New Hurricane Grill & Wings® Expands into Niceville, FL

Award-Winning Wing Restaurant Opens Its 38th Florida Location with a Brand New Menu

May 26, 2014 // // WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. - Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired, full-service restaurant continues its home state expansion with a new location in Niceville. The family-friendly restaurant invites local residents to come in and Live with Flavor®.

This will be the fourth Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurant for franchisees Mike Dravo and Bill Luebbert of KOL Hospitality Management with their first three located in Pensacola, Fla., Orange Beach, AL. and Fleming Island, Fla. KOL Hospitality Management has plans to open an additional 21 Hurricane Grill & Wings locations in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

While Hurricane Grill & Wings is known for their more than 35 signature flavors of award-winning, never frozen, fresh jumbo chicken wings, the Niceville restaurant will be the first in the system to offer the brand’s new core menu, featuring classic favorites as well as a variety of new dishes cooked to order in a vibrant and relaxing beach atmosphere. Hurricane Grill & Wings gives guests the ability to customize their own hamburger with the new Build-A-Burger portion of the menu, featuring a wide variety of toppings and flavors. The brand is also offering calorie-conscious customers menu selections that are all less than 575 calories and include delicious sides such as Simple Steamed Broccoli and Fresh Cilantro Tomatoes. Furthermore, the Hurricane Grill & Wings now has a Gluten-Sensitive menu for those with allergies upon request.

Hurricane Grill & Wings newest location features an indoor dining room that seats up to 190 and an outdoor patio that seats a total of 24 people. The restaurant has 24 beers on tap and locally brewed selections to choose from Abita Andygator and Terrapin Hopsecutioner, giving customers an eclectic mix of over 24 beers to choose from.

"KOL Hospitality Management is proud to be opening our fourth Hurricane Grill & Wings location in Niceville," said franchisee Mike Dravo. "We look forward to expanding our business and receiving a positive response from new and existing Hurricane Grill & Wings fans in this community."

"We are delighted to work with KOL Hospitality Management to open Hurricane Grill & Wings Niceville restaurant," said Martin O’Dowd, president of Hurricane Grill & Wings. "They operate their existing restaurants exceptionally, and look forward to the group playing a pivotal role in the growth of Hurricane Grill & Wings."

Hurricane Grill & Wings is located at 4579 East Hwy 20, Suite 105, Niceville, FL 32578 and open on Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. To reach this location, call (239) 800-3141. For additional information about Hurricane Grill & Wings, please visit

About Hurricane Grill & Wings

With 59 locations in seven states, Florida-based Hurricane Grill & Wings® is known for its jumbo, fresh wings, more than 35 signature sauces and rubs and tropical, laid-back vibe. Named by USA Today as one of "10 Great Places to Wing It," selected as one of the "Future 50" by Restaurant Business and as one of Franchise Times "Top 40 Fast and Serious", Hurricane Grill & Wings’ menu includes crave-able Hurricane’s Garlic & Parm fries, tasty salads, seafood entrees and fresh ½ pound Angus burgers. The brand’s signature Hurricane Bumby tops the list of its tropical drinks menu, along with a wide selection of craft beers and wines. The original Hurricane Grill & Wings opened in Fort Pierce, Fla., in 1995 and has expanded to locations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina and Texas, with additional restaurants planned nationwide.

SOURCE Hurricane Grill & Wings

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