John Wade started his career in the restaurant business at the age of 16 when he went to work at “Grandy’s” restaurant in Jefferson City, Missouri. By the age of 18, he was promoted to Assistant Manager and began to realize that fast food was more than just a job, it could a profitable career. John grew with RTM from 1993 - 2004. (Read John's Bio)
In September of 2004, John left RTM to become an Arby’s franchisee with the purchase of six Arby’s units in Lafayette, Lebanon and Frankfort, Indiana. It is with the acquisition of those 6 Arby’s units that AES Restaurant Group, LLC was formed.
And the success continued…
In 2015 – 2016:
So Far In 2022: