CYPRESS, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- La Salsa Mexican Grill, the quick-casual fresh Mexican chain, announced today that it has honored Norris and Angeli Tongson as its 2009 Franchisee of the Year. Mr. and Mrs. Tongson own and operate a successful La Salsa restaurant in Hayward, California. The honor of 2009 Franchisee of the Year is being given to Mr. and Mrs. Tongson based on a continued commitment to quality, customer service, and sales growth at their restaurant.
This husband and wife team have owned and operated the Bay Area restaurant for approximately five years. The location is customer friendly, with a large capacity of 60 persons, patio dining, and table side food delivery. "Norris and Angeli are 'hands on' owners whose restaurant is consistently at the top of Quality Assurance and guest satisfaction rankings," said Charles Rink, President of La Salsa. "We are honored to have Mr. and Mrs. Tongson as part of our franchise community."
"Being named Franchisee of the Year is a great honor, as we continuously work to uphold the value and quality that the La Salsa brand represents," said Norris Tongson. "We thank our guests for their continued loyalty and look forward to the future success of this restaurant." Norris also attributes their achievement to the dedication of their team members, most of who have been with the Tongson's La Salsa since its opening. "We appreciate the hard work of all our team members, and they in-turn appreciate our guests. This makes all the difference."
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Cypress, Calif., La Salsa operates or franchises an expanding chain of quick, casual restaurants specializing in tacos, burritos, and other items served in the style of Mexico.
For 30 years La Salsa has proven its commitment to using only the freshest ingredients and providing abundant flavors in their salsa bar and menu items to maintain the quality and value that its customers have grown to trust with both their pallets and their wallets.