The Greater Tampa area, Lakeland and The Villages are in for a tasty treat as popular chicken tenders brand Huey Magoo’s announced continued rapid expansion with the opening of 12 new stores coming to the region, president and CEO Andy Howard says. 

Esteemed new Huey Magoo’s franchisees James Connolly and Bryan Pagan will join the Magoo’s team to grow the Central Florida based brand in these areas, with seasoned industry experience in running eight successful Jersey Mike’s Subs and one BurgerFi.  oined by partner David Lambo, they will open the restaurants over the next several years in Greater Tampa, Lakeland and The Villages communities in Florida. The first location is slated to open in late 2019.

Joining Huey Magoo’s family of restaurants, the new stores will offer Huey Magoo’s signature grilled, hand-breaded or “sauced” premium chicken tenders, farm fresh salads, sandwiches and wraps, available as individual meals, meals for two and family-sized options. Each tender is always made fresh, all natural, with no antibiotics ever, no hormones, no steroids and no preservatives.  All locations will also feature Huey Magoo’s newest design. 

“We are excited to bring the best chicken tenders to the Tampa area,” says Connolly and Pagan. Howard continues, “Jamie and Bryan have excellent experience in the fast-casual area. They are going to be awesome franchisees, and we are thrilled to have them join the company and lead our expansion in Greater Tampa, Lakeland and The Villages.”

Connolly and Pagan are currently scouting for great Huey Magoo’s locations (approximately 2,000 square feet).

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