MIAMI, August 20, 2013 // PRNewswire // - GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT) ("GRILLiT" or the "Company") today announced that its first franchised store located in Nashville, Tennessee is now open for business. The new GRILLiT restaurant, located at 555 Church St, in Downtown Nashville, had a successful grand opening event on August 19, 2013.
Ghazi Hajj, GRILLiT Chairman and CEO, said, "The franchisees of our Nashville location have done a extraordinary job of executing our first franchise opening. Our corporate team will continue supporting their operations and marketing activities throughout the coming months."
The Company noted that it has begun equipment orders for its next franchise location in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, which is on track to open in late-September.
Interested potential master franchisees and franchise owner/operators should contact GRILLiT, Inc. at its corporate website: http://www.grillitinc.com.
GRILLiT (GRLT) is a growing Latin-Caribbean fusion restaurant concept that marries fast casual to nutritious and healthy food. The company opened its first location in Miami in 2011 and specializes in chef-inspired custom crafted rice bowls, pasta and wraps as well as salads. GRILLiT utilizes domestic growers and delivers healthy cuisine using only fresh proteins, such as never-frozen chicken and Angus beef. Restaurants offer an inviting and comfortable atmosphere with an open kitchen and contemporary, industrial design. GRILLiT currently has two locations and expects to have at least 21 corporate and 58 franchised locations open and operating within the next five years. The company is targeting Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia for new growth. For more information, visit http://www.grillitinc.com.
Statements in this press release that are not purely historical facts, including statements regarding GRILLiT's beliefs, expectations, intentions or strategies for the future, may be "forward-looking statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1996. Such statements consist of any statement other than a recitation of historical fact and can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plan", "may", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "estimate" or "continue" or the negative thereof or other variations thereof or comparable terminology. The reader is cautioned that all forward-looking statements are speculative, and there are certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ from those referred to in such forward-looking statements. This disclosure highlights some of the important risks regarding our business. Specifically, the reader should not place undue reliance on statements regarding our ability to build a chain of health-conscious fast-casual restaurants. Additionally, there are number of other risk factors relating to our business more fully explained identified by us in our filings with the OTC Markets, which are available through http://www.otcmarkets.com.
Robert L. Tucker
Director of Corporate Development
SOURCE GRILLiT, Inc.
The founders of Grillit created their concept on a very simple principle: To demonstrate that the fast casual dining experience and fresh, nutritious home style cooking are not mutually exclusive.