Salata, the Houston-based salad chain founded in 2005, opened a new location in Schaumburg, Ill., that includes new features to its beverage platform.

The company now operates 52 units system wide, including locations in Texas, Illinois and Southern California.

Caption: Salata's Schaumburg, Ill., location features all natural building materials.

The new 2,555-square-foot Schaumburg restaurant, owned and operated by franchisee Dan Campbell, features the company's newly unveiled restaurant design with all-natural building materials such as dark mango-stained wood panels, subway tile, stone countertops and glass features. It also has a state-of-the-art tea tap system — similar to a beer tap — delivering Salata's signature teas and lemonades.

TeatapThe Tea Tap system provides Salata customers with tea and other signature beverages, while serving as an eye-catching design element.

The fast-casual concept that serves customizable salads and salad wraps plans to open 40 additional restaurants by the end of 2016.