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FREEBIRDS World Burrito Opens in Lawrence, Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with a rock 'n' roll attitude, announced today it will open in Lawrence, Kansas on Thursday, January 31, 2013. The Lawrence location is the fourth restaurant for FB Midwest Development, LLC, the first franchisee of FREEBIRDS World Burrito. To celebrate the grand opening, FREEBIRDS will give the first 25 guests in line FREE burritos for a year.

FREEBIRDS is about awesome burritos (plus tacos, burrito bowls, salads, quesadillas, nachos, margaritas and more) and freedom of choice. As guests join the queue, they are partnered with a team member, known as a "Roller," who helps them choose from four sizes of burrito made from four possible flavors of tortilla. Burritos are hand-rolled with the guest's personal selection from more than 40 freshly prepared ingredients including grass fed beef, hormone-free chicken, or all natural slow roasted carnitas topped with hand cut veggies, homemade salsas including the signature Death Sauce and Bad *ss BBQ sauce, queso and guacamole. There are over 35 TRILLION combinations at FREEBIRDS. The restaurants have a free-spirited ambience with a rockin' soundtrack, a Statue of Liberty riding a motorcycle busting through the wall (dubbed "Libby") and inspiring quotes on the wall. It's Not Normal!®

FREEBIRDS and its charitable arm, World Works, will raise money on behalf of the Lawrence Humane Society and Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence in a charity event on January 29, 2013.

The new FREEBIRDS will employ approximately 60 team members from the local community. FREEBIRDS Lawrence is located at 741 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. The restaurant hours are Monday-Thursday 11:00am – 11:00pm, Friday-Saturday, 11:00am-12:00am, Sunday 11:00am-9:00pm.

FREEBIRDS offers online ordering and full service catering to feed 10 – 10,000. For more information or to place an order, visit freebirds.com/catering.

This is FB Midwest Development, LLC's fourth restaurant. FB Midwest Development is the first franchisee of FREEBIRDS World Burrito, whose parent company is Tavistock Restaurants. Tavistock Restaurants currently operates over 90 FREEBIRDS in California, Texas and Oklahoma.

ABOUT FREEBIRDS WORLD WORKS

The FREEBIRDS mission is to feed your belly and your soul. To help achieve this mission, FREEBIRDS World Works was created as the charitable arm of the popular restaurant chain with a mission to give back to the community by inspiring staff and guests to get involved and create a movement of giving. 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.

CONTACT: sbarker@freebirds.comSource:Tavistock Restaurants, LLC