Melt Bar & Grilled Home base: Cleveland Key players: Matt Fish, c.e.o. First store: Lakewood, OH; 2006 Units open: 5 Growth plans: Expand into a regional market within a four-hour driving radius of Cleveland so that the sourcing and prep work—including hand-cut French fries and 128 signature recipes—can still be done in a facility based downtown Cleveland. Back story: For Matt Fish, grilled cheese had always been a childhood favorite. As he grew older and worked at ...

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