Seasons 52 Announces Plan to Open New Restaurant at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY

Mar 22, 2011, 10:00 ET from Seasons 52

ORLANDO, Fla., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seasons 52, the highly-acclaimed fresh grill and wine bar restaurant, has selected Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY as a site for future expansion.  Expected to open in spring of 2012, the new restaurant will be the company's 21st location.

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Seasons 52 is recognized for its forward-thinking restaurant concept with proven consumer appeal. Known for its seasonally inspired menu and fresh approach to dining, the award-winning concept has capitalized on meeting the demands of today's culinary-savvy diners. Seasons 52 changes the menu four times a year with weekly fresh features to truly capture the flavors of the season. Each valued patron can be guaranteed the highest quality fresh food prepared without compromising great taste or a rich and complete dining experience. Nothing on the menu is more than 475 calories, from its signature flatbreads and appetizers, to all entrees and its Mini Indulgence desserts, which were originally created at Seasons 52 in Orlando in 2002. Seasons 52's promise of "a fresh dining experience that celebrates living well" has been consistently praised by restaurant critics across the country and people's choice awards alike.

The Seasons 52 at Roosevelt Field is estimated to seat 399 total diners, with 91 seats in the piano bar which features live entertainment nightly. Additionally, the restaurant will offer four private dining rooms and an exclusive chef's table. Seasons 52 provides the perfect ambiance for business lunches, romantic dinners, socializing with friends and any private group celebration or corporate event.  The new restaurant is expected to create approximately 100 new jobs on Long Island.

Leading Seasons 52 in its bold national expansion is company President Stephen Judge, who joined the organization in March 2007.  Mr. Judge is focused on securing premium real estate sites to fuel the concept's expansion. "Roosevelt Field is an ideal setting for Seasons 52," said Judge.  "The combination of upscale residential living, shopping, dining and entertainment provides a lifestyle environment compatible with the Seasons 52 concept.  We are all very excited to share Seasons 52 with the people of Long Island and the greater New York area."

Tom Schneider, executive vice president of development at Simon Property Group, (NYSE: SPG), the owner of Roosevelt Field said, "We are extremely excited to welcome Seasons 52 to Long Island.  The addition of Seasons 52 will provide shoppers with a wonderful new dining experience that complements the exciting retail environment at Roosevelt Field."  Schneider added that this will be the fifth Seasons 52 restaurant at a Simon center.

About Seasons 52  

Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that provides guests with a fresh dining experience, enabling them to celebrate living well. This is a brand that is "right for the times." The menu is orchestrated by award-winning Chef Clifford Pleau, and is inspired by the seasons and the fresh appeal of the farmers' market… 52 weeks a year. The award-winning wine list which is created and developed by Master Sommelier George Miliotes (the 152nd master sommelier in the world) consistently wins praise for its diverse international selection of 100 wines, including 60 offered by the glass. The casually sophisticated dining ambiance typifies the upmarket restaurant segment, which is outpacing the growth of other restaurant industry segments. Seasons 52 debuted in 2003 and currently operates locations in Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indianapolis, California, Texas and Arizona.  Seasons 52 will open additional restaurants in North Bethesda, MD (North Bethesda Market) on April 11, 2011; McLean, VA (Tysons Corner Center) in Summer 2011; Naples, FL (Mercato Center) in Fall 2011; and Jacksonville, FL (St. Johns Town Center) in Fall 2011.  For more information, visit www.Seasons52.com, or find Seasons 52 on facebook and Twitter.

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