Saladworks, the Conshohocken restaurant chain, said it will open three outlets in Louisiana in 2011, marking the company's entry into that state.

The new restaurants will be franchises in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas and will be operated by one developer. The company previously announced plans to expand into Texas and North Carolina nexst year.

Saladworks currently has 100 franchise locations in 12 states.    -Paul Schweizer