Located at 8274 Champions Gate Blvd., the new store will span 2,160 square feet, will include 70 indoor guest seats and 28 patio seats, and will employ 45—50 team members to include management, back-of-house and front-of-house employees.
“While we have recently increased our presence in markets outside of Central Florida, this region is our home and is instrumental in shaping Tijuana Flats as an organization,” says Larry Ryback, chief executive officer at Tijuana Flats. “We love getting the opportunity to bring our ‘Flat Outrageous’ brand and our made-to-order, fresh, Tex-Mex fare to more Central Florida locations, and ChampionsGate is a perfect fit for us to do just that.”
The location will also feature energy-efficient equipment and environmentally friendly processes, including the following:
In honor of the new restaurant’s grand opening, Tijuana Flats will promote the following specials at the ChampionsGate location throughout the store’s first week:
Monday, March 6: The first 50 guests receive a free Tijuana burrito.
Tuesday, March 7: Tijuana Tuesdaze includes two tacos, chips and a drink for $5.99. Add a draft beer for $1.
Wednesday, March 8: $5 Norrito Bowls with the option to add steak or carnitas for $1.
Thursday, March 9: Throwback Thursdaze includes Tijuana burrito, chips, and a drink for $5.99. Add a draft beer for $1.
Friday, March 10: The “Rock Out Party” includes an all-day happy hour and live music from 6—9 p.m.
Saturday, March 11: “Local Hero Day” —teachers, police, firefighters, military, EMT’s, and nurses enjoy a half-priced entrée with valid ID.
Sunday, March 12: Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entrée.
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