q locations.”
Under the repositioning, a Woody’s Bar-B-Q fast-casual restaurant will average between 2,500 and 3,000 square feet in size, while an express location will cap out at about 1,000 to 1,500 square feet. Previously, Woody’s typical restaurant would measure between 3,000 and 6,000 square feet.