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FREEBIRDS World Burrito Opens Franchise in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FREEBIRDS World Burrito, the fast casual burrito joint with a rock 'n' roll attitude, announced today it will open in Overland Park, KS on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The Overland Park location is the fifth 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 Kansas City Guns N Hoses and the Special Olympics of Kansas in a charity event on April 16, 2013.

The new FREEBIRDS will employ approximately 60 team members from the local community. FREEBIRDS Overland Park is located at 7552 W 119th, Overland Park, KS 66213. The restaurant hours are Monday-Thursday 10:30am – 10:00pm, Friday-Saturday, 10:30am-10:30pm, Sunday 10:30am-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 fifth 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. Please read more about this business and their philanthropic pursuits here: http://freebirds.com/world-works/.

CONTACT: sbarker@freebirds.comSource: Freebirds World Burrito