22-Year-Old Entrepeneur Starts Wokworks

With the rise of fast casual comes many entrepreneurs and their new ground-breaking concepts, ready to take the fast casual crown and become the next Chipotle. That is exactly what Brennan Foxman decided he was going to do at the age of 22. This New Jersey native started an Asian-inspired restaurant serving up predesigned and build-your-own stir-fry entrées. While studying abroad in college, his friends may have been out partying, but Brennan chose to work on restaurant business models instead. He noticed that the majority of fast food used wok cooking with high heat and fresh ingredients.  He loved the idea and brought it back to the states.  After a year and a half of business planning and being turned down by more than 20 banks, Wokworks was born on 1935 Chestnut St in Philly.  Read More

Posted on March 31, 2015 and filed under Fast Casual, The Chipotle Effect.