MIAMI - July 29, 2013 // PRNewswire // - GRILLiT, Inc. (OTC: GRLT) (the "Company") today announced its first franchised store opening. The new GRILLiT restaurant is located at 555 Church St, in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.
The grand opening is scheduled for this Friday, August 2. There will be VIP soft opening on Thursday, August 1, in which The Company expects to have a large attendance, with prize giveaways that include new bicycles and iPads.
GRILLiT Chairman and CEO, Ghazi Hajj, said, "This is a significant achievement for our corporate development and brand identity. We are extremely excited about franchise location number one. I am proud of its owners, who visited us several months ago in Miami, fell in love with our concept, and wanted to be a part of it. We look forward to adding more franchisees as we continue to roll out our franchise plan."
The Company's franchise plan calls for at least 58 franchised locations across eight states over the next five years. GRILLiT currently has master franchise agreements in Kentucky, Ohio, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and North Carolina, and is actively seeking franchise operators.
Interested potential master franchisees and franchise owner/operators should contact the Company at email@example.com.
GRILLiT (GRLT) is a growing Latin-Caribbean fusion restaurant concept that marries fast casual to nutritious and healthy food. The company opened its first location in Miami in 2011 and specializes in chef-inspired custom crafted rice bowls, pasta and wraps as well as salads. GRILLiT utilizes domestic growers and delivers healthy cuisine using only fresh proteins, such as never-frozen chicken and Angus beef. Restaurants offer an inviting and comfortable atmosphere with an open kitchen and contemporary, industrial design. GRILLiT currently has two locations and expects to have at least 21 corporate and 58 franchised locations open and operating within the next five years. The company is targeting Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia for new growth. For more information, visit http://www.grillitinc.com.
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