March 26, 2008 // Franchising.com // STUART, Fla.– As Hurricane Grill & Wings continues its aggressive national expansion, one of the fastest growing casual inline dining concepts is touching down in the Gateway to the West, St. Louis, Missouri!
Ryan Kiser is heading up this Area Director group as Wing-Man Development, LLC, to cultivate 150 miles stretching from Columbia, Missouri east to Champaign, Illinois and as far south as Cape Girardeau, Missouri and as far north as Quincy, Illinois. The territory covers 34 counties in Missouri and 35 counties in Illinois.
"Hurricane Grill & Wings' mission, values and manifesto connected well with Wing-Man Development's interests and approach to business," said Ryan Kiser, Hurricane Grill & Wings St. Louis Area Director. "We are thrilled to be involved with this unique concept in a growing segment of the restaurant industry that will provide the St. Louis area with new dining experiences through Hurricane's list of more than 35 flowingwithflavorSM sauces and its great variety of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, phillies and salads."
Kiser is no stranger to the restaurant industry; he was previously a Director of Real Estate for an eight state territory for the Quiznos brand. During this time, he secured locations in targeted areas by preparing, reviewing and negotiating proposals and contracts on prospective sites in accordance to real estate policies. Kiser is currently a Development Manager for Gundaker Commercial Group, Inc. (GCG), and specializes in site selection, acquisition and development of retail locations for national auto parts, pharmacy and dollar stores in more than seven states and Puerto Rico.
Wing-Man Development, LLC plans to open 40 Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurants within six years and is currently seeking franchisees to develop these locations.
Headquartered in Stuart, Fla., Hurricane Grill & Wings, one of the fastest growing casual inline dining concepts in the country is now offering franchise opportunities to potential franchisees in key markets throughout the U.S. This proven brand, with more than 10 years in the restaurant industry, streamlines operations to deliver sales-to-investment ratios that rank among the best in the casual dining segment. Starting with just one location in Ft. Pierce, Fla. in 1995, there are now 30 locations in Florida and Nevada that specialize in more than 35 flowingwithflavorSM varieties of award winning sauces and rubs. The chain has aggressive plans for national expansion within the next 12 months.
For more information about Hurricane Grill & Wings, including franchise opportunities, menus and locations, please visit www.livewithflavor.com.