Saladworks, LLC is a restaurant franchise concept that sells made-to-order entrée salads, wraps, soups, and sandwiches. Saladworks restaurants are categorized as "fast casual," and the company markets its menu as a healthy alternative to other fast food fare. The franchise currently operates 110 restaurant locations in 15 states and is developing locations internationally. It continues to develop exclusively through its Multiple Unit Development approach, focusing on development in metropolitan areas throughout the US. Saladworks was founded on October 1st 1986 by John Scardapane, who served as the company’s CEO until 2015. The first Saladworks opened in the Cherry Hill Mall, the success of which inspired the opening of 12 additional locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.