January 07, 2016 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Hurricane Grill & Wings®, a beach-themed full service restaurant franchise, announced today that it concluded 2015 with 12 new locations and a record 10 new multi-unit development agreements for an additional 50 restaurants, including its first international deal in Europe. The family-friendly brand continued its national expansion by introducing new restaurants in Louisiana and Oklahoma and closed the year with the opening of its first restaurant in California in the city of Antioch.
Hurricane Grill & Wings expects to open 12 – 15 new restaurants this year, including its first international location in Milan, Italy during the first quarter. Furthermore, the brand now franchises two models: a 4,000 square foot and a 2,000 square foot restaurant in addition to a new fast casual concept, Hurricane BTW that will be launching under the Hurricane Grill & Wings umbrella.
“2015 was a year of incredible growth for Hurricane Grill & Wings with 12 new openings and a record breaking number of multi-unit development agreements,” said Kevin Kruse, chief development officer of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “We have attracted experienced restaurant operators to become franchisees of our unique, proven and growing brand and plan to continue expanding worldwide in 2016.”
The chain’s easygoing, fun atmosphere paired with its expansive menu of items cooked fresh to order and award-winning, fresh jumbo wings has made Hurricane Grill & Wings a popular spot with diners for more than 20 years. Currently, the franchise has more than 80 restaurants open or under construction in 15 states and plans for 5 European countries.
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With over 80 restaurants open or under construction in 15 states and plans for 5 European countries that include Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland and Switzerland, 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 Rum Bar with over 21 premium rums leads 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 is still open today. The brand has expanded to locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas, with additional restaurants planned both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit www.hurricanewings.com.
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