Highly-Anticipated Casual Dining Restaurant & Sports Bar Breaks Ground in Waunakee
Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar Slated to Open in Fall 2019; Will Become Neighborhood Favorite
May 14, 2019 // Franchising.com // WAUNAKEE, Wisconsin - Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), a casual-plus dining concept that combines two experiences under one roof, announced that their newest location in Waunakee, Wisconsin has officially broken ground. Located at 1370 Water Wheel Drive, Boston’s will offer the perfect place for local community members to enjoy great food in a lively, sports-driven atmosphere. The restaurant has a unique design that separates the dining experience from the bar area, making it ideal for families and sports fanatics alike. The family-friendly setting and energetic bar scene will also boost the local economy with the creation of 75 jobs.
With a projected opening in the fall, the Waunakee location’s distinctive dual offerings will give guests the ability to choose from over 80 different menu offerings, including gourmet pizzas, pastas, ribs, gluten-free items, and a variety of specialty dishes such as the Beyond Burger®. The Waunakee location will cover 6,225 square feet, including the sports bar with expansive beverage offerings and multiple large flat screens for local sports games and other events.
The new restaurant is owned by local Waunakee residents, Derrek and Kelcey Kinzel, who are no strangers to the world of hospitality and entertainment. The couple has an extensive background in the hotel industry, working for companies such as Hyatt Hotels and Great Wolf Resorts, later creating their own Hospitality organization Kinzel Hospitality Group, LLC .
“The Waunakee community is the perfect place to open Boston’s Pizza in Wisconsin and we are really looking forward to bringing our unique dining experience to the area,” said Derrek Kinzel, co-owner of Boston’s of Waunakee. “I am confident that Boston’s will exceed people’s expectations of a casual dining experience, not only with the quality and taste of our food, but with the unique atmosphere that we create for our guests.”
Boston’s U.S. operations are based in Dallas and currently has 22 locations across the nation. The company’s sister brand, Boston Pizza, has over 400 locations across Canada and is the #1 casual dining brand in the country.
Boston’s is both a family-friendly casual dining restaurant and an energetic sports bar, all under one roof. For over 50 years, Boston’s has specialized in providing a relaxing atmosphere and food from scratch to parties of all sizes. With Boston’s brand promise, “We’ll make you a fan,” and 80+ menu items, primarily made in-house, they deliver on having something for every occasion and taste. Boston’s is recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top three full-service restaurant brands. The company is also currently ranked No. 464 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2018 Franchise 500 list. Additionally, the brand is ranked No. 89 on the 2018 Franchise Times Top 200 (Plus 300) list. With sales exceeding $1 Billion in system-wide gross sales, Boston’s grows through franchising and is currently looking to expand around the US and Mexico.
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