Hurricane Grill & Wings® Shows Rapid Growth with 15 New Units and 7 New Multi-Unit Development Agreements in 2013

February 14, 2014 // // WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, a casual-dining franchise known for its never-frozen, jumbo wings and more than 35 signature sauces and rubs, announced today that it wrapped 2013 with 15 new locations and seven new multi-unit development agreements. Hurricane Grill & Wings' new restaurants included locations in Iowa, New York, Georgia, Colorado, Texas, Alabama, Florida and more.

"We achieved considerable growth milestones in 2013; not only did we have 15 new openings, but we also signed seven new multi-unit development agreements, expanding the franchise even further," said Martin O'Dowd, president, Hurricane Grill & Wings. "With positive comp sales for the past 22 quarters, we are poised for another banner year in 2014."

Hurricane Grill & Wings expects to open 18 new units this year, in addition to a location in Lindenhurst, N.Y. that opened in January and the next in Cape Coral, Fla. in March. The rest will follow suit, opening in Florida, Minnesota, Texas, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia and Arizona as well as Virginia and Tennessee for the first time through year's end.

Generating significant business buzz, Hurricane Grill & Wings appeared in Entrepreneur's "Top 500 Franchises for 2014." They also earned a spot on Franchise Business Review's "Top 200 Franchise Systems for 2014."

The chain's easygoing, fun island atmosphere coupled with its extensive menu of items cooked fresh to order has made it a popular spot with diners for almost 20 years. The franchise operates more than 57 locations across the country.

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About Hurricane Grill & Wings®

Hurricane Grill & Wings® whose trademark is "Live with Flavor®" is known for its uniquely savory, never frozen, fresh jumbo chicken wings, offered with a choice of more than 35 signature sauces and rubs. Named by USA Today as one of "10 Great Places to Wing It," selected as one of the "Future 50" by Restaurant Business and recently listed on Inc. Magazine's 500/5000 list, Hurricane Grill & Wings' menu items are cooked fresh to order with high quality ingredients and zero trans fats. Other menu options range from the world famous garlic & parmesan fries, salads to fresh, never frozen Certified Angus Steak Burgers and Grilled Mahi-Mahi along with a full bar and line-up of craft beers and wine. The original Hurricane Grill & Wings opened in Fort Pierce, Fla., in 1995. There are over 57 locations in twelve states including Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina and Texas, with additional restaurants planned nationwide.

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