The first Arby's® restaurant opened in Boardman, Ohio, on July 23, 1964, serving only roast beef sandwiches, potato chips, and a beverage. One year later, the first Arby's® licensee opened a restaurant in Akron, Ohio.
Today, more than 450 licensees operate more than 3,400 restaurants worldwide.
As one of Arby's first licensees, Lunan Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates currently own and operate
39 Arby's® Roast Beef Restaurants, 23 of which are located in the Chicago area. The remaining units, wholly owned subsidiaries of Lunan West,Inc., are related to Lunan on an affiliated basis; 14 are in Las Vegas, 1 in Reno, and 1 in Barstow, California.
Over the last 44 years, Lunan has been an active voice on system issues and is proud to have grown along side the Arby's® brand.