Quaker Steak & Lube® And Bosselman Food Services, Inc. Sign Agreement To Bring Restaurants To Nebraska And Iowa - Casual Dining Franchise Signs Development Deal with Bosselman Food Services, Inc. to Open New Locations Over Next Few Years -
SHARON, Pa., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Award-Winning casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube®, known for its Best Wings USA and more than 25 sauces, announced today it signed an area development agreement with Bosselman Food Services, Inc. to open two locations in Nebraska and one in Iowa, which will mark the brand's entrance into the state of Nebraska. Bosselman Food Services, Inc. plans to open one Quaker Steak & Lube® restaurant per year in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
"We are thrilled to officially be bringing The Lube®'s award-winning chicken wings and food to the residents of Nebraska," said Charlie Bosselman, president of the Bosselman Companies. "We look forward to the opening of our first restaurant next year, and are excited for a great future with Quaker Steak & Lube®. "
Located in Grand Island, Neb., Bosselman Food Services, Inc. has targeted the areas of North Platte, Lincoln, Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney, Omaha, Neb. and Des Moines, Iowa as potential development sites of their Quaker Steak & Lube® restaurants. Founded in 1948, Bosselman Companies, a privately held company with over 1,200 employees, has a presence in 24 states. A family company in its third generation, Bosselman's has been a leader in their community for 65 years.
"We are projecting a record-breaking 2014 for the Quaker Steak & Lube® brand, and this agreement with Bosselman Food Services, Inc. further validates our growth and national expansion," said John Longstreet, president and chief executive officer, Quaker Steak & Lube®. "We are excited they are helping to expand Lube Nation, and that they are bringing our unique motorsports-themed concept to new markets in both Nebraska and Iowa."
The compelling decor, including race cars suspended from the ceilings, motorcycles, Corvettes and gas station memorabilia, combined with its craveable food and SuperCharged events, has created a cult-like following for The Lube® for more than 39 years. The company has more than 60 locations across 20 states and Canada.
Most recently, Quaker Steak & Lube® was awarded the festival favorite for the second straight year at the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, N.Y., winning the last three out of four. In addition, it was also recognized for its Triple Atomic wing sauce, winning first place in the Traditional Extra-Hot sauce category.
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About Quaker Steak & Lube®:
Founded in 1974 and built in an abandoned gas station in Sharon, Pa., Quaker Steak & Lube® has expanded to more than 60 locations throughout the United States and Canada. The unique decor, including gas station memorabilia, classic cars, motorcycles, race cars and corvettes suspended from the ceilings combined with the crave-able food and high-octane events has afforded The Lube® a cult-like fan following. Today, Quaker Steak & Lube® has become one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in the country, and has won hundreds of national and international awards for its wings and more than 25 different wing sauces.
About the Bosselman Companies:
The Bosselman Companies are headquartered in Grand Island, Nebr., and own and operate: 50 Pump & Pantry convenience stores; 44 Boss Shops; the Bosselman Travel Center; a Hampton Inn, three Pump & Pantry Motels, one Quality Inn & Suites, one Settle Inn, and six Motel 6 franchises; six Grandma Max's and Max's Highway Diner Restaurants, Sam Bass' Saloon & Steakhouse, and Schmooter's Bar & Casino; Food Courts including Subway, Little Caesars, and Caribou Coffee; and the Nebraska Danger Indoor Professional Football Team. Founded in 1948, Bosselman's is a family organization in its third generation and has expanded across the nation in 24 states with over 1,200 employees. www.bosselman.com
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