December 20, 2012 // Franchising.com // KANSAS CITY, MO - Huddle House, a 400+ unit family dining restaurant, announced the opening of its first unit in Kansas City on Monday December 17th. This is the first location of a 3-unit Market Area Development agreement with Foodrich, LLC for the central and eastern suburbs of the Kansas City, MO market. The restaurant is located in the Melrose district, just five blocks north of The Plaza. This location will serve the Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner needs of the substantial medical community featuring several large Medical Center complexes. Huddle House will be the anchor for the mixed use re-development project at 3957 Broadway.
“We are excited to open the Huddle House restaurant as the first phase of this mixed use re-development project at 40th and Broadway, in the heart of the Melrose District,” said lead developer, Dr. Ahmed Awad, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and a nephrology consultant at St. Luke’s hospital. “The entire Westport community is looking forward to the wholesome, “Southern Style Food” that Huddle House is known for throughout the region.”
“Developing in large metro markets like Kansas City, supports our strategy of increasing our brand presence in densely populated and underserved trade areas. Furthermore, we are particularly interested in targeting unique real-estate opportunities such as those presented by Dr. Awad,” said Huddle House CEO Michael Abt.
Huddle House, Inc., a full-service family restaurant chain, is well-known for serving “Any Meal. Any Time.” in communities around the country. The core values on which Huddle House was founded in 1964 – serving quality food in a warm, friendly environment that brings the community together – remain intact today. Typically open 24-hours, Huddle House serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day. In 2011, Huddle House introduced a new décor package with flexible seating so even larger groups can come and enjoy 'Our House'. The Atlanta-based 400-plus-unit franchise is located in 21 states, primarily in the Southeast, Mid-West and Southwest U.S. For more information, please call 1-800-418-9555 or visit www.huddlehousefranchising.com
SOURCE Huddle House, Inc.