Hurricane Grill & Wings® Continues Home State Expansion With New Kendall Opening

Tropical-Themed Casual Dining Franchise Set To Open New Location in Kendall

March 04, 2015 // // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired, full-service restaurant, continues its expansion in its home state of Florida with a new restaurant opening in the Miami area in the city of Kendall. The family-friendly restaurant invites local fans to come in and Live with Flavor® where guests can enjoy a variety of sizzling wings, delectable entrees and fresh, crisp salads to satisfy any craving.

This will be the first location for franchise owner Fouad Hatem. After spending nearly 40 years in the hospitality industry and selling the hotel he and his family owned, he sought a different concept where he could continue his desire to serve and work with others. Hurricane Grill & Wings brings more than 70 jobs to the Kendall area with the opening of this restaurant.

“I love working with people, and while researching different franchise concepts, I ultimately decided upon Hurricane Grill & Wings because of the great ideas they bring to the table regarding brand growth, development and franchise support,” said franchisee Fouad Hatem.

Hurricane Grill & Wings is known for their more than 35 signature flavors of award-winning, never frozen fresh jumbo wings. Popular flavor varieties include Honey Garlic, Ancho Chile Lime and Chipotle Raspberry BBQ and can range in heat intensity from Calm Seas to Evacuation Route. Guests can also customize their own burgers with the Build-A-Burger menu feature, including a variety of savory toppings and delicious flavors. The location will also offer additional entrees such as seafood, salads and sandwiches which can be paired with sides like Garlic N’ Parm Fries, Jumbo Onion Rings and Garlic Ginger Slaw.

Hurricane Grill & Wings’ newest location features an indoor dining room that seats up to 200 people and a bar that seats a total of 24 people and serves 16 beers on tap.

“We are honored to have Fouad as Hurricane Grill & Wings’ newest franchise partner,” said Martin O’Dowd, president of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “Fouad’s experience in the hospitality industry and his dedication to customer service makes him a great fit for the Hurricane Grill & Wings family, and we look forward to seeing his success in the Kendall community.”

Hurricane Grill & Wings is located at 15500 SW 88th St., Miami, FL 33196 and is 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. daily. For more information, please visit Follow Hurricane Grill & Wings on Twitter at @hurricaneflavor and on Facebook at

About Hurricane Grill & Wings

With over 85 restaurants open or under construction in 17 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 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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