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February 2016

Abuelo’s To Open New Concept In Lexington, KY

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant in Lexington Closes; Will Reopen as New Concept this Spring

New Oak Springs Grill to open May 2016

LUBBOCK, Texas – Food Concepts International, the parent company of Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants, announced today that it is bringing a brand new restaurant concept to Lexington. The company will be converting its existing Abuelo’s restaurant, located at Fayette Mall at 3395 Nicholasville Road, into a new concept, Oak Springs Grill, which will open this May.

“We are excited to bring this new concept to Lexington,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International. “Oak Springs Grill will feature contemporary, high quality comfort food, served in an inviting and attractive environment, at a great value – just like you would expect at a new sister concept of Abuelo’s. We know our guests in Lexington will love the incredible, hand-made comfort food and warm ambiance of the new Oak Springs Grill.”

The building will undergo a series of interior and exterior renovations that will take approximately 8 to 10 weeks. The new interior will feature rich dark woods, a massive red oak tree and artifacts and décor items representative of the style and grace of Kentucky.

The new Oak Springs Grill…

Abuelo’s Wins WeddingWire Couples Choice Award

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant Wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2016

DALLAS – January 20, 2016 – WeddingWire, the leading global online wedding marketplace, named Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 for wedding catering in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The esteemed awards are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding florists, based on their professional achievements from the previous year.

While many industry award winners are selected by the host organization, the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Abuelo’s DFW catering division. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

“We are thrilled to celebrate such a high-caliber, committed group of professionals for the Couples’ Choice Awards’® eighth year,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “We are proud to continue to serve as the industry leader, with…

The Colony Grand Opening Charity Event

New Abuelo’s in The Colony Holds Grand Opening Charity Event

Grand Opening Event, February 8, to Benefit Mended Little Hearts of Dallas

LUBBOCK, Texas – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, which recently opened in The Colony at the Village at 121 at 5733 State Highway 121, is hosting a Grand Opening fundraising event on Monday, February 8, to benefit Mended Little Hearts of Dallas. The restaurant will donate 50 percent of all sales, all day, to Mended Little Hearts, a support program for parents of children with heart defects and heart disease.  

Additionally, The Colony Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate the restaurant’s opening.

“We are excited to bring Abuelo’s to The Colony and we look forward to being an active part of this growing community,” said Andy Krage, general manager of The Colony Abuelo’s. “We’re also thrilled to be able to benefit such an outstanding organization as Mended Little Hearts. They do such great work and are an incredible support system for parents of children with heart issues. We hope everyone will come out and help raise funds for their organization.”

The new Abuelo’s features approximately 7,700-square-feet of interior…