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Jan
20

A Fresh Taste of Italy at The Habit: Chicken Caprese Sandwich

Limited time special available through mid-March

(IRVINE, CA – January 20, 2015) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, has announced the introduction of a fresh, flavorful Chicken Caprese Sandwich. The limited time special is available now through March 16 at participating Habit Burger Grill locations and is priced at $6.95 (image attached).

The new Chicken Caprese Sandwich starts with a tender, hand-filleted chicken breast that is seasoned and perfectly chargrilled, then topped with thick slices of fresh mozzarella, ripe sliced tomatoes and crisp lettuce. It’s served on grilled garlic-herb sourdough bread with a flavorful basil pesto aioli spread.

“We get so many compliments on our chicken sandwiches, it seemed making one with popular Italian ingredients like fresh mozzarella and zesty pesto would be a hit with our guests,” said chef Adam Baird, The Habit’s vice president of food & beverage and creator of the new limited time special. “At this time of the year, we find people like the option of something lighter with fresh, herbaceous flavors. This sandwich delivers just that with layers of tastes and textures.”

For more information, visit www.habitburger.com. The Habit is also found on social media at www.facebook.com/habitburger, http://instagram.com/habitburgergrill, https://twitter.com/habitburger and www.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 first Habit Burger Grill opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 and has since grown to more than 140 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

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Contact: Lee Healy
Lee Healy Marketing Communications
LeeCHealy@gmail.com
949.760.3054

Jan
15

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL OPENS IN CAMPBELL

Pre-Opening Fundraiser will benefit Del Mar High School
(IRVINE, CA – January 14, 2016) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, will open a Habit Burger Grill in Campbell at 2000 South Bascom Avenue, across from the Pruneyard Shopping Center. The new Habit will officially open Wednesday, January 20, at 10:30 a.m.
Habit fans will get a preview of the popular menu during a fundraiser on Sunday, January 17, from 5-7 p.m., benefiting Del Mar High School. The Habit will donate 100 percent of all proceeds to the non-profit. The fundraiser is open to the general public, who are encouraged to sign up for the CharClub to be the first to know about new menu items and be invited to other grand opening events (Habitburger.com/CharClub).
“An important part of the Habit’s culture is caring about the communities that we serve,” said Russ Bendel, president and chief executive officer of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. “It’s a Habit tradition to open every new restaurant with a significant fundraiser that has local impact. We are happy to support Del Mar High School as part of the opening.”
The Habit will host additional pre-opening events. Free Burger Day will take place Saturday, January 16, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and again 5-7 p.m. The first 250 guests at both time periods will receive a complimentary Charburger, fries and a regular drink. Sunday, January 17, and Tuesday, January 19, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. is Free Habit Day. The first 200 people will receive a free chargrilled meal from a preset menu at each time period.
The new Habit Burger Grill in Campbell is more than 2,500-square-feet and accommodates 57 guests. Approximately 35 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value (image attached).

Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
 Burgers are always 100 percent fresh ground beef, not frozen
 Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
 Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
 Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade albacore
 Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
 Tri-tip is trimmed and marinated in-house
 Salads are fresh, made-to-order
 House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
 French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100 percent trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil
 Every Habit offers a complimentary condiment bar featuring an assortment of peppers, lemons, limes and a range of sauces for guests to spice it up

The Habit may be found on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.com/habitburger and youtube.com/habittube. For more details on The Habit Burger Grill, please visit habitburger.com.

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 140 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

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Contact: Lee Healy
Lee Healy Marketing Communications
LeeCHealy@gmail.com
949.760.3054

Jan
15

The Habit Burger Grill Opening Third Florida Location in Royal Palm Beach

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

(IRVINE, CA –January 5, 2016) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), will open the doors in Royal Palm Beach this month to its third Florida Habit Burger Grill. A leading consumer magazine recently 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, January 20, at 10:30 a.m. in Buckingham Plaza at 280 South State Road 7, Suite 100, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411. Habit Burger opened its first Florida location in Delray Beach in June followed by Miami in September.

The public will get a preview of the popular menu during a fundraiser happening on Sunday, January 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. for Royal Palm Beach Elementary School during which 100% of sales will be donated to the school. Habit Burger Grill will also offer “Free Burger Day” on Thursday, January 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, January 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. during which the first 250 people will enjoy a free Charburger, fries and a regular drink. The restaurant will offer “Free Habit Day” on Sunday, January 17 and Tuesday, January 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. during which the first 200 guess will enjoy a free chargrilled meal from one of the Habit Burger Grill’s preset menus.

The Habit Burger Grill in Royal Palm Beach is a 2,500 square-foot building seating a total of 80, including indoor and patio seating. Approximately 35 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual better burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value. Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
• A Habit Charburger is made to order from fresh, never frozen ground beef
• Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
• Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
• Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade tuna
• Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
• USDA Choice Tri-tip Steak is trimmed and marinated in-house
• Salads are fresh, made to order
• House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
• French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100% trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil
• Every Habit Burger Grill offers a complimentary condiment bar featuring an assortment of peppers, lemons, limes and a range of sauces for guests to spice it up

“We selected Palm Beach County for our first Florida location when we opened in Delray in June. We have received a very enthusiastic response in South Florida and are thrilled to expand into a new Palm Beach County location,” said Matt Hood, Chief Marketing Officer for The Habit Burger Grill. “We are excited to introduce the Habit’s signature Charburgers to Royal Palm Beach. We offer only premium fresh, never-frozen burgers seasoned with our proprietary spice blend, grilled over an open flame and cooked to order.”

For more information, visit habitburger.com. The Habit is also found on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.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 tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, handmade 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 140 restaurants in 15 markets throughout Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. 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

Danielle Quintero
The Buzz Agency
Danielle@thebuzzagency.net
845.826.3146

Dec
19

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL DONATES $200,000 TO SHARE OUR STRENGTH’S NO KID HUNGRY® CAMPAIGN

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL DONATES $200,000 TO
SHARE OUR STRENGTH’S NO KID HUNGRY® CAMPAIGN
Presentation to take place at Quartyard San Diego
with Habit Burger Grill Catering Truck serving lunch
to benefit San Diego Hunger Coalition

(IRVINE, CA – December 15, 2015) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, will present a $200,000 check on Monday, December 21, 2015 to representatives of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign® at Quartyard San Diego. With the goal of ending childhood hunger, the new San Diego Habit Burger Grill Catering Truck will be present and serve the public a $5 Charburger Combo from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with 100 percent of the proceeds supporting the San Diego Hunger Coalition, a local partner of No Kid Hungry.

“Ending childhood hunger in America is something we take seriously,” said Russ Bendel, chief executive officer at The Habit Burger Grill. “Since 2010, The Habit has partnered with No Kid Hungry by donating 100 percent of proceeds from more than 20 grand opening events. We are thrilled to present this check to our friends at No Kid Hungry which will provide children with two million healthy meals.”
The funds were raised by The Habit Burger Grill during the month of September. Thousands of guests at more than 125 Habit locations nationwide made donations to benefit No Kid Hungry, and in return received a certificate to enjoy a complimentary Charburger with cheese.
“We were excited when The Habit Burger joined the No Kid Hungry family of restaurant partners,” said Bill Shore, founder & CEO of Share Our Strength, which operates the No Kid Hungry campaign. “The Habit Burger has emerged as an innovative and generous corporate partner in the Dine Out for No Kid Hungry initiative.”
“Only by working together can we end child hunger in San Diego,” said Anahid Brakke, executive director of San Diego Hunger Coalition. “Community events like this are a great way to get involved in the effort to make sure no kids in San Diego go to bed hungry.”
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DETAILS:
WHAT: The Habit Burger Grill presents Share Our Strength No Kid Hungry with a $200,000 check from funds raised from guest donations in September.
WHEN: Monday, December 21, 2015, 11a.m.-2 p.m.
WHERE: Quartyard San Diego, 1120 Market Street, Downtown San Diego
MORE: With the goal of ending childhood hunger, the Habit Burger Grill Catering Truck will be present to serve the public a $5 Charburger Combo from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with 100 percent of proceeds going to the San Diego Hunger Coalition.
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 140 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

The Habit may be found on social media at twitter.com/habitburger, facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, and youtube.com/habittube.

About No Kid Hungry
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Visit NoKidHungry.org.

About San Diego Hunger Coalition
The San Diego Hunger Coalition conducts training and technical assistance for community-based organizations and schools; educates policymakers and the public about social, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to hunger; and advocates for legislative and administrative policies to end hunger, promote nutrition and protect public health.
www.sandiegohungercoalition.org.
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Contact: Lee Healy
Lee Healy Marketing Communications
LeeCHealy@gmail.com
949.760.3054

Dec
09

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL OPENS IN BAKERSFIELD

Pre-Opening Fundraiser will benefit
Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County
(IRVINE, CA – December 8, 2015) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, will open a Habit Burger Grill at 3900 California Avenue, west of Highway 99, in Bakersfield. The Habit will officially open Wednesday, December 16, at 10:30 a.m.
Habit fans will get a preview of the popular menu during a fundraiser on Sunday, December 13, from 5-7 p.m., benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County. The Habit will donate 100 percent of all proceeds to the non-profit. The fundraiser is open to the general public, who are encouraged to sign up for the CharClub to be the first to know about new menu items and be invited to other grand opening events (Habitburger.com/CharClub).
“An important part of the Habit’s culture is caring about the communities that we serve,” said Russ Bendel, president and chief executive officer of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. “It’s a Habit tradition to open every new restaurant with a significant fundraiser that has a local impact. We are happy to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County as part of the opening.”
The new Habit Burger Grill in Bakersfield is over 3,400-square-feet, which includes 42 seats inside and another 24 on the patio. Approximately 35 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value (image attached).
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Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
 Burgers are always 100 percent fresh ground beef, not frozen
 Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
 Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
 Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade albacore
 Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
 Tri-tip is trimmed and marinated in-house
 Salads are fresh, made-to-order
 House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
 French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100 percent trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil
 Every Habit offers a complimentary condiment bar featuring an assortment of peppers, lemons, limes and a range of sauces for guests to spice it up

The Habit may be found on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.com/habitburger and youtube.com/habittube. For more details on The Habit Burger Grill, please visit habitburger.com.

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 140 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

Dec
09

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL OPENS IN CERRITOS

Pre-Opening Fundraiser will benefit
Gahr High School AVID Program
(IRVINE, CA – December 2, 2015) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, will open a Habit Burger Grill at Plaza 183, located at 11257 183rd St. in Cerritos. The new Habit will officially open Wednesday, December 9, at 10:30 a.m.
Habit fans will get a preview of the popular menu during a fundraiser on Sunday, December 6, from 5-7 p.m., benefiting Gahr High School AVID Program. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a seventh through twelfth grade program that prepares students in the academic middle for admission to a four-year college or university. The Habit will donate 100 percent of all proceeds to the program. The fundraiser is open to the general public, who are encouraged to sign up for the CharClub to be the first to know about new menu items and be invited to other grand opening events (Habitburger.com/CharClub).
“An important part of the Habit’s culture is caring about the communities that we serve,” said Russ Bendel, president and chief executive officer of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. “It’s a Habit tradition to open every new restaurant with a significant fundraiser that has a local impact. We are happy to support Gahr High School’s AVID Program as part of the opening.”
The new Habit Burger Grill in Cerritos is 3,600-square-feet, which include 50 seats inside and another 42 on the patio. Approximately 35 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value (image attached).
More

Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
 Burgers are always 100 percent fresh ground beef, not frozen
 Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
 Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
 Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade albacore
 Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
 Tri-tip is trimmed and marinated in-house
 Salads are fresh, made-to-order
 House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
 French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100 percent trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil
 Every Habit offers a complimentary condiment bar featuring an assortment of peppers, lemons, limes and a range of sauces for guests to spice it up

The Habit may be found on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.com/habitburger and youtube.com/habittube. For more details on The Habit Burger Grill, please visit habitburger.com.

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 135 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

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Dec
09

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL OPENS IN HESPERIA

Pre-Opening Fundraiser will benefit
Hesperia High School
(IRVINE, CA – December 2, 2015) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, will open a Habit Burger Grill at the new Hesperia Marketplace Shopping Center, located at 13325 Main Street in Hesperia. The Habit will officially open Wednesday, December 9, at 10:30 a.m.
Habit fans will get a preview of the popular menu during a fundraiser on Sunday, December 6, from 5-7 p.m., benefiting Hesperia High School. The Habit will donate 100 percent of all proceeds to the school. The fundraiser is open to the general public, who are encouraged to sign up for the CharClub to be the first to know about new menu items and be invited to other grand opening events (Habitburger.com/CharClub).
“An important part of the Habit’s culture is caring about the communities that we serve,” said Russ Bendel, president and chief executive officer of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. “It’s a Habit tradition to open every new restaurant with a significant fundraiser that has a local impact. We are happy to support Hesperia High School as part of the opening.”
The new Habit Burger Grill in Hesperia is over 3,800-square-feet, which include 50 seats inside and another 76 on the patio. Approximately 35 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value (image attached).
More

Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
 Burgers are always 100 percent fresh ground beef, not frozen
 Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
 Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
 Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade albacore
 Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
 Tri-tip is trimmed and marinated in-house
 Salads are fresh, made-to-order
 House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
 French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100 percent trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil
 Every Habit offers a complimentary condiment bar featuring an assortment of peppers, lemons, limes and a range of sauces for guests to spice it up

The Habit may be found on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.com/habitburger and youtube.com/habittube. For more details on The Habit Burger Grill, please visit habitburger.com.

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 135 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

Dec
09

THE HABIT BURGER GRILL OPENS IN ORANGE

Pre-Opening Fundraiser will benefit
Villa Park High School
(IRVINE, CA – December 2, 2015) – The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: HABT), an Irvine-based restaurant company best known for its award-winning Charburgers, will open a Habit Burger Grill at The Village at Orange, located at 1500 East Village Way in Orange. The new Habit will officially open Wednesday, December 9, at 10:30 a.m. This will be the company’s 10th restaurant in Orange County.
Habit fans will get a preview of the popular menu during a fundraiser on Sunday, December 6, from 5-7 p.m., benefiting Villa Park High School. The Habit will donate 100 percent of all proceeds to the school. The fundraiser is open to the general public, who are encouraged to sign up for the CharClub to be the first to know about new menu items and be invited to other grand opening events (Habitburger.com/CharClub).
“An important part of the Habit’s culture is caring about the communities that we serve,” said Russ Bendel, president and chief executive officer of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. “It’s a Habit tradition to open every new restaurant with a significant fundraiser that has a local impact. We are happy to support Villa Park High School as part of the opening.”
The new Habit Burger Grill in Orange is over 3,000-square-feet, which include 78 seats inside and another 32 on the patio. Approximately 35 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant. The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value (image attached).
More

Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
 Burgers are always 100 percent fresh ground beef, not frozen
 Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
 Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
 Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade albacore
 Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
 Tri-tip is trimmed and marinated in-house
 Salads are fresh, made-to-order
 House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
 French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100 percent trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil
 Every Habit offers a complimentary condiment bar featuring an assortment of peppers, lemons, limes and a range of sauces for guests to spice it up

The Habit may be found on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrill, twitter.com/habitburger and youtube.com/habittube. For more details on The Habit Burger Grill, please visit habitburger.com.

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 135 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Virginia and Washington. More information is available at  www.habitburger.com.

Dec
09

The Habit Burger Grill Opens Dec 5 in Ashburn, VA

Iconic West Coast fast-casual concept, recently named “Best Tasting Burger in America”,
launches first Mid-Atlantic expansion

(Ashburn, VA –November, 15, 2015) – The Habit Burger Grill (www.HabitBurger.com) brings its iconic fast-casual concept to Ashburn, Virginia as it opens its first Mid-Atlantic location on Saturday, December 5. A leading consumer magazine recently named The Habit Burger Grill the “Best Tasting Burger” in the nation out of 65 burger chains that were reviewed.

The Habit Burger Grill restaurant will be located in the Ashburn’s Belmont Chase Commons, 19855 Belmont Chase Drive, less than a half-mile from INOVA Loudoun Hospital and next to Belmont Chase Country Club. The first Habit Burger Grill opened in Santa Barbara, California in 1969 and has since grown to more than 130 restaurants in 15 markets throughout California, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, New Jersey, Utah, Idaho, Washington and Virginia. The Ashburn, VA location is the first of several planned for the Metropolitan Washington DC area.

Ashburn’s Habit Burger Grill is in a 2,700 square-foot space accommodating a total of 86 guests including indoor and patio seating. Approximately 45 new jobs have been created to staff the restaurant.

The public will get a preview of The Habit’s menu on Thursday, December 3 from 5 until 7 p.m. when the restaurant will conduct a fundraising event benefitting The Stonebridge High School Booster Club. During that time one-hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to the school.

The company distinguishes itself in the fast casual better burger segment with its signature Charburger, menu variety and value. Some Habit Burger Grill food facts:
• A Habit Charburger is made to order from fresh, never frozen ground beef
• Burgers are chargrilled over an open flame for extra flavor
• Lettuce, tomatoes and onions are cut fresh daily
• Tuna steak sandwiches are made with line caught, sushi-grade tuna flown in from Fiji several times per week
• Fresh chicken breasts are hand-filleted and marinated in-house
• USDA Choice Tri-tip Steak is trimmed and marinated in-house
• Salads are fresh, made to order
• House-made ranch dressing is prepared fresh daily in the restaurants
• French fries, onion rings, sweet potato fries and tempura green beans are 100% trans-fat free, cooked in soybean oil

“We are thrilled to expand our brand and our signature Charburgers to the Northern Virginia and the Metropolitan Washington DC market,” said Matt Hood, Chief Marketing Officer for The Habit Burger Grill. “We proudly offer only premium fresh, never-frozen burgers seasoned with our proprietary spice blend, grilled over an open flame and cooked to order.”

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

About The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (The Habit Restaurants, Inc. Nasdaq: HABT)
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 tuna cooked over an open flame. In addition, it features fresh made-to-order salads and an appealing selection of sides, handmade 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. More information is available at www.habitburger.com.

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THE HABIT BURGER GRILL
19855 Belmont Chase Drive – Ashburn, VA 20147 – 703-724-4471
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday 10:30 a.m. – 9 pm

Nov
04

The Habit Burger Grill is Opening in Riverside, CA

We will be opening a new store in Riverside, CA on November 11th! Can’t wait that long to try your newest Habit? Come by during the following dates for some fun, pre-opening events to benefit the local community. Here is the line up-

Sunday, November 8th

5pm – 7pm Lugonia La Sierra High School

We are located at 3510 Tyler St., Suite 100, Riverside, CA 92503. See you there!

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