A private equity firm is helping a waffle-sandwich chain expand across the U.S.
Catterton Partners is helping the Orange, California-based fast-casual waffle-sandwich chain Bruxië make its way to an expanded audience.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Bruxië — which was among 50 “Breakout Brands”spotlighted by Nation’s Restaurant News earlier this year — is known for its gourmet waffle sandwiches served with waffle-cut fries.
Signature dishes include the buttermilk fried chicken sandwich; prosciutto and Gruyere; and hot pastrami. The menu also includes sweet waffles topped with options like crème brulee, Nutella and bananas, or a s’mores-inspired combination of chocolate and marshmallow. Most items on the menu are under $10.
Catterton has a stake in restaurant companies Noodles & Company, Bloomin’ Brands Inc., Cheddar’s, Primanti Brothers and Mendocino Farms.