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Sweetgreen is a fast casual restaurant chain that serves simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls. The Company sources from farmers that use organic and conventional methods. It favors simple recipes with natural flavors and uses natural sweeteners honey and agave to add some sweetness.

TypePrivate
Founded2007
HQWashington, DC, US
Websitesweetgreen.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)1,345(+3%)
Job Openings344
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Sweetgreen

Jonathan Neman

Jonathan Neman

Co-Founder + Co-CEO
Nathaniel Ru

Nathaniel Ru

Co-Founder + Co-CEO
Nicolas Jammet

Nicolas Jammet

Founder
Farryn Weiner

Farryn Weiner

Vice President, Marketing & Brand Innovation
Theresa Dold

Theresa Dold

Director of Marketing at Sweetgreen
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Sweetgreen Office Locations

Sweetgreen has offices in Washington, Ardmore, Arlington, Berkeley and in 22 other locations
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1728 14th St NW
Ardmore, PA, US
68 Coulter Ave
Arlington, VA, US
4075 Wilson Blvd
Berkeley, CA, US
Berkeley, CA, USA
Bethesda, MD, US
4831 Bethesda Ave
Boston, MA, US
372 Congress St
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Sweetgreen Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2007

Sweetgreen total Funding

$478.6 m

Sweetgreen latest funding size

$150 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Sweetgreen investors

Sweetgreen's latest funding round in September 2019 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Sweetgreen has raised $478.6 m. Sweetgreen's latest valuation is reported to be $1.6 b.
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Sweetgreen Revenue

Market valuation

1.6b
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Sweetgreen Operating Metrics

Nov, 2018

Restaurants

90
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Sweetgreen Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Sweetgreen Online and Social Media Presence

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Sweetgreen Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    77/100

  • Compensation

    B

    75/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    68/100

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Sweetgreen News and Updates

Sweetgreen CEO's LinkedIn post connecting Covid deaths to obesity draws backlash

Sweetgreen co-founder and CEO Jonathan Neman wrote a LinkedIn post Tuesday connecting obesity to the ongoing pandemic, drawing backlash from social media users.

Salad chain Sweetgreen buys kitchen robotics startup Spyce

Like so many other aspects of the robotics world, the pandemic has dramatically accelerated interest in the automated kitchen. After all, the food and restaurant industry was deemed essential amid global shutdowns, but finding kitchen staff proved a problem for many, especially early on when questio…

Sweetgreen acquires Spyce, a Boston-based robotic kitchen startup

The pandemic has accelerated Sweetgreen’s efforts to expand using technology. Spyce’s automated kitchen technology could offer a breakthrough. Last October, I wrote about Spyce, the startup behind a pair of Boston-based fast-casual eateries that had recently revamped their technology to almost full…

In a bid to become the 'Starbucks of salads,' Sweetgreen poaches veteran exec from the coffeehouse chain to lead its new tech strategy

Summary List PlacementLong before the pandemic forced restaurants to think about their digital game plan, restaurant unicorn Sweetgreen billed itself as a tech company aspiring to be "the Starbucks of salads."  The made-to-order salad chain has led digital innovation in the fast-casual category fo…

Sweetgreen files for IPO

Sweetgreen, one of the earliest "better for you" quick-serve restaurant chains, has filed confidentially for an IPO, Axios has learned from multiple sources.Why it matters: The company has been a rumored IPO candidate for years, and now is coming out as a post-pandemic growth play.Why it also matter…

Sweetgreen files for an IPO in a bet that the salad crowd is coming back to the office

The fast-casual salad chain has filed confidential paperwork for its long-rumored initial public offering. Sweetgreen wants to get more of that sweet green.Read Full Story
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Sweetgreen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sweetgreen founded?

    Sweetgreen was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Sweetgreen key executives?

    Sweetgreen's key executives are Jonathan Neman, Nathaniel Ru and Nicolas Jammet.

  • How many employees does Sweetgreen have?

    Sweetgreen has 1,345 employees.

  • Who are Sweetgreen competitors?

    Competitors of Sweetgreen include Bigspoon, Benedetti's Pizza and Mito Sushi.

  • Where is Sweetgreen headquarters?

    Sweetgreen headquarters is located at 1728 14th St NW, Washington.

  • Where are Sweetgreen offices?

    Sweetgreen has offices in Washington, Ardmore, Arlington, Berkeley and in 22 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sweetgreen have?

    Sweetgreen has 43 offices.