Chain: Waba Grill

WaBa Grill’s Plantspired Steak Rolls Out Nationwide

WaBa Grill, one of the nation’s leading healthy rice bowl chains, announced that its flavorful new Plantspired Steak is now available at all of WaBa Grill’s nearly 200 locations throughout California and Arizona. Earlier this year, the brand announced it would expand its menu of fresh and flavorful offerings with a new plant-based protein option in […]

WaBa Grill Opens Eighth Store in Riverside, California

WaBa Grill, one of the nation’s leading healthy rice bowl chains, announced the opening of its newest Inland Empire restaurant, marking the brand’s eighth location in the city of Riverside. Located in the Meridian Retail Center on Van Buren Blvd., it’s now even easier for area residents to get their hands on WaBa’s better-for-you rice bowls, […]

WaBa Grill Launches New Plant-Based Protein Option in Partnership with Nasoya Foods USA

WaBa Grill, one of the nation’s leading healthy rice bowl chains, is excited to expand its menu of fresh and flavorful offerings with a new plant-based protein option in partnership with the nation’s #1 tofu brand, Nasoya Foods USA. The launch of Nasoya’s Plantspired Bulgogi, a Korean BBQ-inspired alternative to steak, at WaBa Grill marks the first time Nasoya has […]

WaBa Grill Sees Best Sales Quarter in Company History

WaBa Grill, one of the nation’s leading healthy rice bowl chains, announces Q1 2021 as the top performing sales quarter in the brand’s 15-year history, with SSS up 21.3 percent over Q1 2020. This news comes hot on the heels of the brand announcing 2020 as its best sales year ever. Additionally, WaBa Grill set an […]

WaBa Grill Recognized as Top Franchise

WaBa Grill announced it has ranked among the nation’s top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2021 Franchise 500 List, to which a record number of companies applied. Along with the brand’s debut ranking, WaBa Grill was recognized as a top five franchise within the competitive Asian Food category. This news closely follows WaBa Grill’s announcement that 2020 was the brand’s best year […]

WaBa Grill Announces Best Sales Year in Brand History

WaBa Grill announced 2020 was the company’s best performing year, beating out 2019 which previously held the title. The brand ended its fiscal year 2020 by setting new records in Total System Sales (TSS) which were up by 3% with over 25% of all business coming from digital sales channels, compared to 4.5% in 2019. […]

WaBa Grill to Keep Healthy New Menu Items

WaBa Grill, one of the nation’s leading healthy rice bowl chains, announced that due to popular demand, its Value-Bowl Combos, Loaded Miso Soup, and “Make it a Feast” options have been added to the menu permanently. Designed with budgets in mind, the brand’s customizable Value-Bowl Combos include a Mini Bowl topped with chicken, sweet & […]

WaBa Grill Introduces Digital Drive-Thru Boards in Lancaster Opening

WaBa Grill announced the opening of its new Lancaster, California location. Lancaster is the first WaBa Grill in North Los Angeles County and also the first to debut the brand’s new digital drive-thru boards. The new Lancaster WaBa Grill is owned by longtime friends and business partners Panos Grivakis and Byung Kim, who recently opened […]

WaBa Grill Partners with The Whizz App

WaBa Grill announced it is the very first brand to partner with The Whizz App. Created by gig workers for gig workers, The Whizz App provides subscribers with a google-styled map identifying pre-screened locations where drivers are permitted to use the restroom facilities, no purchase necessary. Users of The Whizz App also receive exclusive digital […]

WaBa Grill Introduces Updated Mobile Rewards App

WaBa Grill announced the launch of its updated WaBa Rewards App which is being celebrated with a BOGO Chicken Bowl offer for all app users, both new and existing. Featuring a new look and feel, the updated app improves the guest experience with an easy-to-navigate menu layout and order flow, as well as a fixed […]

WaBa Opens Third Store in Colton, California

WaBa Grill, one of the nation’s leading healthy rice bowl chains, is excited to announce the opening of its third Colton location, marking WaBa’s 67th restaurant in the Inland Empire. Owned by longtime franchisees and husband and wife team Manuel and Lupe Ruiz, the new WaBa Grill features a drive-thru and is located off North […]

WaBa Grill Offering Free Delivery All Year

WaBa Grill, a leading healthy rice bowl chains, is offering free delivery through the end of the year for orders placed via the WaBa Rewards App or Wabagrill.com. WaBa Grill began offering free delivery at the start of the pandemic as a limited time offer, and has since decided to extend the promotion through at […]

WaBa Grill Announces Family Feast and Healthy Value Menu

WaBa Grill, offering better-for-you options packed with flame-grilled protein, healthy grains and fresh vegetables, is thrilled to announce the availability of its new “WaBa Family Feast.” Designed with family budgets in mind, WaBa Grill’s customizable Family Feast feeds four people at an attractive price point, starting at $23.99. The brand is also debuting its Healthy Value Menu […]

WaBa Grill Launches Customer Experience Management Program

Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer experience management, employee experience and brand research partner to more than 500 brands, has been selected by WaBa Grill to launch its customer experience management program. The health-focused fast-casual chain chose SMG for its unique combination of technology and professional services, outcomes-based approach and competitive benchmark capabilities. Founded […]