Multiconcept operator Lorne Gioldberg has acquired Pei Wei Asian Diner from private investment firm Centerbridge Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Goldberg also owns and operates quick-service Asian restaurant concepts Pick Up Stix, Leeann Chin and Mandarin Express. Combined these concepts have approximately 165 stores in 23 states.

Pei Wei, a fast-casual Asian restaurant concept, operates 167 company-owned stores and 26 franchised locations in 19 states and South Korea.