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In 1985, Ed Doherty started Doherty Enterprises, Inc. (Doherty) a company focused on growing franchise restaurants through partnerships with strong national brands who are leaders in their restaurant categories and possess strong marketing teams.

Today, Doherty is a regional powerhouse with over 140 restaurants representing eight different concepts in New York, New Jersey, Georgia and Florida with a strategic plan that calls for continued new unit growth.

Doherty, is currently a franchisee of seven iconic national brands. Ed Doherty is an entrepreneur with a flare for innovation. Showcasing that innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, Doherty also owns and operates two independent, proprietary concepts. The Shannon Rose Irish Pub & Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas:

At Doherty, we are all about creating WOW! We are committed to exceeding your expectations and expect that you will be committed to exceeding our guests' expectations each and every day. We believe in supporting our neighbors and the communities in which we do business. This is what sets us apart from our competitors. We believe in supporting our communities and our Team Members. We fund-raise for those on our team who face catastrophic situations. We believe in being good neighbors and we believe that supporting our communities is a fulfilling experience for everyone on our team.

Our "Support Center" (some might call it a Corporate Office but we don't) is located in Allendale, New Jersey. Whether it's Operations, Human Resources, Training, Recruiting, Accounting & Finance, IT, Marketing, or Real Estate & Construction, each department and each Team Member in our Support Center is dedicated to providing the individuals in our restaurants, pubs and bakery cafes with WOW! support.

While we are very proud of our accomplishments, there is always room for improvement. That's why we believe the road to success is always under construction. We continuously look for create and innovative ways to WOW! As a new member of our team, we have high expectations for you and look forward to your contributions and suggestions.

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