MIAMI, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GRILLiT, Inc. (the "Company" or "GRILLiT") (OTC Pink Markets: GRLT) today announced that it has executed a franchise agreement with Mr. Greg Mitchell to establish a GRILLiT restaurant location in Tampa, Florida. The new franchisee is in the process of securing the exact location, which is expected to be in northwest Tampa, in Pasco County, in the Trinity community area.
The Company's CEO, Ghazi Hajj, stated, "We are delighted to add a new franchisee in the State of Florida. I believe he is in an ideal area for our brand of fast-casual, healthy dining. We continue to move ahead with our plans of adding franchisees and master franchisees to our existing network."
The new Tampa franchisee expects to secure the location within a several weeks, with the goal of launching the restaurant in the 3rd quarter of this year.
GRILLiT (GRLT) is a growing Latin-Caribbean fusion restaurant concept that marries fast casual to nutritious and healthy food. The company opened its first location in Miami in 2011 and specializes in chef-inspired custom crafted rice bowls, pasta and wraps as well as salads. GRILLiT utilizes domestic growers and delivers healthy cuisine using only fresh proteins, such as never-frozen chicken and grass-fed organic steak. Restaurants offer an inviting and comfortable atmosphere with an open kitchen and contemporary, industrial design. For more information, visit www.grillitinc.com or www.handtbrands.com.
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