TEMPE, Ariz., April 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Californians will soon enjoy the rousing tradition of Scottish, Irish and English pubs in their own backyard as the one-of-a-kind eatery with the sexy kilted servers unveils ambitious expansion plans.
Tilted Kilt Franchise Operating, LLC (TKFO, LLC) has partnered with NoCal Tilt Holdings, LLC to establish the Celtic style “Best Looking Sports Pubs you’ve ever seen” in Northern California. NoCal Tilt Holdings, LLC signed a 10 store deal to develop Kilt sites in Fresno, Sacramento and the Silicone Valley/East Bay areas over the next five years. NoCal Tilt Holdings, LLC is currently scouting sites for its first location scheduled to open by early 2014.
“We are very excited to grow our current franchise partners and continue to expand the popular Tilted Kilt brand,” said Mark Hanby, Vice President of Franchise Development, TKFO, LLC. “We’re extremely confident that an experienced and business savvy partner like NoCal Tilt Holdings, LLC will succeed in expanding our footprint in a tremendously appealing market like Northern California.”
NoCal Tilt Holdings, LLC is a hospitality group that combines a team of skilled executives, entrepreneurs and restaurateurs, including CEO David Kaufman and Area Developer Justin Lemos. Lemos will be responsible for overseeing Pub operations and management, having spent the last five years working for TKFO, LLC as a Director of Field Operations, opening more than 50 Pubs while developing its operations, management and training programs.
“Northern California has been longing for a Celtic-style pub like the Tilted Kilt,” said CEO David Kaufman. “Its expansion plans will be in very capable hands under Justin who knows the brand from top to bottom and appreciates what Northern Californians look for in a new sports bar eatery experience.”
With more than 80 locations open across the US and Canada, the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery features an appetizing menu serving up savory choices like its “Big Arse BurgersTM,” “Danny Boy’s Shepherd’s Pie” and its “Maggie Mae Fish & Chips.” There’s also plenty of beer and perhaps its signature asset – the beautiful and alluring servers in sexy plaid kilts and matching bras.
About Tilted Kilt
Currently with 80 open units in the US and Canada and 20 in development, the Tilted Kilt is known as “The Best Looking Sports Pub You’ve Ever Seen.” It is uniquely different than other sports bars because of its theme that combines Celtic décor, humorous and slightly bawdy limericks and sexy cast members with great food, drinks and a fun entertaining atmosphere. The original restaurant concept was developed in the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas in 2003. For more information, go to tiltedkilt.com .