March 26, 2015 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, an island-inspired full-service restaurant franchise is continuing its home state expansion with its second Orlando-area location in the Lake Buena Vista neighborhood.
Hurricane Grill & Wings brings its relaxing, laid-back vibe to an area frequented by guests from all over the world who come to visit Orlando’s iconic theme parks. The restaurant is sure to become a popular dining destination among locals and visitors alike with its mouthwatering menu options and entertaining atmosphere. The restaurant features a dining room that seats 191 people in addition to an outdoor patio that seats up to 45 people. Furthermore, sports fans will enjoy watching the Orlando Magic dominate the competition while enjoying delicious cocktails and locally crafted brews with regional offerings such as Rolling Cage Red from Motorworks Brewing Company.
The opening marks the second Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurant for the franchise group affiliated with Maali Enterprises, whose first restaurant is located in Clermont. Central Florida Wings, LLC, the area developer of such franchise group, has plans to open an additional three Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurants in the Orlando area.
Hurricane Grill & Wings is known for its more than 35 signature flavors of award-winning fresh jumbo wings. Flavors range from traditional buffalo sauces to an array of unique varieties including Maple Pepper, Ancho Lime and Raspberry and can vary in heat intensity from Calm Seas to Evacuation Route. Additionally, guests can customize their own burgers using the new Build-A-Burger menu feature, including an assortment of savory toppings and tasty flavors. The location will also feature other entrees such as seafood, salads and sandwiches which can be paired with slides that include Jumbo Onion Rings, Garlic N’ Parm Fries and Fresh Cilantro Tomatoes.
“In addition to providing fresh and flavorful menu items, Hurricane Grill & Wings has created a truly special place in the Orlando community where local sports fans can root for the Magic, or families on vacation visiting the many theme parks in the area can enjoy a taste of the islands,” said franchisee Bassel Maali. “We’ve seen incredible success with our first Hurricane Grill & Wings location in Clermont, and we look forward to growing our business in this great community.”
“The Orlando market is an area that Hurricane Grill & Wings has long targeted for growth, and we’ve seen great success with Maali Enterprise’s first location in Clermont,” said Martin O’Dowd, president of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “We are certain that Lake Buena Vista residents will embrace our laid-back atmosphere and take a Flavor Vacation when sampling our extensive menu options.”
Hurricane Grill & Wings has plans to open six more restaurants in the Orlando market, including one corporate-owned store on I-Drive across the street from Sea World.
Hurricane Grill & Wings is located at 13520 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32821 and is open daily from 11:00 a.m. through late night. For more information, please call (407) 938-9090 or visit www.hurricanewings.com. Follow Hurricane Grill & Wings on Twitter at @hurricaneflavor and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HurricaneWings.
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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.
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