November 19, 2013 // Franchising.com // WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Hurricane Grill & Wings, a family friendly island-inspired restaurant continues its aggressive national expansion into the Midwest with A new Waterloo, Iowa location in the Crossroads Shopping Center. As part of the Waterloo and Cedar Falls metropolitan area, Waterloo runs along the scenic and iconic Cedar River. Creating a relaxed beach atmosphere in the heart of the Midwest, the brand new Hurricane Grill & Wings is set to become a destination for Waterloo and Cedar Falls residents to spend quality time with family and friends. This 5,000 square foot location features dining room seating for 187, a surf shack for private parties up to 32, a bar as well as a festive outdoor patio area that seats 70. Guests will be surrounded by tropical art, surfboards and beach themed artifacts. With multiple big screen televisions perfect for catching any game, Waterloo sports fans will be able to watch their favorite team while enjoying the upbeat vibe at Hurricane Grill & Wings. “With more than 55 locations nationwide, Hurricane Grill & Wings has seen another successful year of growth, as we continue to enter new markets and introduce our 35 plus award-winning sauces and rubs to even more fans,” said Martin O’Dowd, President of Hurricane Grill & Wings. “We are confident that the Midwest will continue to love our relaxing, island inspired atmosphere and delicious food! Guests of the restaurant can enjoy a wide variety of mouthwatering menu options, beginning with savory appetizers such as Conch Fritters and Wood-Smoked Fish Dip. Additionally, the menu offers more than 35 flavors of juicy jumbo wings, never frozen and prepared fresh for every order. Other selections include the Mahi Fish Tacos, 100 percent half-pound Angus Steak Burgers and a wide assortment of delicious entrees. Adventurous diners are encouraged to add any of Hurricane Grill & Wings over 35 sauces and rubs to bring additional flavor to their appetizer or entrée. Hurricane Grill & Wings Waterloo also offers cocktails, wine and locally crafted brews from Millstream and Backpocket Breweries. Hurricane Grill & Wings Waterloo franchise owner, Darin Beck has been in the restaurant industry for more than 30 years as CEO and founder of Barmuda MMC, one of Iowa’s leading restaurant groups. “Barmuda MMC is proud to bring the Waterloo community a new family-friendly dining experience,” said Beck. “We were impressed with Hurricane Grill & Wings’ unique concept and quality food and know that Waterloo residents will be too.” The new Hurricane Grill & Wings will be located at 2027 Crossroads Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50702. Happy Hour is offered from 3:00 P.M through 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday with $3.00 domestic pints, $4.00 specialty pints as well as 75 cent wings all day every Wednesday. For more information on Hurricane Grill & Wings please visit www.HurricaneWings.com. About Hurricane Grill & Wings Hurricane Grill & Wings® whose trademark is “Live with Flavor®” is known for its uniquely savory, never frozen, fresh jumbo chicken wings, offered with a choice of more than 30 signature sauces and rubs. Named by USA Today as one of “10 Great Places to Wing It,” selected as one of the “Future 50” by Restaurant Business and recently listed on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 list, Hurricane Grill & Wings’ menu items are cooked fresh to order with high quality ingredients and zero trans fats. Other menu options range from the world famous garlic & parmesan fries, salads to fresh, never frozen Certified Angus Steak Burgers and Grilled Mahi-Mahi along with a full bar and line-up of craft beers and wine. The original Hurricane Grill & Wings opened in Fort Pierce, Fla., in 1995. There are over 55 locations in eleven states, including Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina and Texas, with additional restaurants planned nationwide.