Jun 6, 1986
Founder Ronn Teitelbaum opens first Johnny Rockets on Melrose Avenue, in Los Angeles, CA.
May 18, 1995
Johnny Rockets rolled into the Reno Hilton in Reno, Nevada, the company’s first casino location.
Oct 18, 1996
100th restaurant opens at The Falls in Coral Gables, Florida. MAY 4 Johnny Rockets set sail on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ Voyager of the Seas.
May 30, 2004
Johnny Rockets opens at Cedar Point Amusement Park, in Sandusky, OH. MAY Johnny Rockets celebrates the 100th anniversary of the hamburger with a month-long party!
Mar 21, 2007
Johnny Rockets opens its 200th restaurant in Glendale, Arizona.
Mar 26, 2007
Johnny Rockets is acquired by Redzone Capital.
Feb 2, 2008
Johnny Rockets agrees to open in Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps’ largest West Coast expeditionary training facility, located in Southern California.
Oct 16, 2008
Former NFL Quarterback and legend, Joe Theismann is appointed a member of the Johnny Rockets Board of Directors.
Johnny Rockets opens at The Dubai Mall – the world’s largest shopping center in the United Arab Emirates.
Johnny Rockets signs international deals to build 5 restaurants in Jalisco, Mexico and between 15-20 new restaurants in the Philippines.
Apr 16, 2009
The new Yankee Stadium opens with four Johnny Rockets locations throughout the stadium.
Jun 24, 2009
Announce restaurant opening in popular tourist destination, the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
Sep 9, 2009
Johnny Rockets declares September “National Shake Month”.
Sep 14, 2009
Open first restaurant in Germany, at Ramstein Air Base.
Oct 6, 2009
Global expansion is further fueled as Johnny Rockets opens in Quezon City, Philippines.
Jan 19, 2010
Announce appointment of new CEO, John Fuller
JUL 29, 2010
First South American Johnny Rockets opens, in Santiago, Chile.
First co-branded concept restaurants open, with Halsted Street Deli, in Downtown Chicago.
First of five planned Johnny Rockets restaurants opens in Korea.
Johnny Rockets celebrates its 25th Anniversary on June 6th.
Diamond Lifestyle Limited acquires Al Faris Restaurant LLC, the exclusive developer of Johnny Rockets restaurants in the UAE and Oman.
Johnny Rockets celebrates its 30th anniversary globally and 20 years in the UAE.
Johnny Rockets grants the rights to Al Faris Restaurants LLC to sub franchise Johnny Rockets in the UAE and Oman.