MCALLEN, Texas, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Crawfish, a Houston-based restaurant franchise known for its unique Vietnamese-style Cajun seafood, today announced the opening of another franchise store in McAllen, Texas. The company continues to move forward in its aggressive franchise expansion initiatives throughout the United States.
Lee De Luna, LLC secured the rights to open the first LA Crawfish franchise in the Rio Grande Valley. "We've been following the growth of LA Crawfish for quite some time and we are excited about bringing this new Cajun flavor to McAllen. It is the perfect fit for this city," said Henry De Luna, Managing Partner of Lee De Luna, LLC.
"We know that the millions of people that visit McAllen as well as the city's residents are going to be fans," said Minson Ngo, President of LA Crawfish. "The Rio Grande Valley represents a great market for us and we look forward to introducing additional stores throughout the valley and other parts of Texas in the years to come." With each opening, the franchising company provides 12-15 new jobs to the community. As of February of 2017, LA Crawfish has 10 stores open with 3 additional stores in development. In addition, it has also signed two regional development agreements in Dallas, Texas and Orange County, California.
LA Crawfish, founded in 2011, is a fast-casual restaurant concept that offers a unique boil-in-a-bag Cajun menu that consists of crawfish, shrimp, and crab. It also offers various flavors of chicken wings and oysters along with traditional and fusion pho bowls. Three mouth-watering sauces are available: garlic butter, spicy Cajun, and chili lime. Over the years, LA Crawfish has established itself for offering best-in-class Cajun dishes and has developed a strong cult following.
The city of McAllen, also known as "The Jewel in the Valley Crown," sits on the U.S. – Mexico border and has been one of the fastest growing regions in America. The McAllen, Mission, Edinburg MSA and Reynosa, Mexico is a dynamic community with a combined population of 1.7 million. Over the past two decades, the area has advanced greatly both in population and industry and has attracted some of America's top retailers and Fortune 500 companies.
The new franchise store, set to launch on March 6th, will be located at 1303 South 10th Street, McAllen, Texas 78501. The store will be open Monday through Sunday from 11:00am to 10:00pm.
LA Crawfish, through its partnership with All-Star Franchise Development, plans to open 100 franchise locations nationwide and has franchise opportunities available in major key markets, such as Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and San Francisco. To learn more about ownership opportunities, contact David Lee at 832-330-7795 or visit www.thelacrawfish.com.
All-Star Franchise Development, LLC
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