October 19, 2011 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.– Hurricane Grill & Wings is excited to announce its continued expansion in signing four new area development agreements. After seeing unprecedented growth throughout the year, new area developers Roger Patel and Tom Petska are taking Hurricane Grill & Wings and its laid back, family-friendly beach atmosphere into Louisiana, Minnesota, Georgia and Alabama and additional locations in Central Florida.
With over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience, Tom Petska joins Hurricane Grill & Wings as an area developer with a commitment to build 15 locations in Central Florida, 22 in Northern Alabama and Northern Georgia and 17 in Minnesota. With a deal signed, Tom is on track to develop 55 Hurricane Grill & Wing locations.
Roger Patel joins Hurricane Grill & Wings with a strong background in the restaurant industry with over 24 years of experience. With previous success in franchising, Roger will be opening 10 units, bringing the casual restaurant’s award-winning wings and amazing flavors to the state of Louisiana.
“Continuously expanding Hurricane Grill & Wings into new markets is very exciting for us,” said Martin O’Dowd, President of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “With Roger and Tom’s experience in this industry and their passion for the brand, we know it will translate into really successful franchises and strong presence in these new areas.”
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