Taco John’s brings more. Bolder. Better. Flavors in Michigan
Popular quick-service restaurant to debut in Great Lakes State with three Grand Rapids-area openings, aims to hire 150 new team members
Grand Rapids, Michigan (RestaurantNews.com) In December, Grand Rapids will soon be able to Olé the day with the ValuEST menu, original tacos, fan-favorite burritos, specialty potato olés® and more at John’s Tacos
The famous Mexican fast-food restaurant has signed franchise agreements with Meritage Hospitality Group to open three Taco John’s locations in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. The first location will open on December 5, the second on December 12 and the third on December 19.
“We are delighted to present to you bigger. bolder. better. flavors in the Grand Rapids area,” said Meritage Hospitality Group President Gary Rose. “We plan to grow 200 Taco John’s restaurants over the next few years, but these three locations hold a very special place as they are the first in our hometown. We can’t wait to see the beginnings and look forward to our continued expansion which will bring many more employment opportunities to the community. »
The three Taco John’s in the Grand Rapids area will begin hiring this month and are looking to fill 100 to 150 entry-level to management positions.
With its fusion of distinctive flavors and spices from south of the border, Taco John’s menu features several signature dishes, including meat and potato burritos, stuffed grilled tacos, potato olés® and daring and worthy fried chicken tacos. Taco John’s offers signature specialties like Taco Tuesday® and the $1-$2-$3 ValueEST menu everyday. Download the Taco John’s app and like Taco John’s Facebook page for exclusive offers.
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About Taco John’s®
Founded in 1969 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Taco John’s® serves bigger. bolder. better. flavors for over 50 years. Today, Taco John’s operates and franchises nearly 400 restaurants in 22 states, making it one of the largest Mexican fast food brands in America. With bold originals like Potato Olés®, Taco John’s knows how Olé The Day. Taco John’s is proud to serve generous portions of its signature menu items which are made to order using fresh, high quality ingredients, seasonings and sauces. The brand was ranked #7 in the “Mexican Food” category on Entrepreneur “Best Food Franchises of 2022” and was recently recognized by RSQ magazine as “Top 15 Chains Ready to Take on the Best Fast Food Players”. Taco John’s is led by CEO Jim Creel, who was named one of the “Most Influential Restaurant CEOs in the Nation” by Nation Restaurant News in 2022. For more information, visit tacojohns.com and follow Taco John’s on Facebook, instagram, Twitter and ICT Tac.
About the Meritage Hotel Group
Meritage Hospitality Group, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is one of the nation’s leading franchise operators, with 350 restaurants and approximately 11,000 employees in 16 states across the United States. The company is one of the largest operators of Wendy’s restaurants in the world and owns several proprietary restaurant brands, including Morning Belle. The company recently entered into a development agreement to build up to 200 Taco John’s restaurants across the U.S. Midwest starting in 2022.
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