|Maura C. Tobias
FRIENDLY'S RESTAURANT OPENS IN PHILLIPSBURG, NEW JERSEY
New Restaurant Serves Delicious Burgers, Melts and Ice Cream Creations
WILBRAHAM, MA (May 15, 2007) -- Friendly's Restaurants celebrates the opening of a new franchised restaurant in Phillipsburg, New Jersey located on Route 22 East, in front of the Phillipsburg Mall. The restaurant opened on Monday, May 14, 2007. The hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
The restaurant is owned by Revere Restaurant Group, Incorporated. Bob Bender, Owner, says, "This is our first restaurant in New Jersey so we are excited to be serving the people in this area. The restaurant is located in front of the mall so we welcome all mall shoppers to come in and enjoy some delicious food and ice cream before or after shopping"
Guests at the Phillipsburg Friendly'´s can enjoy some old-time Friendly's favorites like Big Beef's or Fribble's or try one of the new delicious burgers, including, the new Chicago Firehouse Burger, Honey BBQ Burger or the Tomato Pesto Provolone Burger. Guests can also top off their meal with a sundae from the mouth-watering ice cream menu, which includes the delicious Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Sundae or the new Forbidden Fudge Brownie Sundae.
The restaurant employs approximately 95 full and part-time people. Linda Lee, the General Manager of the new restaurant, has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry.
James Sullivan, vice president, franchising, for Friendly's Restaurants said, "Bob has a passion for the Friendly's brand. Bob owns and operates 11 other Friendly's restaurants, six of which are in Lehigh Valley, so he knows the business and is very familiar with the area."
Friendly Ice Cream Corporation (Amex: FRN) is a vertically integrated restaurant company serving signature sandwiches, entrees and ice cream desserts in a friendly, family environment in more than 510 company and franchised restaurants throughout the Northeast. The company also manufactures ice cream, which is distributed through more than 4,000 supermarkets and other retail locations. With a 71-year operating history, Friendly's enjoys strong brand recognition and is currently revitalizing its restaurants and introducing new products to grow its customer base. The website is www.friendlys.com.
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