April 01, 2016 // Franchising.com // IRVINE, CA - American Restaurant Holdings, Inc., owner and operator of fast-casual restaurant brands in 13 states, today announced its Muscle Maker Grill® and Fresca's Mexican Grill© concepts have entered into a partnership with Angels Baseball. The partnership, which officially begins on Saturday, April 2, will run through 2018.
Muscle Maker Grill, the rapidly expanding restaurant brand, which promotes a healthy lifestyle by offering nutritious alternatives to traditional dishes, and Fresca’s Mexican Grill, providing fresh and authentic favorites, will be in the 45,493 seat stadium offering guests healthier food options and flavorful Mexican fare on the terrace level of the Right Field Pavilion area.
“We are extremely proud to announce this new partnership with Angels Baseball,” said Tim M. Betts, Chairman and CEO of American Restaurant Holdings, Inc., parent company of Muscle Maker, Inc. and Fresca’s Mexican Grill. “Stadiums are a great vehicle for our brands, as we’ve learned as a result of our Muscle Maker Grill partnership with MetLife Stadium – the number one grossing sports venue in the world. We are excited to work with this great new partner and look forward to serving Angels fans for years to come.”
Muscle Maker Grill options at Angel Stadium include its Signature Wrap: all-natural grilled chicken breast, turkey bacon, reduced fat cheddar cheese, romaine lettuce, tomatoes and onions with its zero-carb signature sauce, which will also be offered as a grab and go item in Angels Corner Market; the Arizona: all-natural grilled chicken breast and turkey bacon over brown rice with tomatoes and scallions served with its zero-carb signature sauce (also available as a wrap); and its famous Turkey Chili: made with lean ground turkey, red beans, reduced fat cheddar cheese, salsa and fat free sour cream served over brown rice – guaranteed to warm up fans when a chill is in the air. Fresca’s menu includes Mucho Nachos: a pile of fresh-made corn chips, covered with melted cheese, topped with Salsa Fresca, guacamole, sour cream, jalapenos with choice of charbroiled chicken or steak; Three Street Tacos: available with chicken or steak and topped with cilantro, onions and salsa; and its Killer B Burrito: a warm 12-inch flour tortilla filled with rice, black beans, sour cream, guacamole, Salsa Fresca with a choice of charbroiled chicken or steak.
As a special offer to fans, the restaurants will offer all home game ticketholders one free Muscle Maker Grill wrap (side not included) or one Fresca’s taco if the Angels score ten runs or more in one game (offer valid with ticket stub up to two days following the game at its Santa Ana and Irvine Muscle Maker Grill locations, tentatively scheduled to open in April in the City Place Shopping Center and Jamboree Promenade Shopping Center, and at the currently open Orange County Fresca’s locations in Anaheim, Brea, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach and Tustin).
Founded in 1995 by Rod Silva, Muscle Maker Grill provides its guests healthier versions of mainstream-favorite dishes that taste great, making it easy, affordable and enjoyable to eat healthy. Muscle Maker Grill’s diverse menu was created for everyone – fitness enthusiasts, those starting their journey to a healthier lifestyle, and people trying to eat better while on-the-go. Providing “Great Food with Your Health in Mind,” Muscle Maker Grill’s menu features items with grass-fed beef and all-natural chicken, as well as options that satisfy all dietary preferences – from vegetarians to the carb-free consumer and guests following a gluten-free diet. Muscle Maker Grill does not sacrifice taste to serve healthy options. Now, guests can have delicious, nutritionally balanced food without the regret. More than just food, Muscle Maker Grill restaurants are a friendly, relaxed and social environment where guests can enjoy great-tasting food and engage with fellow health enthusiasts in their area.
Founded in 1991 by Tom Ryder, Fresca’s Mexican Grill serves flavorful cuisine in a fast casual setting. Offering fresh and quality food with no preservatives, Fresca’s Mexican Grill offers generous portions for traditional Mexican food items, including tacos, burritos and quesadillas as well as more unusual items such as our Cancun Roll and shrimp tacos. In addition, all meats are lean, high-quality, hand-trimmed and charbroiled to ensure the healthiest possible product. All menu items are prepared in exhibition-style cooking in an authentic, yet fresh ambiance with a contemporary Mexican hamlet feel, complete with self-service fresh salsa bars. For more information on Fresca’s Mexican Grill, its menu and to be in the know on promotions and happenings, visit www.frescas.com or follow on Facebook.
For more information on Muscle Maker Grill and its menu, visit www.musclemakergrill.com. Muscle Maker Grill also can be found on Facebook, where fans can participate in online promotions, engage with other health-conscious individuals and receive updates on new menu items, store openings and tips on how to live a healthy lifestyle, and its Muscle Maker Grill TV YouTube Channel.
Muscle Maker Grill features high-quality, great-tasting food, freshly prepared with guest’s health in mind. Its lean, protein-based menu features chicken, seafood, pasta, burgers, wraps, and entrée salads. Muscle Maker Grill also offers a wide selection of fruit smoothies in a variety of assorted flavors, protein shakes and supplements. With offices in New Jersey and Houston, TX, Muscle Maker Grill has nearly 60 franchised and corporate restaurants operating in 12 states and opening soon in Kansas – to bring the total number of states it operates in to 13. For more information on Muscle Maker Grill, including how to become a franchise partner, visit www.musclemakergrill.com.
Fresca’s Mexican Grill is an authentic Mexican kitchen serving flavorful cuisine in a fast casual setting. With its open style kitchen, guests can see the quality and freshness of the food offered with no preservatives in generous portion sizes. Beginning as one location in Costa Mesa, California, the restaurant quickly grew a cult following and currently has eight locations with a concentration of stores located throughout Orange County, California. Visit us at www.frescas.com.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, American Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (ARHI) acquires and operates fast-casual restaurant brands. With over 200 employees its growing portfolio includes Muscle Maker Grill, Fresca's Mexican Grill, JoJos' Pizza Kitchen, Canyon Fireside Grille, and Fronteras. Its concepts can be found throughout 13 states with approximately 70 locations system-wide. For more information, visit www.americanrestaurantholdings.com.
The Angels joined Major League Baseball as an expansion team in 1961 and have since gone on to win 10 American League Western Division Championships, host three All-Star games and capture the 2002 World Series Championship. Angel Stadium celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016 and over the years, the ballpark has hosted three All-Star games, seven A.L. West clinching games and the 2002 World Series. Over its 55-year history, the franchise also boasts three MVP’s, two Cy Young winners, two Rookie of the Year winners, 35 Rawlings Gold Glove winners and 152 All-Stars. Visit the Angels online at www.Angels.com, follow on Twitter @Angels and like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Angels. For media information, visit www.angelspressbox.com.
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