Grumpy’s Restaurant Continues Expansion in Northeast Florida with New Wildlight Location

Beloved Jacksonville Diner brings award-winning menu and hospitality to Wildlight (Yulee, FL)

Grumpy's Restaurant Continues Expansion in Northeast Florida with New Wildlight LocationJacksonville, Florida ( With great success at its three sites Orange Park, Middleburg and St. John’s, Grumpy Restaurant has made progress in expanding its franchise. The brand is excited to announce that the award-winning restaurant will soon be entering the Wildlight community to continue its success and popularity. The new location will be located at the intersections in Wildlight (New Publix shopping center) and plans to open in May 2022.

The husband-and-wife duo and longtime residents of Yulee, FL, LeAnne and Ray Rhoden plan to open their own Grumpy’s restaurant franchise in the Wildlight community this coming year. As the brand expands to new communities in Florida, Grumpy’s President and CEO Daniel DeLeon strives to partner with franchisees who embody Grumpy’s family values.

“I have always insisted that Grumpy’s Restaurant is in a good position to do great things and we are delighted to announce our expansion plans. Our potential is only limited by the creativity of our management and the vision of our owners, ”said DeLeon. “I welcome the Rhoden family to our Grumpy’s Family to bring happiness and fantastic food to the Wildlight and Yulee community.”

LeAnne has accumulated over twenty-five years of successful experience as a Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) franchise owner and includes a solid understanding of operations and franchising, while embodying the values ​​that Grumpy’s set as the standard for the brand.

“My husband and I are motivated to use our combined passion and expertise to serve our community with a smile, just as we have been doing for 25 years,” said LeAnne. “We think the brunch lovers of Wildlight and Yulee will welcome us with open arms. Our customers are truly a backbone of our businesses.

The award-winning restaurant prides itself on serving quality interpretations of American and Southern cuisine, as well as bold and universally appealing new restaurant ventures. Grumpy’s serves breakfast, lunch and brunch as well as an array of daily and weekly board specials including a variety of sandwiches, house soups, salads, signature coffee, fresh juices, chocolate hot homemade and desserts. Their dinner classics and innovative twists have won numerous awards and accolades, including Jacksonville’s “Best Overall Restaurant” by the Florida Times-Union &

About Grumpy’s Restaurant

Grumpy’s Restaurant was born out of the passion and love to bring family and friends together around great food. Our commitment and mission is to provide the highest quality dining experience at an affordable price for families around the world. Grumpy’s will never deviate from our commitment to excellent, home-style cuisine, attention to detail, sweet southern hospitality and one-serving service to the hungry at a working-class price. While closing at 2:00 p.m., providing the ultimate balance between family, work and life.

Founded in 1999 and franchise since 2019, Grumpy’s Restaurant is a full-service, traditional American restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and brunch. Grumpy’s offers fresh, made-to-order, always cooked from scratch menu options that are affordable and suitable for families. Today there are three locations open and two franchise locations under development in Northeast Florida. For more information on the Grumpy’s Restaurant Franchise Opportunity, visit Where

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