First Watch Opens Sixth Maryland Restaurant



First Watch Opens Sixth Maryland RestaurantThe Bowie location marks the Daytime Café’s eighth in the DC-Metro area

First Watch Opens Sixth Maryland RestaurantFirst Watch Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s leading Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch concept, opened its new Bowie, Md., restaurant today. The new location is a welcome addition to the state’s existing five in Rockville, Pikesville, Gaithersburg, Timonium and Laurel, and it marks the eighth First Watch restaurant in the DC-Metro area.

The new First Watch occupies a roughly 4,100-square-foot space in the Bowie Town Center at 15471 Excelsior Drive. The town center is conveniently located near Route 301 and Route 50, giving not only the residents of Bowie, but also Crofton, Lanham and Davidsonville easy access to First Watch’s award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch.

“We opened our first restaurant in Maryland in 2006 in Pikesville, and we have enjoyed bringing our award-winning concept that combines farm-fresh ingredients and friendly, dependable service to more communities in the state,” said Chris Tomasso, chief marketing officer of First Watch. “That’s why choosing Bowie as our newest location was an easy decision.”

The Bowie restaurant is the third in Maryland to utilize First Watch’s new Urban Farm design, creating an atmosphere that combines elements of the hustle-and-bustle of city life with a comfortable, country feel that’s sure to make every guest feel at home.

The new First Watch will bring the company’s fresh approach to Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch to Bowie with healthy, flavorful favorites like cage-free eggs, house-made granola and salsa, house-roasted vegetables and 100% fresh-squeezed orange juice. The restaurant will also serve its exclusive Sunrise Select Premium Blend Coffee, which is made from slow-roasted, hand-selected, high-grown coffee beans from mountains across North, Central and South America.

First Watch serves its entire menu seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The restaurant also offers guests complimentary newspapers and free Wi-Fi Internet access.

For First Watch franchise information, please visit http://www.firstwatch.com/franchise/.

First Watch Opens Sixth Maryland RestaurantFirst Watch Opens Sixth Maryland RestaurantFirst Watch specializes in award-winning, made-to-order Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch. A recipient of more than 200 “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, First Watch offers traditional favorites, such as omelets, pancakes, sandwiches and salads, and unique specialty items like the fan-favorite Chickichanga and Fresh Fruit Crepes. Named a 2013 “Next 20” Emerging Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, a 2014 Top Franchise Value by FSR Magazine and the recipient of the 2014 Menu Masters Award for Best Healthful Innovation for its Quinoa Power Bowl, First Watch is the largest and fastest-growing daytime-only restaurant concept in the U.S. with more than 120 restaurants in 17 states. It also operates 19 restaurants under The Good Egg name in Arizona and one Bread & Company restaurant in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit www.firstwatch.com.