Hurricane Grill & Wings, a beach-themed full-service restaurant franchise, announced the opening of its first international location in the suburbs of Milan, Italy, on January 29. The family-friendly restaurant invites Milan locals and visitors alike to Live with Flavor where they can choose from a variety of sizzling wings, fresh salads and a variety of delicious entrees.

This is the first Hurricane Grill & Wings’ location for the concept’s European partner, Hurricanum, S.A. The group has experience operating numerous successful concepts across the continent, and will be opening an additional 24 Hurricane Grill & Wings restaurants over the next six years in Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Switzerland.

Hurricane Grill & Wings’ more than 35 signature flavors of award-winning, fresh jumbo wings will now surprise and delight Italians with new tastes. With sauce and rub options ranging from traditional Buffalo to an array of unique options that include: Maple Pepper, Ancho Chili Lime, and Raspberry with heat intensity that ranges from Calm Seas to Evacuation Route, there is something to satisfy any palate. Additionally, guests can customize their own burgers using the Build-A-Burger menu feature, including a variety of savory toppings and sauces.

“We are proud to make Hurricane Grill & Wings’ first international footprint in Italy,” says Martin O’Dowd, president of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “We are positive that Italians will love our fresh and flavorful beach-themed menu, and are honored to have Hurricanum S.A. as our partner.”

“There is a need for premium American concepts in Europe,” says franchisee Carlo Balestreri. “We decided to partner with Hurricane Grill & Wings because they set a new standard in the way that people eat their wings, and we look forward to bringing the concept and its more than 35 flavors to Milan.”

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