The Mac Daddy features aged cheddar smoked bacon and macaroni on white

The Mac Daddy features aged cheddar, smoked bacon and macaroni on white.

Getting cheesy with The Melt

As the competition bubbles up in the grilled cheese space, Restaurant Hospitality breaks down the leading concepts. More coverage >>

The Melt
Home base: San Francisco
Key Players: Jon Kaplan, c.e.o.
First store: San Francisco; 2011
Units open: 15 stores and 4 buses
Growth plans: The Melt has an accelerated growth plan focused on launching several more California-based locations and a new market, outside of California, by the end of this year. All of the stores are company owned with

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