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All-american Brand Johnny Rockets Brings The Heat In Florida With Opening Of 20th Restaurant In The State

Popular Restaurant Franchise Opens in DeLand, Fla. at Sunshine Bowling Center Aliso Viejo, Calif. – March 26, 2015 – Johnny Rockets, an international restaurant franchise that offers food and fun reminiscent of modern Americana, announces today the opening of its newest restaurant, located at the Sunshine Bowling Center in DeLand, Fla. This is the second Johnny Rockets in DeLand to open in the past year, with the first taking place at Stetson University in October.  Joining more than 330 locations worldwide, Johnny Rockets entry further into DeLand marks the brand’s 20th restaurant in Florida, making it the second largest state to operate Johnny Rockets in the U.S.“Johnny Rockets’ flexible footprints allows the brand the flexibility to be successful in unique venues, including entertainment centers like Sunshine Bowling Center in DeLand.  Our brand thrives in destinations that provide a fun, casual atmosphere and we look forward to serving guests with a dining experience that parallels the fun DeLand residents have received in the center over the last 30 years,” says James Walker, president, operations and franchise development, Johnny Rockets.As part of Sunshine Bowling Center’s 30th anniversary, the new Johnny Rockets is part of a full-scale renovation to continue serving the West Volusia community for 30 more years to come.  The Johnny Rockets menu features all-American favorites, including burgers made with 100 percent domestic farm-raised beef, crispy American fries, hand-spun shakes and classic sandwiches. In addition to the classic fare, the 2,500 sq. foot restaurant provides an engaging experience that includes dancing servers, music and ketchup smiley faces.Johnny Rockets at the Sunshine Bowling Center is located at 595 E International Speedway Blvd., DeLand, FL 32724. For more information about Johnny Rockets and its franchising opportunities, including unique venues like entertainment centers, airports, casinos and more, please visit www.johnnyrockets.com.###About Johnny RocketsPurchased by Sun Capital Partners in June 2013, Johnny Rockets is an international global restaurant franchise that offers food and fun reminiscent of modern Americana. Every Johnny Rockets restaurant serves simple, great-tasting food from a menu of all-American favorites, including made-to-order burgers, crispy American Fries and rich, delicious hand-spun shakes and malts. This dynamic lifestyle brand offers friendly service, upbeat music and dancing servers, contributing to the chain’s signature atmosphere of relaxed, casual fun. Johnny Rockets operates more than 300 franchise and corporate locations in 26 countries around the world.  For more information, visit www.johnnyrockets.com. Media ContactSarah Bell Trevelino/Kellersbell@trevelinokeller.com404-214-0722 x 116