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Jun
08

New Habit Burger Grill Opens in Encinitas, CA

(ENCINITAS, CA – June 8, 2017) – Burger lovers in Encinitas will have a new reason to celebrate when The Habit Burger Grill (Nasdaq: HABT) opens a new restaurant on Wednesday, June 14 at 10:30am. This Encinitas location marks the twelfth Habit Burger Grill to serve the Greater San Diego Area. The new Habit Burger Grill, home of the popular, award-winning Charburgers that are always grilled over an open flame and made-to-order, is located at 1446 Encinitas Boulevard in Encinitas.

 

A handful of pre-opening events will take place, beginning with the first on Saturday, June 10, where the first 200 guests will be awarded with a free Charburger, fries, and a drink during Free Burger Day at 11:30am and again at 5pm. The next event, Free Habit Day, will take place on Sunday, June 11, where the first 200 guests who arrive will be offered a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus at 11:30am. Again on Tuesday, June 13, starting at 11:30am, the first 200 people who visit The Habit will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.

 

As part of The Habit Burger Grill’s commitment to the community, all are welcome to join in a fundraising event on Sunday, June 11, from 5pm to 7pm, supporting the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA with 100% of the proceeds going back to the organization.

 

The more than 2,400-square-foot Habit restaurant seats 52 people with additional patio seating for 32. The restaurant will be open Sunday – Saturday 10:30am – 10:00pm.

 

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu also includes hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, fresh chicken and hand-filleted marinated grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans. Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal.

 

The Habit is known for its award-winning Charburger which features 100% fresh, never frozen ground beef grilled over an open flame and topped with melted cheese, caramelized onions, pickles, fresh tomato, crisp lettuce, and mayo served on a toasted bun. Their restaurants have been serving the Best Tasting Burger in America exactly this way since the first Habit opened in 1969.

 

Connect with The Habit on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrilltwitter.com/habitburger  and youtube.com/habittube.

 

About The Habit Restaurants, Inc. 

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 185 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations. More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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May
26

The Habit Burger Grill Opening Seventh Florida Location in Plantation

(IRVINE, CA – May 18, 2017) The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), will open the doors in Plantation on May 26 to its seventh Florida The Habit Burger Grill. A leading consumer magazine named The Habit Burger Grill the “Best Tasting Burger” in the nation out of 65 burger chains that were reviewed.

 

The restaurant will officially open on Saturday, May 27, at 10:30 a.m. at 1740 North University Drive, Plantation.
The Habit Burger Grill opened its first Florida location in Delray Beach in 2015 followed by Miami, with locations in Orlando, Boca Raton, Royal Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens opening last year.  An eighth location, Pembroke Pines, is scheduled to open this summer.

 

The public will get a preview of the popular menu during “Free Burger Day” on Sunday, May 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m., during which the first 200 people will enjoy a free Charburger, fries and a regular drink.  The restaurant will offer “Free Habit Day” on Tuesday, May 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during which the first 200 guests will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from one of The Habit Burger Grill’s preset menus.

 

The Habit Burger Grill in Plantation is a 2,700 square-foot building seating a total of 64 guests including indoor and patio seating.  The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual better burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value.

 

“The Habit Burger Grill has been very well-received in Palm Beach County, Miami and Orlando and we are delighted to expand into Broward County,” said Tony Warren, Market Partner for The Habit Burger Grill.  “We are excited to introduce the Habit’s signature Charburgers to Plantation. We offer only premium fresh, never frozen burgers seasoned with our proprietary spice blend, grilled over an open flame and cooked to order.”

 

The Habit Burger Grill’s additional Florida locations are at Fountain Square, 9971 West Flagler Street, Miami; 1831 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach; Buckingham Plaza at 280 South State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach; 3333 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; and 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. 4706 Millenia Plaza Way, Orlando.

 

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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Contact:  Elizabeth Kelley Grace

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Elizabeth@thebuzzagency.net

561.702.7471 or

 

Lauren Hills

The Buzz Agency

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561.706.0212

 

Apr
28

The Habit Burger Grill Brings Back Fan-Favorite ‘Tempura Jalapeno Charburger’

 

(IRVINE, CA) March 28, 2017 – Burger fans can spice up their spring with The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) popular “Tempura Jalapeno Charburger,’ available from April 26 – May 30.

First introduced in late 2015, the Tempura Jalapeno Charburger ($4.99) adds a delicious and satisfying blend of crunch and spice to The Habit’s juicy Charburger line-up.  This Charburger tops a flame-grilled beef patty with crisp tempura battered jalapenos, American cheese, fresh lettuce and tomatoes, spicy jalapeno ranch mustard, and juicy pickles, served on a toasted bun. The Tempura Jalapeno Charburger joins a variety of tasty made-to-order burgers, fresh, hand-cut salads, and a variety of sandwiches, just in time to spice up any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

“Taking chargrilled burgers to the next level is what our guests expect from The Habit, and the Tempura Jalapeno Charburger delivers with spice and quality. This has become one of our most requested items, and we are pleased to return it to our menu for a limited time,” said Adam Baird, executive chef at The Habit Burger Grill.

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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Apr
25

New Habit Burger Grill Opens in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

Burger lovers in Rancho Cucamonga will have a new reason to celebrate when The Habit Burger Grill (Nasdaq: HABT) opens a new restaurant on Thursday, May 4 at 10:30am. The new Habit Burger Grill, home of the popular, award-winning Charburgers that are always grilled over an open flame and made-to-order, is located at 10895 Foothill Blvd. in Rancho Cucamonga.

 

A handful of pre-opening events will take place, beginning with the first on Friday, April 28, where the first 400 guests will be awarded with a free Charburger, fries, and a drink during Free Burger Day at 11:30am and again at 5pm. Free Burger Day will take place again on Saturday, April 29, where the first 400 guests who arrive at 11:30am and 5pm will receive a free Charburger, fries, and a drink.

 

The next event, Free Habit Day, will take place on Sunday, April 30, where the first 400 guests who arrive will be offered a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus at 11:30am. A fundraising event will take place on Sunday, April 30, from 5pm to 7pm, supporting the Rancho Cucamonga High School Cougar Boosters with 100% of the proceeds going back to the organization. Free Habit Day will take place again on Tuesday, May 2 at 11:30am and 5pm, and Wednesday, May 3 at 11:30am, where the first 400 guests will be awarded a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.

 

The more than 2,700-square-foot Habit restaurant seats 64 people. The restaurant will be open Sunday – Thursday 10:30am – 10pm and Friday – Saturday 10:30am – 11pm.

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu also includes hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, fresh chicken and hand-filleted marinated grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans. Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal.

 

The Habit is known for its award-winning Charburger which features 100% fresh, never frozen ground beef grilled over an open flame and topped with melted cheese, caramelized onions, pickles, fresh tomato, crisp lettuce, and mayo served on a toasted bun. Their restaurants have been serving the Best Tasting Burger in America exactly this way since the first Habit opened in 1969.

 

 

Connect with The Habit on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrilltwitter.com/habitburger  and youtube.com/habittube.

 

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh hand-cut salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit Burger Grill opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 and has since grown to more than 175 restaurants in 16 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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Mar
10

The Habit Burger Grill Introduces ‘Golden Chicken Salad’ to Menu for a Limited Time

-New Salad Inspired by Delicious ‘Golden Chicken Sandwich’-

(IRVINE, CA) March 8, 2017For a limited time this spring, The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) is introducing a Golden Chicken Salad nationwide.

The Golden Chicken Salad is inspired by the fan-favorite Golden Chicken Sandwich, which permanently joined The Habit menu in late 2016. The Golden Chicken Salad ($7.25) starts with a buttermilk battered, sliced chicken breast, served atop fresh garden greens, with feta cheese, diced tomatoes, crumbled bacon, red onions, carrots and cilantro, and is then tossed in a house-made Southwest-inspired cilantro lime ranch dressing.

The Habit’s golden chicken is hand-dipped into house-made seasoned flour and buttermilk, not just once but twice, before being fried to perfection and custom made to order for both the salad and the sandwich.

“The response for our Golden Chicken by our fans has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are excited to extend the menu line for a limited time to include a delicious salad. The Golden Chicken Salad is The Habit’s tasty answer to the ever growing popularity of fried chicken,” said Adam Baird, executive chef at The Habit Burger Grill.

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where signature Charburgers are always made with 100% fresh ground beef, never frozen and chargrilled over an open flame. The Habit’s signature Charburgers, grilled sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious sides, and handmade shakes are always made to order.

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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Be social with The Habit:

Instagram/habitburgergrill

Twitter, @habitburger

Snapchat, @habitburger

Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/habitburger

Mar
01

The Habit Burger Grill Rewards CharClub Members with Free Charburger

Not a member? Sign Up Today to Receive Your Free Charburger

(IRVINE, CA) March 1, 2017-The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq:HABT) is giving all existing and new CharClub members a free Charburger with cheese during the month of March.

The Habit CharClub is a free program that offers members perks including exclusive updates from The Habit executive chef, a special treat on your birthday, invitations to grand openings and special events, first-hand information about new menu items and limited time offerings, and more.

 

For a limited time, March 1-31, 2017, The Habit will be rewarding existing CharClub members with an offer for a free Charburger with cheese.  Everyone is invited to participate, and if you are not a member, ‘make it a habit’ and sign up for the CharClub by visiting http://www.habitburger.com/charclub. Once you have signed up for the CharClub, your free Charburger offer will be sent directly to your email, no strings attached.

 

Connect with The Habit on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrilltwitter.com/habitburger  and youtube.com/habittube.

 

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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Feb
24

New Habit Burger Grill Opens in Paramount, CA

(PARAMOUNT, CA – Feb. 23, 2017) – Burger lovers in Paramount will have a new reason to celebrate when The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) opens a new restaurant on Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30am. The new Habit Burger Grill, home of the popular, award-winning Charburgers that are always grilled over an open flame and made to order, is located at 15754 Paramount Boulevard, in the Clearwater Crossing Shopping Center.

 

A handful of pre-opening events are planned, with the first taking place on Saturday, Feb. 25, where the first 200 guests will enjoy a free Charburger, fries and a drink during ‘Free Burger Day’ at 11:30am and again at 5pm. The next event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 11:30am, where the first 200 guests will receive a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.  A fundraising event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 5pm to 7pm, supporting the Paramount High School ASB with 100% of the proceeds going back to the organization. Lastly, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, starting at 10:30am, the first 200 people who visit the Habit will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.

The more than 2,600-square-foot Habit restaurant seats 62 people with additional patio seating available. The restaurant will be open Sunday – Thursday 10:30am – 10pm, and Friday – Saturday 10:30am – 11pm.

The Habit is known for its award-winning Charburger which features 100% fresh, never frozen ground beef grilled over an open flame and topped with melted cheese, caramelized onions, mayo, pickles, fresh tomato and crisp lettuce and served on a toasted bun. The Habit has been serving the Best Tasting Burger in America exactly this way since the first restaurant opened in 1969.

 

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu also includes hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, fresh chicken and hand-filetted marinated grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans. Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal. The Habit also serves handmade shakes and malts.

 

Connect with The Habit on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrilltwitter.com/habitburger and youtube.com/habittube.

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

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Feb
24

New Habit Burger Grill With Drive Thru Opens in Mira Mesa, CA

(MIRA MESA, CA – Feb. 24, 2017) – Burger lovers in Mira Mesa will have a new reason to celebrate when The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) opens a new restaurant featuring a drive-thru on Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30am. The new Habit Burger Grill, home of the award-winning Charburgers that are always grilled over an open flame and made to order, is located at 8340 Mira Mesa Boulevard, at the Mira Mesa Mall.

 

A handful of pre-opening events are planned, with the first taking place on Saturday, Feb. 25, where the first 200 guests will enjoy a free Charburger, fries and a drink during ‘Free Burger Day’ at 11:30am and again at 5pm. The next event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 11:30am, where the first 200 guests will receive a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus. Furthermore, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, starting at 11:30am, the first 200 people who visit the Habit will also enjoy a free chargrilled meal from pre-selected menus.

 

The Habit Burger Grill is committed to growth in the San Diego area and strives to take care of the communities in which they are located. As such, a fundraising event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 5pm to 7pm, supporting the Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound Band with 100% of the proceeds going back to the organization.

 

The more than 3,300-square-foot Habit restaurant seats 80 people with additional patio seating for 38 guests. The restaurant will be open Sunday 10:30am – 10pm (drive-thru open until 11pm), and Monday – Saturday 10:30am – 11pm (drive-thru open until 12 midnight).

 

The Mira Mesa location is the eleventh Habit Burger Grill to serve the San Diego area and the first to offer drive-thru service. Along with the ten locations spread throughout San Diego County, The Habit has a dedicated Habit Catering Truck in San Diego. The Habit Catering Truck features a state-of-the-art kitchen that is equipped to serve the company’s flame-grilled Charburgers, chicken sandwiches, veggie burgers, fries and more, and is available for special occasions such as weddings, office parties, and birthdays.

 

The Habit is known for its award-winning Charburger which features 100% fresh, never frozen ground beef grilled over an open flame and topped with melted cheese, caramelized onions, mayo, pickles, fresh tomato and crisp lettuce and served on a toasted bun. The Habit has been serving the Best Tasting Burger in America exactly this way since the first restaurant opened in 1969.

 

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu also includes hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, fresh chicken and hand-filleted marinated grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans. Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal. The Habit also serves handmade shakes and malts.

 

Connect with The Habit on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrilltwitter.com/habitburger  and youtube.com/habittube.

 

About The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 175 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.

More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

 

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Jan
04

The Habit Burger Grill Adds Three Menu Items Just in Time for the New Year

Golden Fried Chicken Sandwich, Portabella Charburger, and Super Food Salad Highlight The Habit’s Menu

(IRVINE, CA) Jan. 3, 2017 – The popular The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT) today announces the permanent addition of the Golden Fried Chicken Sandwich, Portabella Charburger, and Super Food Salad to its menu. The New Year calls for a new habit – or three.

“The Habit strives to meet our guest’s adventurous appetites with a single notion: bold flavors at a great value,” said Adam Baird, executive chef at The Habit Burger Grill. “These new menu items demonstrate The Habit’s dedication to serving a variety of flavors and craveable entrees made with high-quality ingredients.”

The Habit’s Portabella Charbuger ($4.75) has mushroom lovers hooked on its juicy, umami flavor after just one bite. This single Charburger is crafted with 100% fresh ground beef and layered with garlic sautéed portabella mushrooms, melted cheese, and served on a toasted sesame seed bun with roasted garlic aioli, grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, and pickles.

Fans of the crispy, flavorfully seasoned Golden Fried Chicken Sandwich ($6.50) will appreciate that this item now permanently on The Habit’s menu. This made-to-order sandwich starts with a fresh chicken breast that is hand-dipped — twice — into house-made seasoned flour and buttermilk before being cooked to golden perfection. The Golden Fried Chicken Sandwich is topped with a spicy red pepper sauce and served with fresh sliced tomatoes, lettuce, and tangy pickles on a soft toasted bun.

The Habit’s Super Food Salad ($7.99) serves up an extra helping of healthful greens. This fresh, good-for-you salad kicks off with a perfectly chargrilled, hand-filleted chicken breast that is served over quinoa, baby kale and crisp garden lettuce, tart yet sweet Craisins®, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, and tangy feta cheese tossed in The Habit’s house-made kale pesto vinaigrette.

About The Habit Burger Grill
The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969. The Habit has since grown to over 170 restaurants in 10 states throughout California, Arizona, Utah, New Jersey, Florida, Idaho, Virginia, Nevada, Washington and Maryland as well as two international locations.
More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

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Dec
15

The Habit Burger Grill Opening Fifth Florida Location in Boca Raton

Iconic fast-casual concept that was named “Best Tasting Burger in America”

(IRVINE, CA – December 9, 2016) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), will open the doors in Boca Raton on December 21 to its fifth Florida Habit Burger Grill. A leading consumer magazine named Habit Burger Grill the “Best Tasting Burger” in the nation out of 65 burger chains that were reviewed.

The restaurant will officially open on Wednesday, December 21, at 10:30 a.m. at 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL.

Habit Burger opened its first Florida location in Delray Beach in 2015 followed by Miami, with locations in Royal Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens opening this year, with a sixth location to open soon in Orlando.

The public will get a preview of the popular menu during “Free Burger Day” on Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16 and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m., during which the first 200 people will enjoy a free Charburger, fries and a regular drink. The restaurant will offer “Free Habit Day” on Sunday, December 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. and on Monday, December 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during which the first 200 guests will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from one of the Habit Burger Grill’s preset menus.

The Habit Burger Grill in Boca Raton is a 2,500 square-foot building seating a total of 88 guests including indoor and patio seating. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual better burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value.

“Florida will now be home to five Habit Burger Grills, four of which are located in Palm Beach County. We have received such an enthusiastic response in the County and are thrilled to continue our Florida expansion,” said Tony Warren, Market Partner for The Habit Burger Grill. “We are excited to introduce the Habit’s signature Charburgers to Boca Raton. We offer only premium fresh, never frozen burgers seasoned with our proprietary spice blend, grilled over an open flame and cooked to order.”

The Habit Burger Grill’s additional Florida locations are at Fountain Square, 9971 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL; 1801 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach, FL 33483; Buckingham Plaza at 280 South State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach, FL; and 3333 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

For more information, visit www.habitburger.com. The Habit is also found on social media at www.facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.com/habitburger, www.youtube.com/habittube, and on snapchat @habitburger.

About The Habit Restaurants, Inc.
The Habit Burger Grill is a burger-centric, fast casual restaurant concept that specializes in preparing fresh, made-to-order chargrilled burgers and sandwiches featuring USDA choice tri-tip steak, grilled chicken and sushi-grade albacore tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, shakes and malts. The Habit was named the “best tasting burger in America” in July 2014 in a comprehensive survey conducted by one of America’s leading consumer magazines. The first Habit Burger Grill opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 and has since grown to more than 165 restaurants in 16 domestic markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and two international locations in Dubai and Sharjah. More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

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Contact: Elizabeth Kelley Grace
The Buzz Agency
Elizabeth@thebuzzagency.net
561.702.7471 or

Lauren Hills
The Buzz Agency
Lauren@thebuzzagency.net
561.706.0212

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