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July 18, 2017

Corporate, New Openings

Veggie Grill Announces Midwest Expansion in Chicago

Veggie-Centric Fast Casual Restaurant Makes a Move in Chicago with Its First New Location
LOS ANGELES (July 18, 2017) – Veggie Grill, the largest vegetarian, premium fast casual brand in the U.S., is set to open its first ever location in Chicago in late Fall 2017. With 28 locations currently throughout California, Oregon and Washington, the upcoming Chicago location will be the first Veggie Grill beyond the West Coast; marking an exciting milestone for the growing restaurant concept. Serving bold, veggie-centric food that is innovative, craveable and convenient, Veggie Grill will open a location on Diversey Parkway in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area of Chicago. 
Since its Southern California launch in 2006, Veggie Grill has quickly become the premier veggie-based restaurant concept in the U.S. Veggie Grill’s newest location will serve lunch and dinner to those who work, live and play in one of Chicago’s busiest neighborhoods. Offering its full menu of veggie-centric cuisine featuring items created with seasonal ingredients and packed with bold flavors, the restaurant will fulfill consumers’ demand for convenient, deliciously satisfying food. Online ordering and delivery will also be offered. With popular dishes including the VG Beyond Burger, Santa Fe Crispy Chickin’ sandwich, Quinoa Power Salad and Sonoran Bowl, there is something that will leave everyone asking for “more veggies, please.” 
“We are thrilled to introduce Veggie Grill to the Chicago community and we couldn’t be more excited to have our first location be opening in Lakeview,” said Veggie Grill CEO Steve Heeley. “This is such a lively and accessible neighborhood and we can’t wait for locals and visitors alike to experience Veggie Grill. This location will allow us to serve a wide audience of guests who are looking for a convenient yet delicious meal, whether they are dining with friends or family or on-the-go from work or home. We plan to open Chicago locations over the next few years and we’re looking forward to taking this exciting next step in Chicago.”
Veggie Grill Chicago will be located at 614 W. Diversey Parkway near the corner of N. Clark St. and N. Broadway St. For more information, please visit Find us @veggiegrill on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. 
About Veggie Grill
Founded in 2006, Veggie Grill serves bold veggie-centric food that is innovative, craveable and convenient. The premium fast casual concept offers a wide array of crowd-pleasing dishes that celebrate vegetables at the center of the plate. All of our menu items are prepared using vegetables, grains, fruits, and nuts. With a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients and innovative flavors at all 28 locations on the West Coast, Veggie Grill invites each and every guest to feel positively better. More information, locations and the full menu are available online at    

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