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Ed Doherty is an entrepreneur with a flair for innovation.  In 1985, Ed started Doherty Enterprises, Inc. 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.

Doherty, is a franchisee of three iconic national brands, 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.

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