Punch Bowl Social, a Denver-based pioneer in the eatertainment restaurant category, received a significant growth investment from L Catterton.
The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The investment, made from L Catterton’s Growth Fund, will enable Punch Bowl Social to continue to execute its expansion across the country. With the support of L Catterton, Punch Bowl Social plans to double its presence in the coming years, opening several new locations in Atlanta, San Diego, Chicago, Dallas, and Washington, D.C, as well as in the iconic former air traffic control center in Denver’s Stapleton community.
Founded in 2012 by seasoned restaurant entrepreneur Robert Thompson, Punch Bowl Social provides a fresh, interactive experience, pairing games such as shuffleboard, Ping-Pong, bowling, pinball, and skee-ball with a scratch kitchen and craft beverages.
It features a Southern-influenced, seasonally inspired menu created by celebrity chef Hugh Acheson.
The first Punch Bowl Social location opened in Denver, Colorado nearly five years ago. Since inception, the company has expanded to cities across the country including Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Minneapolis.