Sweetgreen is a fast casual restaurant chain that serves simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning. The Company believes that food can be both healthy and delicious, high-quality and affordable. Sweetgreen sources from farmers that use organic and conventional methods. The Company favors simple recipes with natural flavors and uses only natural sweeteners honey and agave to add some sweetness.

Washington, US
Size (employees)
651 (est)+4%
Sweetgreen was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Washington, US
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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

Farryn Weiner

Farryn Weiner

Vice President, Marketing & Brand Innovation
Theresa Dold

Theresa Dold

Director of Marketing at sweetgreen

Sweetgreen Office Locations

Sweetgreen has offices in Marina del Rey, Charlotte, Washington, San Mateo and in 23 other locations
Washington, US (HQ)
1728 14th St NW
Ardmore, US
68 Coulter Ave
Arlington, US
4075 Wilson Blvd
Bethesda, US
4831 Bethesda Ave
Boston, US
659 Boylston St
Boston, US
372 Congress St
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Sweetgreen Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$128.6 m

Latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago


Sweetgreen's latest funding round in August 2016 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Sweetgreen has raised $128.6 m
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Sweetgreen News and Updates

How Sweetgreen Helped This Corner Store With A Healthy Transformation

The salad chain offered some of its expertise in branding and supply chains to help a store in a food desert bring healthier options to its customers. The designers and supply chain experts at Sweetgreen, the L.A.-based salad chain, usually spend their time working on the look and operations of th…

3 Lessons a Salad Chain Can Teach You About Corporate Culture

Set clear expectations that your team will always do what they say, be clear about what they intend, and persist until outcomes are achieved.

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HQ Trivia CEO apologizes for 'being a jerk' to a journalist and threatening to fire his star employee

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How Sweetgreen, Glossier, Away, And Walker & Co. Built Cult Brands

Company leaders took the stage at the Fast Company Innovation Festival to discuss the importance of community, anticipating consumer needs, and more. Part intuition, part risk, part timing, and a lot of luck propel certain brands to a point beyond success, into the stratosphere of cultural relevan…

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