DALLAS, Nov. 11 // PRNewswire // -- November 17th, 2008 marks the 10th anniversary of Genghis Grill - The Mongolian Stir Fry. Genghis Grill brought the "BUILD YOUR OWN BOWL" concept to Dallas, TX in 1998. Today, 10 years later, Genghis Grill has made its impression in history while illustrating quality food and great service resulting in a brand that is destined to be around for years to come. Genghis Grill has been voted a "HOT CONCEPT" by Nations Restaurant News and is listed as a "TOP 5000" company by Inc. Magazine. Currently the former founder of Pizza Hut, Frank Carney, has joined as a franchisee of the concept.
Genghis Grill restaurants will celebrate and THANK their loyal FANS by turning the clock back to 1998 and offer the original price of $6.99 for lunch from November 17th - 24th. This year Genghis Grill will also thank their 500 employees and their families at their corporate restaurants by providing a turkey to each employee for Thanksgiving.
The first Genghis Grill opened in 1998 in Dallas, TX with very humble beginnings. Today, Genghis Grill is a segment leader when it comes to Mongolian Barbecue. It offers a Heart Healthy dining option along with an array of recipes to choose from KHAN'S KITCHEN. Genghis Grill even offers Online Ordering at a few of the units. The growth of the concept has been predominantly through its kult like following.
Genghis Grill Franchise Concepts, LP (GGFC, LP), the Dallas-based franchisor and operator, expects system sales to continue to grow. "When you consider the hurdles we have overcome during the past 10 years and the current weakening economy, our success is a real testament to the strength of the Genghis Grill brand and our operating system," said Al Bhakta, the CEO of GGFC, LP. "Based on what we are seeing today with our expansion and the extent to which Genghis Grill continues to be a popular choice, I feel confident in saying Genghis Grill will still be going strong in another 20 years," continued Bhakta.
Expansion has been a company focus for years and you can now find Genghis Grill in 14 states. Next year at least 20 new restaurants are slated to open around the country KHANQUERING throughout the southwest, south central, midwest, and southeast. The aggressively expanding 24 unit chain operates locations through franchised and corporate stores throughout AZ, CO, IA, IL, MN, NM, NV, TN and TX. Additional locations in AR, KS, MO, TN, OK, GA, NM, NV, and TX are pending upon construction or site selection.
Genghis Grill is well-known for its fresh and quality food, for its style of fun service, featuring build your own bowl - an INTERACTIVE style of exhibition cooking modeled after a centuries-old legend. FANS (customers) pick and choose from fresh meats, seafood, spices, veggies, and sauces then march over to a massive hot circular grill- Genghis Grill! There, the GRILL MASTERS (cooks) stir up the food with long wooden sticks, churning and turning the ingredients until they're cooked to perfection. FANS enjoy the scene as their food is being prepared and if they are lucky, the grill masters will perform nifty tricks to entertain the guests. For more information about Genghis Grill visit http://www.genghisgrill.com.