F&B Investors & Operators



Blue Pacific Brands

is a Hawaii-based investor and operator of national food-and-beverage brands, including quick-service restaurants and healthy lifestyle options.

A brand is a lifestyle choice and its equity is measured at every touch. There are no short-cuts. It takes a talented team of committed people working together everyday to build great brand experiences.

— Chris Scanlan

With their deep knowledge of the Hawaii market, its real estate, labor and operating idiosyncrasies, Blue Pacific Brands is currently seeking new local acquisitions and partnership opportunities.

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What We Do

We acquire, operate and develop national food-and-beverage franchise and license brands to their full potential. Our brands grow strong and deep roots in the communities that we serve by providing reliable, quality food; long-term careers; and care for our ohana and by being good neighbors. We build high-performance teams with the right people, leadership, environment, support and recognition.

Chris Scanlan and his team have been incredibly successful with a multiple of F&B brands across Hawaii, U.S. and international marketplaces. They cultivate exceptional teams who build strong businesses with integrity and vision.

— Robert Harrison, Chairman, President and CEO, First Hawaiian, Inc.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Blue Pacific Brands is currently looking to acquire, operate and develop in-demand food-and-beverage brands with the goal of becoming category leaders via superior customer experience.

It has been a privilege to work with Chris for the past 25 years on many of his successful endeavors in the restaurant industry. Chris has a unique combination of people skills, analytics, and appreciation of what customers require to make a successful restaurant company.

— Kevin Burke, Partner, Franchise Equity Partners

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Chris Scanlan: Founder & Managing Partner


Blue Pacific Brands is led by founder and managing partner Chris Scanlan, who brings more than 35 years of extensive hands-on experience in acquiring and operating an array of brands.

Chris Scanlan: Founder & Managing Partner

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Penthouse, 625 Kapahulu Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815