BJ's Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its third new restaurant this year and its first restaurant in the state of North Carolina. The new BJ's Restaurant opened on March 14 at the Hanes Mall in Winston Salem. The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats around 225 guests and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ's signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer, and famous Pizookie dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.
“We are excited to open our first restaurant in North Carolina," says Greg Trojan, president and CEO. “We plan to open another restaurant in North Carolina later this year in Cary, as we continue our national expansion. We remain on target to open 18 to 19 new restaurants this year and our next new restaurant is scheduled to open at the end of this month in Lafayette, Louisiana at the Ambassador Town Center.”
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 173 casual dining restaurants under the BJ's Restaurant & Brewery, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, BJ's Pizza & Grill, and BJ’s Grill brand names. BJ's Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices, and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the company’s restaurant and brewery locations and independent third party craft brewers. The company's restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.