Based in Phoenix, Arizona, D’Lite Healthy On The Go, which has six locations, is driving growth with a franchise-building strategy hoping to expand into Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Colorado.
“We’ve always looked for nutritious food options to meet our health needs when we’re on the go, but struggled to find a quick-service restaurant that met our needs,” said co-founder Brooke Knudson. in a company press release. “This is what inspired us to launch d’Lite, to make access to healthy food accessible to all.
“After years of perfecting a concept that combines wholesome ingredients with carefully curated menu options for active consumers, we are excited to enter this new era of growth for our business. With our solid plan in place, we are confident in offering a unique franchise opportunity to operators looking to grow their portfolios with a direct, customer-focused approach to restaurant operations.”
The concept appeals to consumers with different lifestyles and food preferences, as menu items are flexible and made-to-order. Options include breakfast sandwiches, coffee, and protein shakes.
“Lite’s franchise model was designed for operators who are sincere in building community bonds, whether they are three-unit investors or area developers,” co-founder Chad Knudson said in the release. . “Our current operators have helped make d’Lite a local favorite that customers return to daily because of the welcoming environment our team members create in each restaurant. We aim to grow our current footprint with new operators who seek to build relationships in their communities, and follow the health-conscious movement in the fast food industry.”