MONTREAL -- Foodtastic Inc. recently announce that it has acquired Les Rotisseries Au Coq (Au Coq). Founded in Montreal in 1960, Au Coq specializes in delivery and carryout rotisserie style chicken.
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Peter Mammas, President and Chief Executive Officer of Foodtastic, said, "Au Coq is a treasured local brand and we are excited to welcome Au Coq into the Foodtastic family. We look forward to preserving Au Coq's strong heritage, while growing the brand across the region. This acquisition of a homegrown Quebec business is consistent with our strategy of acquiring quality brands with growth potential that complement our existing brand portfolio. We believe the Au Coq acquisition will leverage our marketing, purchasing and operational systems to better serve our existing franchisees.
Au Coq is the second of several expected acquisitions financed by a recently announced $47 million investment in Foodtastic."
Foodtastic is the franchisor of multiple restaurant concepts including, La Belle et La Boeuf, Monza, Carlos & Pepe's, Souvlaki Bar, Nickels, and Bacaro. Foodtastic is a leader in the restaurant franchising business in Quebec with over 45 restaurants and $110 million in annualized sales.
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