Del Taco recognized the achievements of several franchise owners and the brand’s founder at its recent franchisee conference. Awards were presented to the developer of the year, franchise operator of less than three units, and a multi-unit operator.
Del Taco announced that its 15th restaurant in the Denver market will open this April 22. The new restaurant is located at 43 Union Blvd. in Lakewood.
This new Del Taco is owned and operated by franchisee Mountain Del LLC, which also owns and operates six other Denver area locations and three Del Taco restaurants in Colorado Springs.
Del Taco announced a major growth initiative for Utah with the signing of a development agreement with franchisees Paul and Jane Hitzelberger of Utah Del, which will result in the addition of 13 new Del Taco locations in the state that already has 24 locations.
"Utah is a critical and growing market for Del Taco," says Jim Lyons, COO, franchising and chief development officer at Del Taco. "Our franchise partners Paul and Jane Hitzelberger are among the best in the business, and these growth plans will continue to bring Del Taco's great tasting food to more communities."
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It’s official: the Dallas/Ft. Worth area gained its first Del Taco restaurant as the chain opened the doors to a restaurant in Denton.
The new Del Taco, located at 1715 S. State Loop 288 in Denton, first announced plans to open this past summer.
"We believe the Del Taco brand is a great fit for the Dallas/Ft. Worth market,” said Paul Murphy, Del Taco CEO, at the time of the groundbreaking. “We’re excited to bring our great-tasting food and strong value options to Texas.”