Johnny Rockets to Host Grand Reopening Event at Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover, MD

Johnny Rockets to Host Grand Reopening Event at Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover, MD

Brand New Restaurant Design, New Experience and New Ownership & Management Event Will Benefit the Maryland Food Bank

Johnny Rockets to Host Grand Reopening Event at Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover, MDThe grand reopening of the newly designed Johnny Rockets at Arundel Mills Mall will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.  This celebration marks the debut of a brand refresh that includes a new logo, new design and a whole new experience at the new Johnny Rockets.  In addition, the restaurant is now under new ownership and management.

“We are proud to welcome our new franchise partners, Waqar Nazir and Ilyas Mohammad, to Johnny Rockets family of great restaurant owners and operators,” said James Walker, President of Operations and Development.  “Waqar and Ilyas have great passion and a keen focus on providing all their restaurant guests with unparalleled service along with Johnny Rockets great food.”

The redesigned restaurant in the Arundel Mills Mall features brick veneer, warm beige tones and splashes of red and includes high top tables, counter and booth seating and industrial style lighting. The walls are adorned with a chef mural and freshness cues, such as never frozen, 100% domestic farm-raised beef, potatoes from America’s best farms, hand-spun shakes.  All are designed to showcase the hand-crafted top quality of the brand’s menu.

Waqar Nazir commented on his new restaurant, “I and my team take great pride in welcoming the community to our beautiful new restaurant.  We are committed to putting smiles on the faces of each and every guest from the moment they enter our restaurant to the time they leave.  Our food, friendly service and the overall experience at Johnny Rockets will ensure that our guests keep coming back again and again – and always with smiles.”

Johnny Rockets to Host Grand Reopening Event at Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover, MD

Official Grand Reopening Event Festivities – Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

In celebration of the grand reopening of Johnny Rockets at the Arundel Mills Mall, Waqar and his team will be giving away free meals to the first 25 people in line for the event.  The event will be hosted by DJ Kruz from Baltimore’s radio station WZFT, Z104.3.  Kruz will be distributing giveaways and guests can enter to win tickets to a Mike Posner concert.

Entertainment will include a ketchup artist who will be creating art out of the most popular condiment used on Johnny Rockets burgers and fries and a balloon twister that will entertain adults and kids alike. The team at Johnny Rockets will also be distributing special 4th of July giveaways to all, while supplies last.

Johnny Rockets will donate 20 percent of sales from its grand reopening day event to the Maryland Food Bank.  “Giving back to the community in which we serve makes this grand reopening even more special,” added Nazir.  “The Maryland Food Bank works tirelessly to end hunger throughout the state and I’m proud to help support their efforts.”

Johnny Rockets to Host Grand Reopening Event at Arundel Mills Mall, Hanover, MD

Johnny Rockets is an international restaurant franchise that offers high quality, innovative menu items including fresh, never frozen 100% beef cooked-to-order hamburgers, Veggie Boca burger, chicken sandwiches, crispy fries and rich, delicious hand-spun shakes and malts. This dynamic lifestyle brand offers friendly service and upbeat music contributing to the chain’s signature atmosphere of relaxed, casual fun. Founded in 1986, Johnny Rockets operates more than 350 franchise and corporate locations in 28 countries around the world.  For more information, visit

The Maryland Food Bank is a nonprofit hunger-relief organization, leading the movement to end hunger throughout Maryland. For more than 35 years, the Maryland Food Bank has partnered with communities across the state to distribute food to individuals and families in need. Through carefully-crafted programs, the food bank aims to meet the immediate needs of Marylanders while simultaneously working to find long term ways to reduce hunger statewide. Currently distributing more than 120,000 meals per day – more than 44 million meals annually – the Maryland Food Bank will continue to expand its efforts until hunger ends. To learn more about the Maryland Food Bank, visit