April 2. 2014 - Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill (GK), the nations largest Caribbean franchise chain, this past weekend opened its twenty-second (22nd) restaurant location in the state of Florida at 318 N. Alafaya Trail, Orlando. President and CEO of Golden Krust, Lowell Hawthorne and Former Chief of Police for Orange County, current Orange County Mayoral Candidate - Val Demings, officially declared the restaurant open for business at the ribbon-cutting ceremony which took place on Saturday March 29th, 2014.
Central Florida residents from far and wide came out in numbers to celebrate with Golden Krust. Although the weather wasn't in their favor and the torrential rain fell, the grand opening was still a huge success. Loyal customers, friends and family endured the wind and rain and created an awesome atmosphere of celebration. Mr. Carlton Davis - Apostolic Worship Center, Bishop Dr. Lascelles Mundel - Refuge Touch Church of God, Sandra Fatmi - Founder & President of United Foundation of Central Florida, Inc were a few of the individuals on hand to congratulate franchise owners Ravi & Zorida Manoo on the opening of their third beautiful store. The day was filled with live reggae music provided by the Musical Seduction band. Free food samples, including GK's authentic beef and chicken cocktail patties, jerk chicken and mini bun & cheese, and prizes galore were given away in abundance to patrons and well-wishers. A domino tournament, face-painting, and a live radio broadcast made the celebration even more festive!
In a heartfelt vote of thanks, the Manoos voiced their appreciation to Mr. Hawthorne and the GK team for their continuous support and dedication to their entrepreneurial efforts. Ravi & Zorida Manoo own two additional Golden Krust restaurants in Central Florida: 5510 W Colonial Dr., and 2753 North Hiawassee Rd. Mr. Hawthorne stated, "With their ability to train their employees to offer quality customer service, food and environment, they are doing a phenomenal job representing the Golden Krust brand in Florida!"
Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, www.goldenkrustbakery.com , is a Caribbean food chain. Founded in 1989 by Lowell Hawthorne and his family, Golden Krust headquarters is located in the Bronx, NY. GK has 5 locations in the Central Florida region, a total of 22 stores in the state of Florida and currently has 120 stores nationwide.
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