Glory Days Grill® Targeting Virginia For Franchise Growth

Award-Winning Sports-Themed Restaurant and Bar Focuses on Central and Southern Virginia for Development

GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Oct. 10, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Glory Days Grill, an award-winning sports restaurant and bar with both corporate and franchised locations, announced today it is aggressively targeting central and southern Virginia for franchise growth. Over the next several years, the sports restaurant franchise aims to open numerous locations throughout the state, including expanding the existing Richmond footprint into the surrounding markets of Charlottesville, Harrisonburg andLynchburg. Glory Days Grill is also pursuing new territories in southwestern Virginia, including Roanoke and Blacksburg, as well as the southern city of Danville. The Hampton Roads area is also of interest to the brand, including Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach and Newport News. Currently, there are 15 Glory Days Grill locations in Virginia.

"The very first Glory Days Grill restaurant was in Burke, so Virginia has always felt like home to us. It's one reason we have a such a strong presence in the state," says Jeff Newman, Co-Founder and President of Glory Days Grill. "We want to expand our presence in central and southern parts of the state with strong partners who believe in the same values and have the same goal of success that drove us when we opened in Burke 20 years ago."

Candidates should have business experience, preferably in the restaurant industry; $750,000 in liquid assets and a minimum net worth of $1.5 million; and an initial investment of between $1.4 million and $2.1 million. Glory Days Grill has experienced tremendous momentum in recent years, and on average, its restaurants are experiencing annual gross revenues of nearly $3 million.

Opening its first restaurant on April 16, 1996 in Burke, VA, Glory Days Grill has grown to 27 company owned and franchised restaurants in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Florida. The award-winning sports grill and bar foresees substantial growth over the next several years. Glory Days Grill's success and reputation have been built on three pillars of focus, including excellence in food, a love of sports, and generosity in the community. Glory Days Grill currently has franchise opportunities inVirginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

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About Glory Days Grill

Glory Days Grill is a full-service, sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food at very affordable prices, outstanding service and real-time entertainment.  Every restaurant brings together award-winning menus accompanied by numerous large screen televisions tuned to a variety of sports, cartoons, news and entertainment offerings.  Tables and booths have individual volume-controlled speaker stations adding to the guest's enjoyment.  Many locations have private banquet facilities and all feature catering services. Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme Restaurant, Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and has also received accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili, Best Burger and Best Bartender.  Glory Days Grill founders,Richard Danker, Bob Garner, and Jeff Newman currently own and operate 20 Glory Days Grill restaurants in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Glory Days Grill also supports 7 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA andTampa, FL. For more information, visit or

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