Award-Winning Buffalo-Wing Chain Celebrates Expansion With New California Locations
GILBERT, AZ--(Marketwire - June 3, 2008) - Native New Yorker sports-themed family restaurant and bar franchise today announced they have entered into definitive agreements to expand operations into California in 2008. The award-winning restaurant chain, renowned for their hot Buffalo-style chicken wings and other New York-inspired sports grill fare, has over 19 locations throughout Arizona and will open franchise locations in out of Arizona markets mid-2008. New agreements now add California locations in the Santa Clarita Valley region, solidifying the company's extensive plans to greatly expand company operations in 2008.
"We are excited about the 2008 debut of new Native New Yorker locations outside of our home state of Arizona," said Sherri Lind, VP at Native New Yorker. "National expansion has been a dream of ours for some time, and many of our loyal customers have been asking us to bring our award-winning Buffalo-style chicken wings to more regions. Plans include opening 9 additional franchise locations across four regions over the coming year."
New California Native New Yorker locations will be located in the Santa Clarita Valley region. Definitive agreements have been reached with the new franchisees.
Since 1979 Native New Yorker has been bringing Arizona customers award-winning Buffalo-style chicken wings outside of New York. Today the restaurant has an extensive menu that features regional pub-inspired favorites in a casual dining setting. Native New Yorker wings have been named 'Best of Phoenix Wings,' received Eating&Drinking's 2007 Award, and placed third in the 2007 National Buffalo Wing Festival held annually in the birthplace of the hot wing, Buffalo, New York. The sports-themed pubs also feature American classics like the original Philly Cheese Steak, Hoagie, New York Style Pizza, Burgers, in addition to a large selection of salads and an extensive appetizer menu.
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, Native New Yorker operates or franchises restaurants in Arizona and California all featuring its award-winning Buffalo-style chicken wings and traditional American sports-grill favorites. Winning numerous local, regional and statewide dining awards along the way, the restaurant has grown from one location into 20 popular sports-themed grills in two states is introducing new franchises into four new regions in 2008.