Wok Box has announced its first US lease in Hillsboro, west of Portland, Oregon. As one of North America’s fastest growing Pan Asian quick service restaurant, it will open its first location in an innovative and award-winning community at “The Crossroads at Orenco Station”, offering dine-in and take-out services to the surrounding community.
Franchisee Ron Elton, an experienced franchise operator who also owns Subway and Jamba Juice stores, plans on opening his first Wok Box this August.
“I am very excited to find another fast casual Franchisor that believes in healthy, great tasting cuisine. To be able to expand and develop this concept fits into our business plan to open restaurants that are health conscience, enabling customers to feel good about the food they eat” says Ron Elton.
Representing Wok Box and Mr. Elton in this transaction were the Wok Box’s exclusive real estate brokers in the Portland/Vancouver market, Gary Surgeon and Connelly Woody of Commercial Realty Advisors NW, LLC.
Wok Box plans on opening its second U.S. restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona, late summer 2012. It anticipates adding more locations in Portland, Phoenix and several metropolitan locations throughout Texas.
Wok Box specializes in freshly cooked, quick and healthy Asian cuisine. Its menu focuses on serving Stirfry Noodle Boxes, Rice Boxes, Curry Boxes, Soups and Appetizers that are inspired by a wide variety of Asian influences, using fine authentic spices and high quality ingredients. It offers a contemporary dine-in atmosphere, as well as distinctive Asian boxes for take-out services. Wok Box opened in 2003 and currently operates nearly 60 locations in Canada, with more opening in the US in 2012. For more information, please visit wokbox.us.