June 07, 2016 // Franchising.com // New York, NY - The Halal Guys, the first mainstream American Halal food restaurant chain, will open two new restaurants this summer in the Philly metro area. These will be the first PA restaurants for the brand, which has been expanding worldwide since 2014.
The first location in Philadelphia will be located at: 1016-18 Race St (inside the new Chinatown Square); and the first location in King Of Prussia will be located at: 150 W. Dekalb Pike, Suite 100 (inside of the Valley Forge Shopping Center).
Both new franchisees are eager to open in their respective territories, and believe that Philly is a perfect market for the brand. Said the King Of Prussia partner, “We are excited about bringing the world famous Halal Guys to King Of Prussia, the chicken and rice hype is real!”
The Halal Guys launched a franchise program in 2014, when they partnered with Fransmart as an exclusive development partner. The Halal Guys currently has over 300 franchise units in development in territories including Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Seattle, Orlando, and the entire state of California, which sold out within the first two months of franchising, as well as international locations for the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea and Canada.
The World Famous The Halal Guys is the undisputed leader in American Halal Food. The New York Post calls The Halal Guys “perhaps the city’s most famous open-air dining destination.” The Halal Guys was named by Time Magazine as one of the Top 10 Most Yelped businesses in the entire United States. Featuring our fan-famous secret recipes and only the highest quality, proprietary ingredients, The Halal Guys is the largest American Halal Food concept in the world. Founded in 1990 by Mohamed Abouelenein, Ahmed Elsaka and Abdelbaset Elsayed, The Halal Guys is now franchising worldwide via a new fast casual / QSR restaurant format. Featuring only the highest quality, proprietary ingredients, The Halal Guys is the first American Halal food chain in the fast casual / QSR segment. Called “one of the longest-running and best-known food-cart businesses in New York City” by the New York Times, The Halal Guys has also been featured on Bloomberg Television, Fox News, Entrepreneur and Buzzfeed.
SOURCE The Halal Guys