Chain: HuHot Mongolian Grill

HuHot Mongolian Grill Sees 7-Percent Sales Increase

HuHot Mongolian Grill’s same store sales increased 7 percent during the first period of 2015 as compared to the same time in 2014. The company credits the increase in sales to a rise in visits seen at almost every location, driven by improved operations and marketing. HuHot’s company-owned Lafayette, Indiana location is one of the […]

HuHot Goes Fast Casual With NuHu Express

HuHot Mongolian Grill, a full-service restaurant chain based in Montana, is making its foray into the fast-casual industry with NuHu Mongolian Express. The company believes that the new restaurant, which will open in downtown Denver on February 12, is perfectly suited to satisfy Millennials’ preference for customization, freshness, and new flavor profiles. Jeff Martin, NuHu’s […]

HuHot Mongolian Founder Dies at 71

Daniel Vap, founder of the HuHot Mongolian Grill franchise, died February 9 of congestive heart failure. He was 71 years old.   In 1999, Dan opened the first HuHot Mongolian Grill in Missoula, Montana, with his wife, Linda Vap, and son, Andy Vap. A short time later, the first franchisee opened a store in Omaha, […]

HuHot is Asking Guests to “Save Their Sauce”

HuHot Mongolian Grill, a leading create-your-own stir-fry concept, is adding to their sauce line-up. One of the restaurant’s rotating seasonal sauces will become a permanent addition to the sauce bar this fall, and HuHot is asking their guests to decide which one.   “Our guests are very passionate about their favorite sauces and favorite recipe […]

HuHot Mongolian Grill Offering Gobi-Nanas for Limited Time

HuHot Mongolian Grill is offering a new, limited time dessert called Gobi-Nanas, a play on the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and the phrase “Go bananas!” This sweet dessert is available starting on October 1 through the end of November, and pricing varies by location. Gobi-Nanas are real bananas dusted in cinnamon-sugar, wrapped in wontons and […]

HuHot Contest Ups Pinterest Followers By 30 Percent

During the month of June, HuHot Mongolian Grill tapped into a new social media obsession by inviting Facebook fans to participate in a “Grill Meal” contest on Pinterest. The HuHot franchise is among the first pioneers to do this in the restaurant industry. During the contest, its followers increased from 119 to 169. That’s a […]

HuHot Mongolian Grill Unveils 2012 Expansion Plans

With Asian restaurant concepts popping up across the United States, HuHot Mongolian Grill continues to stay focused – and that means growth. During HuHot’s most recent planning session, the new restaurant count anticipated for 2012 landed in the double digits. Next year’s growth will include the conquering of North Carolina by Mike Treadwell, of Treadwell […]

HuHot Lends a Hand to Back to Schoolers

HuHot Mongolian Grill is rewarding its loyal guests with two exclusive offers this month. Facebook fans and HotClub e-mail members have access to “Back to School” coupons for students to use through the end of the month. One offer is for a free grill meal for kids 10 and under with the purchase of an […]

Ever Had a Mongolian Sunburn?

In July, HuHot Mongolian Grills across the U.S.will launch Mongolian Sunburn, the ying and yang of sweet citrus flavors with a tangy and spicy kick, named by one of HuHot’s own Facebook fans. With its exciting flavor, all the new Sauce of the Season needed was a name to fit the taste. HuHot ran a […]