JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Restaurant Concepts, Inc. (OTCBB: ANPZ), the operator and franchisor of America's award-winning Dick's Wings® restaurants, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Franchise Opportunities Network (FON).
FON is the foremost franchise lead generation portal. It specializes in recruiting prospective new franchise unit owners for franchise organizations. Through its website, www.FranchiseOpportunities.com, prospective franchisees can search for franchise opportunities by area, investment and industry, enabling franchisors to reach a large number of potential franchisees located throughout the country.
Over the course of its 12-year history, FON has delivered more than 4.5 million leads to small businesses and franchises, making it the top franchise lead producer in operation today. During this period, FON has delivered franchise leads to a variety of venerable and well-known companies, as well as to such newly emerging franchise powerhouses as Chem-Dry® and Anytime Fitness®. In the food industry, FON currently works with such successful franchise organizations as Saladworks®, Dickey's Barbecue Pit® and Moe's Southwest Grill®.
"We are excited to have entered into an agreement with the Franchise Opportunities Network," stated Michael Rosenberger, CEO of American Restaurant Concepts. "The Franchise Opportunities Network is the largest franchise lead generation service in the country. It is one of the many tools that we are leveraging to expand the reach of our Dick's Wings® restaurants throughout the country. We have already received several requests for information from prospective franchisees since signing the agreement this past week. I believe this relationship will prove to be valuable for American Restaurant Concepts and its shareholders by supporting and enhancing our national expansion efforts."
About The Franchise Opportunities Network LLC
The Franchise Opportunities Network (FON) is the leading franchise lead generation portal. It specializes in recruiting prospective new franchise unit owners for franchise organizations. FON enables franchisors to reach a large number of potential franchisees located throughout the country through its website www.FranchiseOpportunities.com. This website is a free-to-use resource for prospective franchisees that offers initial and detailed information on franchises that are available for sale. Entrepreneurship seekers can search the website for franchises and business opportunities by area, investment and industry. For more information on the company, please visit its website at www.FranchiseOpportunities.com.
About American Restaurant Concepts, Inc.
American Restaurant Concepts, Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, is the operator and franchisor of the Dick's Wings & Grill® full-service restaurants and Dick's Wing Express® express restaurants. The company prides itself on the 365 original mouth-watering flavors it has created for its premium grade chicken wings. Dick's Wings® offers customers the freshest wings, sandwiches, burgers, wraps, salads and signature waffle fries, all in a unique setting that combines a family-friendly environment with a sports-themed restaurant. Dick's Wings & Grill's® chicken wings have won numerous awards in Florida and Georgia, including having been voted "Best Chicken Wings in Northeast Florida" 12 consecutive years by Folioweekly magazine. Dick's Wings® currently has 16 full-service restaurants and 2 express restaurants. Fifteen of the restaurants are located in Florida, with one located in Georgia and two located in Canada. For more information on the company, please visit its website at www.dickswingsandgrill.com.
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SOURCE American Restaurant Concepts, Inc.