January 18, 2018 11:55 AM ET

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Company Overview of Yoshinoya West, Inc.

Company Overview

Yoshinoya West, Inc., doing business as Yoshinoya America, operates quick service Japanese restaurants in California, Arizona, Nevada, and New York. Its menu comprises beef, chicken, combo, grilled shrimp, and vegetable bowls; and soups and salads, desserts, and soft drinks. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Torrance, California. Yoshinoya West, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Yoshinoya Holdings.

991 West Knox Street

Torrance, CA 90502

United States

Founded in 1977





Key Executives for Yoshinoya West, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Franchise Development and Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Yoshinoya West, Inc. Key Developments

Yoshinoya America Reports Sales Result for the Second Quarter of 2017

Yoshinoya America reported sales result for the second quarter of 2017. For the period, the company reported U.S. Same Store Sales (SSS) growth of 10.2%. The company's system wide same store sales growth for the second quarter of 2017 was driven by increases in both transactions of 6.8% and average check of 3.4%. Same Store Sales in August of 2017 closed out at increase of 10.5% with transactions at increase of 3.3% and an average check at increase of 7.2%.

Yoshinoya America Appoints Jim Stevens as Chief Operating Officer

Yoshinoya America announced that Jim Stevens has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Stevens will work closely with the senior level team on the company's overall strategy and execution. Stevens will oversee, develop and set direction for operations as the company continues to remodel its existing store base as well as open new locations. Stevens will report to the CEO of Yoshinoya America, Dar Vasseghi.

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