Muscle Maker Grill® Plans to Open 22 New Restaurants Across the Country

Healthy, Fast-Casual Restaurant Concept Plans to Expand Franchise System to 100 Units Over the Next Three Years

Aug 26, 2014, 14:42 ET from Muscle Maker Grill

COLONIA, N.J., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Muscle Maker Grill®, a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves freshly prepared meals with its guests' health in mind, announces it will be opening 22 new locations throughout the country, which will raise the number to over 75 units.

"This is a significant achievement for Muscle Maker Grill and we are thrilled to report our steady growth and continued expansion into the Midwest and Western markets," said Rod Silva, founder of Muscle Maker Grill. "Our truly unique concept of great food with your health in mind is gaining popularity throughout the U.S. and we look forward to helping each of our new franchisees grow their local presence with unparalleled corporate support."

Recent store openings include Las Vegas, NV, Dallas, TX, a third location in Connecticut located in Hamden and a second location in Staten Island, NY, located on Clove Road. An additional 22 new franchises will result in the development of restaurants in the following locations:

  • Nebraska: Omaha
  • Arizona: Peoria
  • New York: Selden, Midtown East, Washington Heights, Queens, Park Slope Brooklyn
  • Illinois: Glen Ellyn
  • Florida: Tampa and Boynton Beach
  • New Jersey: Northfield, Rowan University, Williamstown, Deptford, Somerdale,  Audubon, Montvale, Princeton
  • Texas: Houston (store #2 in the Underground Tunnel)
  • California: Orange County
  • Massachusetts: Lawrence
  • North Carolina: Winston-Salem

"Over the past 18 years we have created a menu that satisfies everyone from vegetarians to the carb-free consumer to people following a gluten-free diet," said Silva. "We have created a friendly, relaxed, social environment where people can enjoy great-tasting food, learn about healthy eating and engage with fellow health enthusiasts in their area. We're excited to bring our nutritious, quick service options to more consumers and plan to expand our footprint nationwide in years to come."

Founded in New Jersey in 1995 by Rod Silva, Muscle Maker Grill prides itself on creating healthier versions of mainstream favorite dishes that taste great, making it easy and enjoyable to eat healthy. Each restaurant offers catering, take-out and delivery services for the convenience of its customers.

To learn more about the history of Muscle Maker Grill and their variety of menu offerings, visit Muscle Maker Grill can also be found on Facebook at, where fans can participate in online promotions, engage with other health-conscious individuals and receive updates on new menu items, store openings and tips on how to live a healthy lifestyle.  

About Muscle Maker Grill
Founded in Colonia, New Jersey, Muscle Maker Grill features quality, great-tasting food, freshly prepared with proprietary recipes. The menu, created with the guests' health in mind, is lean and protein based. It features chicken, seafood, pasta, burgers, wraps, and entree salads. It also offers a wide selection of fruit smoothies in a variety of assorted flavors, protein shakes and supplements. For additional information on Muscle Maker Grill, visit

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