Hurricane Grill & Wings® Opens Third Iowa Restaurant

Tropical-Themed Casual Dining Franchise Comes to West Des Moines

July 06, 2015 // // DES MOINES, Iowa – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired full-service restaurant franchise continues its nationwide expansion with a new location in West Des Moines. The family-friendly restaurant invites local residents to escape to a tropical paradise and Live with Flavor® where they can choose from a variety of sizzling wings, fresh salads and a wide range of mouth-watering entrees.

This will be the third location for franchisee Darin Beck, CEO and founder of Barmuda MMC, one of Iowa’s leading restaurant groups. With locations in Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, he plans to open additional locations across the Midwest in the near future.

“Working in the food, beverage, and entertainment industries for over 32 years has made me familiar with a variety of concepts,” said franchisee Darin Beck. “Our Waterloo and Cedar Rapids locations have seen incredible success and we look forward to bringing Hurricane Grill & Wings to the West Des Moines community.”

Hurricane Grill & Wings is known for its more than 35 signature flavors of award-winning, never frozen fresh jumbo wings. Flavors range from traditional buffalo sauces to an array of unique options that include Roasted Garlic Interno, Sea Salt & Vinegar and Honey Chipotle BBQ and can range in heat intensity from Calm Seas to Evacuation Route. Additionally, guests can customize their own burgers using the new Build-A-Burger menu feature, including a variety of savory toppings and delicious flavors. The location will also offer entrees such as seafood, salads and sandwiches which can be paired with sides like Garlic N’ Parm Fries, Crispy Sweet Potato Straws and Classic Coleslaw.

Hurricane Grill & Wings new West Des Moines restaurant features an indoor dining room that seats up to 210 people and an outdoor patio that seats 85. The location will also offer locally crafted Iowa beers brewed by Peach Tree Brewery, Exile Brewery, Backpocket Brewery and Millstream Brewery.

“We are delighted that Barmuda MMC is opening their third Hurricane Grill & Wings location,” said Martin O’Dowd, President of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “His experience and dedication to the restaurant industry makes him an invaluable part of the Hurricane Grill & Wings team, and we look forward to his continued success in West Des Moines.”

Hurricane Grill & Wings is located at 3340 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266 and is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12 a.m. For more information, please call (561) 932-1075 or visit Follow Hurricane Grill & Wings on Twitter at @hurricaneflavor and on Facebook at

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About Hurricane Grill & Wings

With over 80 restaurants open or under construction in 15 states, Florida-based Hurricane Grill & Wings® is known for its jumbo, fresh wings, more than 35 signature sauces and rubs and tropical, laid-back vibe. Named by USA Today as one of “10 Great Places to Wing It,” selected as one of the “Future 50” by Restaurant Business and as one of Franchise Times “Top 40 Fast and Serious,” Hurricane Grill & Wings’ menu includes crave-able Hurricane’s Garlic & Parm fries, tasty salads, seafood entrees and fresh ½ pound burgers. The brand’s signature Hurricane Bumby tops the list of its tropical drinks menu, along with a wide selection of craft beers and wines. The original Hurricane Grill & Wings opened in Fort Pierce, Fla., in 1995 and has expanded to locations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, with additional restaurants planned nationwide. For more information, visit

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