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Gallagher’s Grill Opens First Restaurant in Washington, NJ

David Gallagher and Wendy Parcell have opened the doors to Gallagher’s Grill in Washington, New Jersey.  Located at 235 Rt 31 South, the new restaurant opened March 1st with a menu that includes modern Japanese cuisine, American Tapas, traditional comfort food and unique breakfast ideas. The new 2,100-square-foot restaurant created […]

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Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Opens First Oklahoma City Franchise Restaurant

Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept offering authentic, fresh and healthy Mediterranean food, has opened its first Oklahoma City franchise location at 4130 Northwest Expressway, Suite 106. This will be the company’s 16thlocation to open to date and the second outside the state of Colorado. The Oklahoma City […]

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New Jersey Restaurant Association Hires New Leader

The New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) announces the hiring of Marilou Halvorsen as the new President of the Trenton-based organization.  The announcement follows on the heels of severe hurricane damage to the state’s largest private sector employer and a period of mourning for the loss of its previous President, Deborah […]

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Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Inks First New Jersey Franchisee

Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept offering made-from-scratch Mediterranean fare, announced today the awarding of franchise development rights to its first New Jersey franchisee Garjersey, LLC. Owning the rights to develop up to 27 Garbanzo restaurants in the northern and central New Jersey area, Garjersey is considering sights […]

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Save Your Appetite: New Jersey Restaurant Week Begins September 16th

New Jersey Restaurant Week, considered one of the most popular and “tasteful” of statewide events, will begin soon. Governor Chris Christie along with the New Jersey Restaurant Association (NJRA) have proclaimed September 16– 22 as the official week. A list of participating restaurants can be found on www.dineoutnj.com and will be […]

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Ground Round Returns to New Jersey With the First of Five New Restaurants to Open in Bradley Beach in Early September

Ground Round is returning again in markets where the brand is known, including at the Bowl & Recreation Center on Main Street in Bradley Beach, NJ. The former Brewster’s Pub has undergone major renovations and property improvements, along with the bowling center, with plans for a grand re-opening of the […]

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Burger 21 Signs Fourth Franchise Deal; First in New Jersey

Burger 21, a new fast casual concept founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., announced today that it has signed a franchise deal to open one restaurant in Voorhees, N.J. in spring 2013, expanding the beyond-the-better-burger concept’s footprint to the Northeast and its total units to 10. […]

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Red Robin Announces Acquisition of Franchised Restaurant in Clifton, N.J.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Red Robin International, Inc., has acquired an existing Red Robin franchised restaurant in Clifton, N.J., from Parsippany, N.J.-based UBA Enterprises […]

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Russo’s Restaurants Sets it Eyes on Development in New York and New Jersey

Chef Anthony Russo, founder of Texas-based Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, is returning to his roots and targeting New York and New Jersey for expansion. With 28 restaurants already open and operating in Texas, Florida, Tennessee and Arkansas, company plans call for opening 20-25 restaurants through […]

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Sarku Japan Continues Northeast Expansion With The Opening Of Teriyaki And Sushi Express In East Brunswick, New Jersey

Sarku Japan , the largest and most successful Japanese Quick Service Restaurant chain (QSR) in the United States, continues the northeast expansion of its free-standing concept, Teriyaki and Sushi Express, with the grand opening of a fourth New Jersey franchise in East Brunswick. Located at 623 Route 18 South, the […]

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Look Out New Jersey, Dickey’s Barbecue Is Coming To Town

Dickey’s Barbecue is bringing lip smackin’ barbecue to New Jersey.   The world’s largest barbecue chain today announced the addition of New Jersey as its 44th state by adding Meg Morales as its newest franchise owner.”New Jersey will be an excellent market for our slow smoked barbecue,” said Roland Dickey, Jr., […]

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OLIO Brings Home “Best Pasta” Honors in Local Central New Jersey Restaurant Competition

The only compliment as thrilling to a restaurant as a happy customer is the recognition of its own community — and the OLIO restaurant at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel learned first hand! The Iselin restaurant’s Orecchiette Pasta with Rock Shrimp in Lobster Sauce won the “Best Pasta” award at the […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Signs 30-Unit Deal With Yum & Chill Restaurant Group

Corner Bakery Cafe, the fast-growing bakery cafe franchise favored for its signature line of grilled panini, freshly baked sweets and made-to-order breakfast scramblers, has signed an agreement with Yum & Chill Restaurant Group to bring 30 new locations to Florida and New Jersey over the next five to seven years. […]

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Cheeburger Cheeburger Franchise Owners Bake New Idea Into New Jersey Location

The Flemington, NJ Cheeburger Cheeburger, a family-run business owned and operated by Frank, Frank Jr., Stacy and Christine Aversa, is set to expand; adding the first bakery and ice cream parlor in the country for the well-known burger brand. The 2,800 square foot addition will have a bakery with four […]

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