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New Habits in Petaluma & Cypress

That’s right!  On June 25th we are opening new restaurants in Petaluma and Cypress.  We will be hosting pre-opening events at both locations where we will donate 100% of proceeds to some great local causes. 🙂  Here are the specifics:

Petaluma– 447 N. McDowell Blvd. (Deer Creek Plaza)
Sunday, June 22
11:30am-1:30pm Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties
5-7:00pm Casa Grande High School

Tuesday, June 24

11:30am-1:30pm Petaluma Educational Foundation

Cypress– 6830 Katella Avenue (Cypress Plaza Center)
Sunday, June 22
11:30am-1:30pm Share Our Strength
5-7:00pm Cypress High School Girls Volleyball

Tuesday, June 24
11:30am-1:30pm Boys & Girls Club of Cypress

Both locations will officially open for business on Wednesday, June 25 at 10:30am.  We hope to see you there!


Now Open in South Jordan

We are officially open for business in South Jordan, Utah! Thank you to everyone who came out to our charity events these past couple of days. With your help, we were able to raise over $3,400 to benefit Share Our Strength, the 1033 Foundation and Bingham High School Cheer.

We also filmed some fun TV segments, check them out here!


Coming Soon to South Gate

On June 11th, we will open the doors to our newest Habit Burger Grill in South Gate! As a way to help “do our part”, we will be hosting some fun events to raise money for the local community. We will be donating 100% of proceeds to the following organizations:

Sunday, June 8th
11:30am-1:30pm Friends of the Hollydale Library
5:00pm-7:00pm South Gate High School

Tuesday. June 10th
11:30am-1:30pm March of Dimes

We will open exclusively for these events. Come by and see us! We are located at 4791 Firestone Boulevard in South Gate.


Best Burger in Ventura!

We are proud to share that we have been voted “Best Hamburger” by the Ventura Star Readers for the 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards! Thank you for the recognition and as always, thank you for “Making it a Habit”! 🙂
Best Burger Ventura Award


The Habit on GDLA

Did you see us on Good Day L.A.? Habit Executive Chef Adam Baird taught the GDLA team how to make our off menu favorite, the Santa Barbara Char. Along with our cooking lesson, our truck came out and fed the cast and crew. Such a fun day for our team! Read the full story here



A New Habit in South Jordan, Utah

We are almost ready to open our newest Habit Burger Grill in South Jordan on June 5th. But first, we will be helping raise money for some great local causes. The Habit will open during the following times and donate 100% of proceeds to these worthy organizations:

Tuesday, June 3rd
11:30am-1:30pm Share Our Strength
5:00pm-7:00pm Bingham High School Cheer

Wednesday, June 4th
11:30am-1:30pm 1033 Foundation, Supporting Fallen Officers

Come show your support and enjoy a delicious meal at the same time. We hope to see you there!

11428 South Parkway Plaza Drive
South Jordan, Utah 84095
In the District Center


Supporting the Community in Sandy, Utah

With support from our Sandy community, The Habit was able to raise over $4,400 for some worthy local causes. Our event benefiting The 1033 Foundation (which supports fallen officers and their families) had quite a few members of Utah’s finest in attendance :). Check it out!

For more information about the 1033 Foundation, visit their website here.


Coming Soon to Sandy, Utah

We are excited to announce that we will be opening our 4th Utah location in Sandy!  While we won’t officially open until May 1, we will be hosting some fun events beginning Tuesday, April 29.  Come visit our new Habit during the following times, we will be donating 100% of proceeds to the following organizations-

Tuesday, April 29

11:30am-1:30pm benefiting Alta High School

5-7:00pm benefiting Juan Diego Catholic High School

Wednesday, April 30

11:30am-1:30pm benefiting The 1033 Foundation (supporting Utah’s fallen officers)

Come out and enjoy a delicious meal that helps make a difference in your community.  We hope to see you there!  11380 South State Street near Scheel’s.


Thank you to the California Restaurant Association

California Restaurant Association recognizes winners of 2014 Restaurant Neighbor, Faces of Diversity awards

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) developed the Restaurant Neighbor Awards to raise awareness about the restaurant industry’s contributions in local communities across the country and to inspire other restaurant owners and operators to showcase their enormous contributions in their communities. The Faces of Diversity American Dream award is given to diverse members of the restaurant industry who have, through hard work and perseverance, achieved the American Dream.

The Restaurant Neighbor Award winners – who are national finalists – are:

Rio Grill (Carmel): Established the Rio Grill Resolution Run 23 years ago, which has raised more than $500,000 for · various causes, most recently the Natividad Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Cohn Restaurant Group (San Diego): For more than 30 years, Cohn Restaurant Group has supported Balboa Park Foundation, Promises 2 Kids, San Diego Zoo, Project Wildlife, Epilepsy Foundation and UNICEF, among others. In 1996, the Cohns co-founded the Garfield High School Foundation, which raises funds for the alternative continuation school’s culinary arts ProStart program.

Maria’s Italian Kitchen (Los Angeles): Supports dozens of regional events and organization, including several dedicated to helping children with disabilities, as well as the Los Angeles County Education Foundation and its Probation Youth Committee.

The Habit Burger Grill (Irvine): Raised more than $100,000 in 2013 among its 80 locations, funds went to support a variety of charitable organizations, including the Boys & Girls Clubs, the American Red Cross and local high school programs, as well as the CRA Educational Foundation.

Panda Restaurant Group (Rosemead): Through its GIVING branch, the company raised nearly $30 million over the past three years for health and education programs targeting underserved children, including the Children’s Miracle Network. In 2013, the company donated more than 55,000 meals and more than 7,000 volunteer hours.

Jamba Juice (Emeryville): Raises nearly $2 million annually to support the American Heart Association through various campaigns.

“Restaurants across California give back to their communities every day, and we are thrilled to honor just a few of those who go above and beyond in their efforts and are making a big difference,” CRA President + CEO Jot Condie said. “In addition, it’s inspiring to find examples of leaders who are truly living proof that the American Dream can be found through careers and entrepreneurship within the restaurant industry.”


Now Open in Upland

Our newest Habit Burger Grill in Upland is now open! Thank you to all who came out for our pre-opening charity events. With your support, we were able to raise almost $5,000 for some great local causes!

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