FREEBIRDS World Burrito to Open in Baytown

FREEBIRDS opens in Baytown with charity partners Baytown Habitat for Humanity and Baytown Special Rodeo

Dec 13, 2010, 11:45 ET from FREEBIRDS World Burrito

BAYTOWN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FREEBIRDS World Burrito, known for its extraordinary range of create-your-own gourmet burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, salads and more, will open in Baytown its 43rd restaurant at Riceland Pavilion shopping center on Saturday, December 18, 2010.  Local resident and restaurant veteran Del Steyn will manage the new FREEBIRDS restaurant and employ approximately 50 team members from the local community.  

FREEBIRDS and its charitable arm, FREEBIRDS World Works, have a mission to help inspire staff and guests to give back to the community.  In the days leading up to the opening, FREEBIRDS World Works will conduct the following pre-opening events that are open to the public:

  • Thursday, December 16th, 2010, FREEBIRDS will partner with Baytown Habitat for Humanity from 11 a.m.1:00 p.m. and again at 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.  The first 250 guests during both time slots will enjoy complimentary food and drinks in exchange for a $5 donation to Baytown Habitat for Humanity.  
  • Friday, December 17th 2010, FREEBIRDS will partner with the Baytown Special Rodeo from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. The first 250 people to make a $5 donation will receive a complimentary lunch.  The effort will help provide support for mentally and/or physically challenged children and their families.

FREEBIRDS offers guests "way more choices" and the freedom to fully customize their own burritos, salads, nachos, burrito bowls, tacos and quesadillas any way they like.  With a reputation for highly personalized, one-to-one service, crew members help guests select from an extraordinary range of more than 40 freshly prepared ingredients including fire-grilled chicken, slow-roasted pork carnitas and grass fed beef topped with hand-cut peppers and vegetables plus house made salsas and guacamole.  Guests also have the option to choose from four flavors and four sizes of tortillas to build burritos ranging from the substantial Hybird to the legendary Super Monster which can weigh-in at seven pounds. 

FREEBIRDS restaurants have a free-spirited atmosphere which is reminiscent of a late 60's rock n' roll roadhouse. Be it the backwards "F" logo, the music lyrics splashed across the walls, the iconic music soundtrack or the Statue of Liberty — "Libby" — breaking through the Freedom Wall on a custom-built motorcycle, FREEBIRDS delivers freedom of choice and an incredible experience that has created generations of "FREEBIRDS Fanatics" throughout the U.S.  Currently there are 43 locations open with more than 60 planned before the end of 2011.

The new FREEBIRDS restaurant is located in Riceland Pavilion at 4555 Garth Road in Baytown, Texas.  The restaurant can be reached directly at 281-422-9570. Hours are Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m.10:30 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  FREEBIRDS offers online ordering and full service catering (feeding 10 – 10,000). For more information or to place an online order, visit  


FREEBIRDS World Works was created to encourage staff and guests to get involved with local, national, and international charities. Every FREEBIRDS World Burrito location is partnered with two charities to help create awareness, act as a volunteer resource and become ambassadors of their designated non-profit partners.

About Baytown Habitat For Humanity

Baytown Habitat for Humanity, Inc. is an ecumenical, Christian ministry of local men and women who are committed to helping local, deserving families construct their homes at a cost they can afford.

About Baytown Special Rodeo

The mission of the Baytown Special Rodeo Association is to provide an annual fun filled, western themed day of activities and entertainment for mentally and/or physically challenged children and their families.  We strive to instill in each child a sense of community and the belief that they are special and important.