Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, home to the original Sweet Pork Barbacoa, has announced the opening of 15 new locations in 2022. New locations will begin opening from late March and continue throughout the year in five States including Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah. Utah is where the first Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opened in 1997. Since then, the fast-casual eatery has grown to 144 locations in 11 states, with fan requests coming in all the time for restaurants open across the country.
“We love bringing our fresh, homemade Mexican dishes to more and more fans,” says Steve Vaughan, CEO of Cafe Rio Mexican Grill. “For 2022, we are focused on growing within our existing footprint, making it easier for our fans to enjoy their Cafe Rio favorites. In the years to come, we look forward to expanding into new markets and satisfying the desires of our fans who have moved to other parts of the country, as well as gaining new fans who may never have had the opportunity to experience our amazing food.
The first new 2022 Cafe Rio Mexican Grill will open in Meridian, Idaho on Friday, March 25. Over the weekend of March 25-26, Cafe Rio will celebrate the store opening with exciting games, including Plinko and a Corn Hole, for customers to participate in. to win a variety of prizes, and up to 100 winners will receive a free meal! Plus, Cafe Rio will be offering its fries and fresh salsa appetizer for just $1.99.
“Opening a Café Rio is a special event, both for the employees and for the fans,” continues Vaughan. “Our team is passionate about our cuisine and we hope our customers can feel the hard work and love we put into every restaurant opening.”
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill is known for its award-winning chef-inspired Mexican recipes and how customers can customize their meals in a made-to-order format. Cafe Rio’s popularity is reflected in its My Rio Rewards loyalty program, which has over 600,000 active users.
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