December 14, 2011 // Franchising.com // BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The Dairy Queen® system’s newest, most exciting restaurant concept has opened its doors at 127 Altama Connector Road in Brunswick. The 3,400 square-foot DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant has added 40-45 new jobs in the area, contributing to Georgia’s employment growth. The new restaurant, which is the third to open in Glynn County, also will contribute to the state’s restaurant sales, which according to the National Restaurant Association, are projected to increase by nearly 4 percent this year.
“We are excited to open this DQ Grill & Chill restaurant in Brunswick and welcome the Brunswick community in to enjoy our full menu of cravable food items, cool treats and Orange Julius® specialty fruit smoothies and beverages,” said Dana Sanders, director of Operations for Hodges Management Company, which owns and operates the two other DQ Grill & Chill locations in Rincon and Richmond Hill. “This new restaurant is sure to become one where families and friends can gather to share smiles and stories over a great meal and treats.”
The DQ Grill & Chill concept blends the best of DQ iconic history with the most modern innovations in the quick-service restaurant industry. The food menu features the quarter- and half-pound GrillBurger™ made to order, as well as other delicious and unique food items, including deli-style Iron Grilled Sandwiches. A Grilled Chicken Sandwich, and Chicken or Crispy Shrimp Baskets also are available for either lunch or dinner.
Complementing the “Grill” is the “Chill,” with the traditional and indulgent Dairy Queen soft-serve treats everybody knows and loves. Along with all of the DQ favorites—such as the signature Blizzard® Flavor Treats, MooLatté® frozen blended coffee beverages, DQ Cakes and waffle bowl sundaes and cones—guests will enjoy the delicious Orange Julius premium fruit smoothies and fruit-blended beverages on the menu. The classic original orange and strawberry Orange Julius drinks are available, as well as premium fruit smoothies in flavors such as Tropical Tango, Mango Passion, Strawberry Sensation and 3-Berry Blast.
The DQ Grill & Chill restaurant interior brings an innovative dimension to quick-serve restaurant dining. Highlighted by the modern open-air grill and separate “Grill” and “Chill” sections, the restaurant features comfortable booths and large wooden tables, warm lighting, music and an overall inviting environment. The restaurant seats 56 guests indoors. For more information about the Dairy Queen system, visit DairyQueen.com. Become a Dairy Queen Facebook friend at www.facebook.com/dairyqueen.
American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., develops, licenses and services a system of more than 5,900 Dairy Queen® stores in the United States, Canada and 18 other countries. ADQ is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family, a company owned by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. For more information, visit DairyQueen.com.
Pierson Grant Public Relations