TEMPE, Ariz. - Dec. 4, 2013 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // - Texas and Oklahoma will soon enjoy the rousing tradition of Scottish, Irish and English pubs in their own backyard as the one-of-a-kind eatery with the sexy kilted servers unveils ambitious expansion plans.
Tilted Kilt Franchise Operating, LLC (TKFO, LLC) is excited to announce an agreement reached with Kilt Management, LLC to develop 15 pubs over the next five years in Texas and Oklahoma including five pubs in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. As part of the new positioning in the Dallas market there has been a strategic decision to close the Lewisville location. TKFO, LLC & Kilt Management, LLC are very excited about the newest locations in Frisco, Texas and in the Los Colinas area of Irving and look forward to the company’s future growth in Texas.
"We are very excited to grow and continue to expand the popular Tilted Kilt brand," said Mark Hanby, Vice President of Franchise Development, TKFO, LLC. "We have already worked with the Area Developers and we’re extremely confident that an experienced and business savvy partner like Kilt Management, LLC will succeed in expanding our footprint in these tremendously appealing markets."
Kilt Management, LLC is a hospitality group that combines a team of skilled executives, entrepreneurs and restaurateurs, including Managing Partner Eliot Lawrence and his partners are Area Developers for a number of states. Mr. Lawrence is responsible for overseeing Pub operations and management, with a seasoned and experienced team behind him.
"These markets have been asking for multiple locations for a long time and we are excited to bring that to them," said Mr. Lawrence. "We are looking for quality franchisees to grow with and who want to be a part of one of the hottest growing chains in the country."
With more than 90 locations open across the US and Canada, the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery features an appetizing menu serving up savory choices like its "Big Arse BurgersTM," "Danny Boy’s Shepherd’s Pie" and its "Maggie Mae Fish & Chips." There’s also plenty of beer and perhaps its signature asset – the beautiful and alluring servers in sexy plaid kilts and matching bras.
For more information about franchising and Tilted Kilt, contact Ed Messina at Emessina@tkfollc.com
Currently with 90 open units in the US and Canada and 20 in development, the Tilted Kilt is known as "The Best Looking Sports Pub You’ve Ever Seen." It is uniquely different than other sports bars because of its theme that combines Celtic décor, humorous and slightly bawdy limericks and sexy cast members with great food, drinks and a fun entertaining atmosphere. The original restaurant concept was developed in the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas in 2003. For more information, go to www.tiltedkilt.com.
SOURCE Tilted Kilt