New Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant to Open in Katy in Early 2017
Company’s first Houston-area location scheduled to open at the Shoppes at Parkwest
LUBBOCK, Texas – Construction is well underway on the new Abuelo’s Mexican restaurant, which is scheduled to open at 24600 Katy Freeway, Suite 1020, at the Shoppes at ParkWest in the first quarter of 2017. This will be Abuelo’s first location in the Houston-area and the company’s 39th location nationwide.
The new Abuelo’s will feature approximately 7,600-square-feet of interior space and will include an outdoor, climate controlled patio with operable doors that can be opened in nicer weather or closed as needed. It will also feature a natural light skylight over an interior courtyard, with a mix of both modern and traditional Mexican décor. The restaurant will seat approximately 270 guests and will employ between 80-100 employees.
“After many years of guest requests and researching various sites in the Houston are, we are thrilled to expand Abuelo’s into this market,” said Robert Lin, President of FCI. “We expect the Katy location to be an excellent fit for us and we’re looking forward to being an active member of the community.”
Special Capirotada dessert and new entrée added for limited time during the holiday season
LUBBOCK, Texas – This holiday season, Abuelo’s is spicing up gift giving with its annual holiday gift card promotion. The gift card promotion gives guests who purchase $50 of Abuelo’s gift cards a gift of their own – a $10 Abuelo’s bonus card to use in the New Year.
During the holiday gift card promotion, which runs through December 31, 2016, guests can purchase gift cards at any Abuelo’s location or online at www.abuelos.com. For every $50 gift card purchase, guests will receive a $10 bonus card redeemable at any Abuelo’s location from January 1 to March 31, 2017.
“Our holiday gift card promotion is a very good way for guests to get gifts for everyone on their list, as well as a gift for themselves,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “Abuelo’s gift cards make a great gift for family members, friends, co-workers and clients. We want our guests to be able to share the flavor of Mexico, and enjoy a gift from us, too.” Additionally, Abuelo’s is bringing back a sweet holiday tradition with its special Capirotada dessert, a…
Restaurant Slated to Open in Pinnacle Park Development
LUBBOCK, Texas – Food Concepts International, parent company of Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants, and Pinnacle Alliance Fund announced today that construction will soon begin on a new Abuelo’s restaurant in the Pinnacle Park, a 100+-acre mixed use town center in League City, Texas. This will be Abuelo’s second restaurant in the Houston-area and the company’s 40th location nationwide.
Construction will begin in early 2017 on the approximately 7,600 square-foot restaurant in Pinnacle Park, which is slated to open in early Q3 2017. The restaurant will feature a natural light skylight over an interior courtyard with hand-painted artwork adorning the walls, greenery and traditional statuary throughout. The restaurant will also have a 2,000-square-foot, climate controlled outdoor patio with operable exterior doors that can be opened during nicer weather. The patio area will also be available for booking private parties and other functions.
“We are very excited to expand Abuelo’s in the Houston market, and we expect the Pinnacle Park development to be an excellent location for us,” said Robert Lin, President of FCI. “This new location will offer the same great Mexican food for which Abuelo’s is known, including our creative, made-from-scratch Mexican specialties,…
Abuelo’s Veteran’s Day “Queso for Heroes” Benefits Military Heroes
$1 from every Chile con Queso appetizer sold November 7-11 will be donated to Homes for Our Troops
LUBBOCK, Texas – In honor of Veterans Day, Abuelo’s Mexican restaurants are pleased to support Homes for Our Troops and invite guests to enjoy Chile con Queso for a good cause during its “Queso for Heroes” fundraiser. Starting Monday, November 7 through Friday, November 11, Abuelo’s restaurants nationwide will donate $1 from the proceeds of every Chile con Queso appetizer sold to Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization that builds specially adapted homes for severely injured Veterans.
“We are proud and honored to support Homes for Our Troops’ efforts to help those brave men and women who protect our freedom,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “Homes for Our Troops is a great organization and we look forward to giving back to our Heroes this Veterans Day.”
One Lucky Guest Will Win Free Enchiladas for a Year
LUBBOCK, Texas – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants are giving one lucky guest free enchiladas for a year, as part of its Big Enchilada sweepstakes, running through October 6. The companywide sweepstakes are designed to highlight Abuelo’s extensive selection of hand-rolled enchiladas a part of its current “Wanna Enchilada” menu feature.
To enter the sweepstakes, guests need to take a photo of their Abuelo’s Enchilada dish and post it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #AbuelosBigEnchilada and #Sweepstakes. One lucky winner will be randomly selected at the end of the sweepstakes to win free enchiladas for a year, through September 2017. Additionally 10 runners up will be randomly selected to each receive a $20 Abuelo’s VIP card. For more details on the sweepstakes, visit https://a.pgtb.me/LQLVQX
Abuelo’s menu features seven different enchilada fillings, including seasoned ground beef, shredded beef, carnitas, avocado, cheese, chicken and spinach. When combined with its eight made-from-scratch sauces, including chile con carne, sour cream sauce, ranchera sauce, chile con queso, salsa de crema, red chile sauce and fire-roasted queso, it makes for a total of 56 different enchilada choices.
Additionally, Abuelo’s features several other enchilada entrées including…