H&H Bagels, an iconic New York City brand since 1972, is getting ready to open its first location in Chicago in the Fulton Market.
The company recently announced it is entering a new era of expansion in 2023, with agreements in place for 25 new restaurants across the country, according to QSR Magazine. H&H Bagels has five locations in New York City but plans to open several new company-owned and franchised locations in Florida, California, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Illinois, and Connecticut. The company is also opening another site in New York later this year. The new Chicago location has no exact timeline, but it will be corporate-owned.
The first H&H Bagel franchise location will be in Boca Raton, Florida, which is expected to open in the third quarter of 2023, while its sixth NYC location will open in the fourth quarter of 2023 in the newly renovated Penn Station. Other details regarding the expansion include a 5-unit franchise development agreement in Los Angeles and Tampa and a 10-unit franchise development agreement in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Virginia.
“We’re excited to bring our legendary New York City bagels to cities across the country as part of our expansion plan,” says Jay Rushin, Chief Executive Officer of H&H Bagels. “With each new company-owned and franchise location, we are looking forward to welcoming new customers to the H&H family while working with like-minded entrepreneurs who are eager to bring an iconic brand and an authentic New York City bagel to cities all across the country.”