CAVA, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant, opened its second restaurant in the Richmond area on Thursday at Short Pump Town Center in western Henrico County.
Its other location is in Richmond’s Fan District neighborhood. The Short Pump restaurant is part of a series of openings in 2017 that will take the number of CAVA locations nationwide to more than 40, with 14 in Virginia.
The expansion is the result of a recent round of funding for the Washington, D.C, based company. Its investors include Steve Case’s D.C.-based investment firm, Revolution Growth.
“We’re excited to bring the vibrant flavors of CAVA to the Richmond community’s thriving food scene,” CEO Brett Schulman, said in a statement.