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CHICAGO (January 2022) Rapidly growing fast-casual Middle Eastern concept signs multi-unit area development agreements in Southern Illinois and Northwest Indiana; adds eight new locations to its pipeline

Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill Signs Multi-Unit Deal in New Midwestern Markets

On the heels of new multi-unit deals in Charlotte and Atlanta Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill is continuing to “fan the flame” of its growing franchise family through additional expansion efforts in the Midwest.

With today’s announcement of two more multi-unit area development agreements, this time in Southern Illinois and Northwest Indiana, Naf adds eight new locations to its pipeline.

“We’re extremely pleased that we are able to continue our growth during an admittedly challenging time for our industry,” said Greg Willman, CEO of Naf Naf.

The quickly growing fast-casual Middle Eastern concept plans to open 15 to 20 additional franchised locations between now and the end of 2022. To learn more about Naf’s franchising opportunities, contact VP, Franchise Sales Steve Corp at or visit

“With our well-seasoned leadership team – excuse the restaurant pun – driving innovation and execution, there’s nothing but healthy growth on the horizon,” said VP, Brand Marketing Devin Handler. “It’s next best thing you didn’t know you loved. If you’re into roasted chicken, scratch-made sauces and fresh baked bread – you’re into Middle Eastern food and Naf.”

Naf Naf is making fresh Middle Eastern cuisine a mainstream favorite across the United States. Inspired by tradition, Naf Naf’s genuine hospitality paired with handmade dishes derived from Old World recipes blend effortlessly to create a welcoming atmosphere where guests are invited to fan their flame of culinary exploration. Every order is customized to the guest’s liking with choices of top-quality meats, like its award-winning Chicken Shawarma, slow-roasted on a vertical skewer, to perfectly crisp falafel and pillowy pita baked in-restaurant throughout the day. Naf is headquartered in Chicago with 29 locations nationwide. For more information, visit

Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill: Fan the Flame of Your Passion (and your appetite). Let’s Share a Meal.

Original article can be found at Restaurant News

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