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April 2014

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Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast casual featuring healthy Mediterranean cuisine, will celebrate the opening of its first Connecticut location on Thursday, March 20, at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor. 

“South Windsor has been extremely welcoming,” says...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill opened its fourth Maryland location in Annapolis on Wednesday, February 26. The new restaurant is the fourth company-owned restaurant to open in Maryland and the 28th location nationwide.

On grand opening day, Garbanzo is holding hourly in-store prize drawings...

February 2014

Surging demand for dining options that are sensitive to dietary allergens has led to a change in offerings and operations for much of the restaurant industry, especially fast-casual concepts, where the customizable dish reigns. Gluten, the latest focus of the food allergy community, has had a...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill announced it has introduced a whole wheat laffa wrap and gluten-free pita to its nationwide menu offerings. Guests now have the option of ordering wheat, white, or gluten-free pita, or a whole wheat or white laffa wrap.

The pre-baked, gluten-free pita is...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, the Mediterranean concept headquartered in Colorado, celebrates its sixth birthday January 28, 2014.

In honor of the anniversary, Garbanzo guests who purchase an entrée January 27–31 can order an additional entrée of equal or lesser value for free. This...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, the Mediterranean concept headquartered in Colorado, announced it signed Houston franchise group Ella Bean to its growing restaurant enterprise. 

Ella Bean is owned by area entrepreneurs and in-laws Tyson Shields, Kunal Aggarwal, and Dan Aggarwal, and is...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill opens its first Arizona location Sunday, November 24, in Phoenix at 21001 North Tatum Blvd. in the Desert Ridge Marketplace.

The newest Garbanzo restaurant is the Mediterranean concept’s 27th location and the ninth franchise store. It is owned and...

Colorado-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill announced the awarding of franchise development rights to Sodexo Inc.

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Sodexo operates in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and delivers on-site services in corporate, education, health care, government, and...

Colorado-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill opened its first Florida location in Boca Raton at 7036 West Palmetto Park Rd. in the Garden Shops shopping center.

The new restaurant is the Mediterranean concept’s 26th location and the eighth franchise store to open to date. It is owned...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill is testing MyBread gluten-free pre-baked pita in its Aurora, Lone Tree, and Glendale, Colorado, locations through April 2014. If the test determines MyBread pita is a viable option for the restaurant concept, additional or all Garbanzo locations will carry the gluten...

Chef Ryan Parrott, a well-known Oklahoma City restaurateur, joined the Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill family as operating partner for franchise group GMG Oklahoma LLC, formed in 2012 by Oklahoma City businessman and restaurateur Ed Lynn.

 

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast casual restaurant concept serving Mediterranean food, opens on Concourse D at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Owned and operated by Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, an airport food service and retail...

August 2013

Although most restaurants will change ingredients in an entrée to meet a guest’s request, a growing number of pizza and ethnic eateries are letting diners build their own menu items from scratch.

“It’s a system that delicatessens and street-food vendors worldwide have...

Colorado-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept serving Mediterranean cuisine, announced the awarding of franchise development rights to Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, one of the world’s leading airport foodservice and retail companies...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Colorado-based fast casual restaurant concept featuring made-from-scratch Mediterranean cuisine, is holding the grand opening of its third Maryland location Monday, July 15, in Waugh Chapel Towne Centre. Located at...

Colorado-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast casual restaurant concept serving authentic Mediterranean recipes, is opening its second Orange County, California, franchise location Saturday, July 13, at 6278 Irvine Blvd. in Irvine.

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Colorado-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept serving freshly prepared Mediterranean cuisine, announced today the awarding of franchise development rights to GS GMG, LLC.

 

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill has teamed up with Colorado-based nonprofit First Descents to help support the organization’s internationally reaching adventure camps for young adult cancer fighters and survivors.

 

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Colorado-based fast-casual restaurant concept featuring healthy Mediterranean cuisine, announced the grand opening of its first Orange County, California, franchise location on Wednesday, May 29.

The new restaurant is the Mediterranean concept’s 22...

April 2013

There’s been no shortage of foodservice professionals who are striving to do right by their customers in the health department. Whether it’s brands offering healthier menu items or executives practicing what they preach about nutrition, the industry is coming together to bring real...