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Healthy Fast Casual Chain Chopped Leaf Opens 30th Restaurant in Langley Central

Healthy Fast Food Chain Chopped Leaf Opening 30th Restaurant in Langley Central

Oakville, Ontario – April 4, 2016 – A piece of the Okanagan Valley is coming to Langley Central, BC as the healthy fast food chain, The Chopped Leaf, opens its 30th restaurant in Willowbrook Park in the first week of April. The restaurant owner, Franchise Partner Jas Rai, also owns a Chopped Leaf restaurant at Morgan Crossing in South Surrey. The franchise’s rapid growth is testament that there’s appetite for healthy fast food.

Chopped Leaf was founded in Okanagan Valley, BC. It offers gourmet salads, soups, and wraps that appeal to all diners, including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free consumers.

Chopped Leaf’s fast expansion unstoppable, marked with 30th opening

In 2014 before Innovative Food Brands bought The Chopped Leaf, there were 18 restaurants in operation. Eighteen months later, the 30th Chopped Leaf restaurant is opening. Other impressive stats from this healthy fast casual restaurant:

  • 50% growth within the past year
  • 8 more restaurants opening within the next 4 months, including Ontario locations
  • 10 new restaurants slated to open by October 2016
  • Ten original Franchise Partners own 2 or more locations like Jas Rai
  • Same store sales continuously climb

Healthy eating ushered in by passionate leaders

At the top of the list of reasons behind Chopped Leaf’s success is a family of strong, dedicated Franchise Partners. Jai. Rai says,

“I am extremely excited to open my 2nd location! I think Langley is a perfect location. The Chopped Leaf brand fits well with the consumers in this area.”

Blair Stevens, founder of the brand, says of his brainchild,

“It’s clear that there’s a demand for healthier food that still appeals to a wider audience. There’s real value in the Okanagan Valley lifestyle of healthy eating combined with regular activity, and we’re so happy to see that the rest of Canada (and soon, beyond) agree.”


About The Chopped Leaf:

Founded in May 2009, The Chopped Leaf is an emerging quick service restaurant (QSR) concept that offers chef-designed salads, wraps, soups and sandwiches at 30 operating locations throughout British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, and soon, Ontario. For more information visit Find The Chopped Leaf on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and on Instagram at


Jodelle De Jesus

Communications Coordinator



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