Industry News | October 8, 2010

Genghis Grill brings Mongolia to North Carolina

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Genghis Grill is opening a new location in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, its first restaurant in the state. The location will offer residents a chance to "build your own bowl" to their liking. It also opens 45 new jobs to the market.

The Winston-Salem site will be located at the intersection of Hanes Mall Boulevard and Silas Creek Parkway, in the former Blockbuster location. Winston-Salem fans can look forward to the grand-opening by mid-October. Genghis Grill will also be expanding into the Charlotte and Greenville, North Carolina, areas by late 2010 or early 2011.

Local resident Chris McAuley, whose family has lived in the area for 13 years, looks forward to bringing a fresh, new concept to North Carolina. McAuley is the managing partner of HC Investment Holdings, LLC, a private equity investment company with a focus on restaurant and real estate development. Genghis Grill represents the company's first investment in North Carolina with commitments to expand throughout the Triad, whose three major cities are Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and High Point.

Genghis Grill is looking for sharp, motivated, and hard-working individuals to grow with the sizzling concept. For those interested in applying, contact Chris at [email protected]

Genghis Grill, the largest Mongolian Grill in the U.S., is well-known for its fresh, hot, and healthy food, and for its style of fun service. It offers a Heart Healthy dining option along with an array of recipes to choose from at Khan’s Kitchen (food bar), where one can "build your own bowl" from 14 proteins, 12 seasonings, 30 veggies, 15 sauces, and six starches.

The first Genghis Grill opened in 1998 in Dallas, Texas. Today, Genghis Grill is a segment leader when it comes to Mongolian Barbecue. Genghis Grill has been ranked No. 2 on the Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers and ranked No. 6 on the Future 50 list by Restaurant Business magazine.

Nine more restaurants are slated to open around the country in 2010, throughout the Southwest, South Central, Midwest, and Southeast. Expansion has been a company focus for years and Genghis Grill is now in 15 states.

For more information about Genghis Grill-The Mongolian Stir Fry, contact Liz Jones at [email protected] or 972.996.4017.

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