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.

Nov 2008

Johnny Rockets opens at The Dubai Mall – the world’s largest shopping center in the United Arab Emirates.

Dec 2008

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.

Aug, 2010

First co-branded concept restaurants open, with Halsted Street Deli, in Downtown Chicago.

Feb, 2011

First of five planned Johnny Rockets restaurants opens in Korea.

Jun, 2011

Johnny Rockets celebrates its 25th Anniversary on June 6th.

Jan, 2015

Diamond Lifestyle Limited acquires Al Faris Restaurant LLC, the exclusive developer of Johnny Rockets restaurants in the UAE and Oman.

Jun, 2016

Johnny Rockets celebrates its 30th anniversary globally and 20 years in the UAE.

August, 2016

Johnny Rockets grants the rights to Al Faris Restaurants LLC to sub franchise Johnny Rockets in the UAE and Oman.