JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 5, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- American Restaurant Concepts, Inc. (OTCBB: ANPZ), the operator and franchisor of America's award-winning Dick's Wings® restaurants, announced today that it recently opened its second Dick's Wings® restaurant in St. Augustine, FL and expects to open its third Dick's Wings® restaurant in St. Augustine later this year.
The Company's second restaurant opened earlier this year and is currently generating tens of thousands of dollars in revenue each month. American Restaurant Concepts expects to enter into an agreement for the establishment of a third restaurant in St. Augustine within the next 5-10 days, and to open the new restaurant later this year. The heightened publicity that the Company has experienced during 2012 has resulted in a substantial increase in the number of inquiries from persons interested in opening Dick's Wings® restaurants in Florida and elsewhere in the United States.
"The growth of our restaurants in St. Augustine has been remarkable," stated Michael Rosenberger, CEO of American Restaurant Concepts. "St. Augustine has always been great to us, and the recent momentum is encouraging as we look forward to opening our third successful restaurant there later this year."
Mr. Rosenberger added, "The continued interest we have been receiving from potential franchisees has been wonderful. These solicitations are beginning to yield new restaurants for us, which is how the newest restaurant in St. Augustine came about. We are in various stages of negotiations with several people regarding the opening of new Dick's Wings® restaurants and expect to announce additional agreements for the establishment of new restaurants in the coming months."
American Restaurant Concepts, Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is the operator and franchisor of the Dick's Wings & Grill® full-service restaurants and Dick's Wing Express® express restaurants. The company prides itself on the 365 original mouth-watering flavors it has created for its premium grade chicken wings. Dick's Wings® offers customers the freshest wings, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salads and signature waffle fries, all in a unique setting that combines a family-friendly environment with a sports-themed restaurant. Dick's Wings & Grill's® chicken wings have won numerous awards in Florida and Georgia, including having been voted "Best Chicken Wings in Northeast Florida" 12 consecutive years by Folioweekly magazine. Dick's Wings® currently has 16 full-service restaurants and 2 express restaurants. Fifteen of the restaurants are located in Florida, with one located in Georgia and two located in Canada. For more information on the company, please visit its website at www.dickswingsandgrill.com.
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SOURCE American Restaurant Concepts, Inc.