Big plans ahead for Tempe-based NCounter

Apr 8, 2016, 7:45 PM
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Major changes are coming to Tempe-based restaurant NCounter.

The Phoenix Business Journal reported that the popular breakfast and lunch spot on Mill Avenue  has been acquired by Pacific Restaurant Partners.

According to the business journal, the Tempe location will remain the same, but the new owners have plans to expand the restaurant through franchising.

The business journal reported that NCounter will likely expand regional first, although no official expansion plans have been made.

The restaurant was originally opened in 2012 by Thom and Kathy Cooker.

“It brings a smile to our faces, said Kathy Coker in a statement. “We’ve raised this restaurant like a family member. Now, we’ll watch it grow up and make us proud.”

Pacific Restaurant Partners is a co-venture between Due North Holdings and Tokyo-based Hotland.

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Big plans ahead for Tempe-based NCounter