Five Guys

Five Guys Enterprises, LLC
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
TypePrivate
IndustryFood
GenreFast casual restaurant
Founded
FoundersJerry Murrell, Janie Murrell[1]
Headquarters,
United States
Number of locations
1,700+[2] (2021)
Area served
  • Australia[3]
  • Austria[4]
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Kuwait
  • Netherlands[5]
  • Italy[6]
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia[7]
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore[8]
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Key people
Jerry Murrell, Jim Murrell, Matt Murrell, Chad Murrell, Ben Murrell, Tyler Murrell[9]
ProductsHamburgers, french fries, hot dogs, soft drinks, milkshakes
RevenueIncrease US$1.711 billion[10] (2021)
OwnerMurrell family
Number of employees
5,000[11] (2021)
Websitefiveguys.com

Five Guys Enterprises LLC (doing business as both Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and simply Five Guys) is an American fast food restaurant chain focused on hamburgers, hot dogs, and French fries, and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, part of Fairfax County.[12][13] The first Five Guys restaurant opened in 1986 in Arlington County, Virginia, and by 2001, the chain had expanded to five locations throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area.[2]

In early 2003, the chain began franchising, beginning a period of rapid expansion. In a year and a half, permits had been sold for over 300 franchised locations.[2] As of 2016, Five Guys had over 1,700 locations open worldwide, with 1,300 locations under development.[2] The company was the fastest-growing fast food chain in the United States, with a 32.8% sales increase from 2010 to 2011.[14]

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference biggerbite was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ a b c d "Five Guys Story". Five Guys. January 20, 2022. Retrieved January 20, 2022.
  3. ^ "Five Guys to open in Penrith on Monday morning". Western Weekender. September 16, 2021. Retrieved September 20, 2021.
  4. ^ "Five Guys: Was am neuen Burgerhype in Wien dran ist". Der Standard. January 30, 2021. Retrieved January 31, 2022.
  5. ^ "Five Guys opent in Eindhoven". Eindhovens Dagblad. December 11, 2017. Retrieved June 14, 2021.
  6. ^ "Non solo Starbucks: apre Five Guys, il fast food "dove tutto è fresco". E spunta il frappè al bacon". MilanoToday.
  7. ^ "US fast food chain FIVE GUYS bites into Malaysia with Genting outlet". October 26, 2021.
  8. ^ "More than 1,000 Five Guys burgers sold on opening day". The Straits Times. December 16, 2019. Retrieved August 8, 2020.
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  10. ^ "Five Guys". www.restaurantbusinessonline.com.
  11. ^ "Five Gys Burgers and Fries". Forbes.
  12. ^ "Contact Us". Five Guys. Retrieved April 23, 2018. Five Guys Enterprises, LLC 10718 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA 22079 USA
  13. ^ Previous locations include 10440 Furnace Road Suite 205 Lorton, VA 22079, as stated by Contact Us retrieved on October 1, 2012 and archived on September 20, 2012, and 8390 Terminal Road Suite B Lorton, VA 22079 as stated by Contact, archived on November 28, 2006 and retrieved on October 1, 2012.
  14. ^ "Wendy's dethrones Burger King but Five Guys grows fastest". Los Angeles Times. March 19, 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2015.