sweetgreen is an American fast casual restaurant chain that serves salads. It is a destination for simple, seasonal, healthy food.

sweetgreen passionately believes that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone.

sweetgreen was founded in August 2007 by Nicolas Jammet, Nathaniel Ru, and Jonathan Neman. Sweetgreen's corporate headquarters moved to the Los Angeles area from Washington, D.C. in 2016. Currenty the company has 97 restaurants in operation across the United States. 

sweetgreen is building a new type of food company and a sustainable supply chain to challenge how we think about real food, explore innovative new retail formats, and elevate the consumer experience.

sweetgreen has been disrupting the $800 billion US restaurant industry by rethinking the customer experience and challenging traditional ways of what it means to be a fast food company.


sweetgreen is backed by investors including Fidelity, Lone Pine Capital, D1 Capital Partners, T. Rowe Price, Revolution Growth along with other venture and private investors. The company raised $150 from its latest "Series I" financing on Sep 23, 2019. The round brings sweetgreen's total funding $515M to date. The latest round valuing the company at $1.6B.



  • Year founded: 2007
  • Funding Info: $515M over 7 Rounds of Funding (Last Funding Type: Series I)
  • Yearly Revenue: Approx. $160M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.6B as of Sep 23, 2019
  • City/Town: Culver City
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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