June 21, 2016 // Franchising.com // Houston, TX – Muscle Maker Grill®, the rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand, promoting a healthy lifestyle by offering nutritious alternatives to traditional dishes, today announced it will officially open its first two corporately-owned and operated west coast locations in Santa Ana on Tuesday, June 28 and Irvine on Thursday, June 30. To celebrate the occasion, the health-conscious brand famous for serving lean, protein-based dishes including fresh greens, healthy wraps, fit bowls, skinny flatbreads, fruit smoothies, protein shakes and more, will give away FREE meals for one year to the first 50 guests in line on opening day.
Located in the City Place Shopping Center at 2775 North Main Street in Santa Ana, and in Jamboree Promenade Shopping Center at 2646 DuPont Drive in Irvine, the first 50 guests at each location can enjoy one free meal per week from its delicious health-focused menu. Some of Muscle Maker Grill’s most popular entrees include its 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); The Godfather – all-natural grilled chicken breast, portabella mushrooms, roasted red peppers, reduced-fat mozzarella with gluten and fat-free balsamic vinaigrette and El Mexicana – fajita grilled chicken breast, sizzling onions and peppers, reduced-fat cheddar cheese and salsa over brown rice and beans with tomatoes and scallions. (Free meals redeemable for wraps, fresh greens, fit bowls, skinny flatbreads and Pick Two Combos at Muscle Maker Grill locations in Santa Ana and Irvine only. Valid for one year with loyalty card present, dine-in or to-go only. Offer does not include additions or substitutions)
“We are excited to celebrate the official opening of our two corporately-owned locations in Orange County,” said Robert E. Morgan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Muscle Maker Grill. “This is an exciting time at Muscle Maker Grill and opening these two locations is an important step in the strategic growth of our brand. The new restaurants are beautiful – they are bright and welcoming destinations for guests to enjoy our fresh and health-centric menu options. We look forward to serving the people of Santa Ana, Irvine and beyond.”
Founded in 1995, 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 steak and all-natural chicken, as well as options that satisfy all dietary preferences – from the carb-free consumer to guests following a gluten-free diet and vegetarians. 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.
To complement lunch and dinner selections, the Muscle Maker Grill in Irvine also serves a selection of wine and organic beer which, in moderation, have been linked to reducing the risk of heart disease and lowering blood pressure.
Frequent Muscle Maker Grill guests can also take advantage of its loyalty program, Muscle Maker Rewards, where points are awarded for every dollar spent towards free or discounted menu items. Cards are not required in order to participate, as members can provide their phone number or utilize Muscle Maker Grill’s mobile app to receive notifications announcing new menu items, special events and more. Interested guests must register at musclemakergrill.myguestaccount.com/guest before they can be redeemed.
To make healthy eating even easier, Muscle Maker Grill’s signature nutritionally-focused menu items are available through its Meal Plan program, allowing pre-orders of meals that taste great via phone, online or in-store, available for pick up or delivered right to their door starting at just $8.00 per meal. 22 Muscle Maker Grill menu items are available, including the Hollywood Salad, Turkey Meatball Wrap, Tucson Bowl and many more.
Muscle Maker Grill of Santa Ana, located in City Place Shopping Center at 2775 North Main Street, is open Monday – Sunday from 10:30AM – 10:00PM. Guests may reach the restaurant directly by calling (714) 543- 2584 or by visiting its website, http://musclemakergrill.com/order/mmgsantaana. Muscle Maker Grill of Irvine, located in Jamboree Promenade Shopping Center at 2646 DuPont Drive, is open Monday – Sunday from 10:30AM – 9:00PM. Guests may reach the restaurant directly by calling (949) 752-5484 or by visiting its website, http://musclemakergrill.com/order/mmgirvine. Convenient carry-out, delivery, phone-in and online orders are available. Muscle Maker Grill also offers healthy catering for any occasion.
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, 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 50 franchised and corporate restaurants in 15 states. For more information on Muscle Maker Grill, including how to become a franchise partner, visit www.musclemakergrill.com.
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