REEBIRDS World Burrito, recognized for offering “way more choices” to custom-build rockin’ burritos, salads, nachos, tacos and much more, announced it will open sixteen restaurants in California in the year 2011. The first new California opening will be located across from the University of Los Angeles campus at 3335 S Figueroa Street, L . A . and is slated for Thursday, January 13, 2011.
The original Freebirds Restaurant in Santa Barbara, California remains a popular with locals and students from UCSB and Cal Poly. With legions of FREEBIRDS Fanatics seeking more California locations, concept owner, Tavistock Restaurants, LLC, announced that it must be developing multiple new locations inside the greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area as well as the San Diego area. Tavistock Restaurants currently operates 44 FREEBIRDS restaurants in Texas and Oklahoma.
“Our FREEBIRDS growth strategy is on the right track to get 84 company-owned locations open by the end of 2011,” said Bryan Lockwood, president. As well as the sixteen new California restaurants, FREEBIRDS plans to open an additional 24 company-owned restaurants in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana in the end of 2011.
Whether it’s California or Texas, FREEBIRDS has produced a strong following. Why? Awesome burritos and freedom associated with preference. As guests join the queue, these are partnered having a team member, referred to as a “Roller,” who enables them to select from four sizes of burrito made from four possible flavors of tortilla then hand-rolled with the guest’s personal selection from more than forty freshly prepared ingredients including grass fed beef, hormone-free chicken or organic and natural pork carnitas topped with hand-cut veggies and hot peppers plus house made salsas, queso and guacamole to generate their perfect burrito. Burritos range in size from the generously-sized Hybird towards the legendary Super Monster which can weigh-in at seven pounds.
In the USC location FREEBIRDS will introduce a whole new Crispy Fish option for burritos, tacos and salads. Additionally, the USC restaurant will serve breakfast burritos and tacos prepared with a choice of steak, bacon or chorizo. Breakfast hours are 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The FREEBIRDS restaurant at USC was created by architect Chris Smith of CMS Architecture and Design (Charlie Palmer Steakhouse, Vegas and South Coast Plaza; ZED451 Chicago and Boca Raton; Haru, New York). The USC location will feature the concept’s signature Statue of Liberty – affectionately known as ‘Libby’ – riding a custom-built motorcycle while breaking nhepdh the Freedom Wall that was created to serve as a reminder that everyone can break through walls and truly change the planet. The restaurant has a free-spirited ambience using a rockin’ soundtrack, reminiscent of a late-’60s rock ‘n’ roll roadhouse.
The Freebirds Menu at USC will employ approximately 100 team members from the local community and can be reached directly at 213-746-1212. Hours are Monday through Wednesday 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. and Saturday 10:30a.m. – 1:30 a.m. and Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. FREEBIRDS offers online ordering and full service catering (feeding 10 – ten thousand).