Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Due North Holdings is a privately held company founded by Kevin and Kathryn Blackwell in 2014. Due North Holdings is comprised of a team of companies committed to providing our customers with a remarkable experience at our innovative, fast casual restaurant brands. Due North is dedicated to putting people first – our customers, our staff, and our franchise partners.
Experienced, detail-oriented, creative, visionary, passionate, and focused on the bottom line. Our team members are individually known as industry leaders.
Kevin Blackwell is best known as the Founder and former CEO of Kahala Corp, the global franchisor of brands such as Cold Stone Creamery® and Blimpie® Subs and Salads among others.
Due North Holdings strives to provide innovative ideas and resources to businesses in addition to creating new franchise opportunities around the globe. After 25 years as Founder and CEO of Kahala, I created Due North Holdings with the goal of sharing my knowledge, experience, and broad network of resources for the benefit of new and innovative products and brands. We are passionate about inspiring and supporting the next generation of companies and leaders who will share our vision and make an impact on the retail industry.
America's craft beer sports bar. Founded in 1996, Scotty's Brewhouse™ serves up delicious home-made food and cold, local craft beer.
Craft Beer lives here. Founded in 2011, Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. is a Indianapolis-based brewery crafting and serving a wide variety of beers and pizza.
Brunch all day. Founded in 2012, Ncounter® is a casual spot for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and breakfast cocktails daily.
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Due North Holdings operates under a shared resources model whereby each brand utilizes the same personnel in one office creating immense economies of scale and cost savings.
17797 N Perimeter Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Toll Free: (844) 221-2456
Direct: (480) 434-6662