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Glory Days Grill® Awarded McCormick Cornerstone Award for Sixth Year

For Release 11 AM EST
April 16, 2014

Gaithersburg, MD — April 16, 2014 — Glory Days Grill, a regional restaurant chain with 5 of its 22  locations in Maryland, was selected for the sixth time by The Restaurant Association of Maryland as the winner of their coveted ‘McCormick Cornerstone of the Industry Award.’ This award recognizes companies that best illustrate how restaurants are the cornerstone of the economy and their community.  These businesses support local communities by creating jobs and financially supporting non-profit groups, schools, scouts and youth sports teams.

Through a number of community programs, special events, sponsorships and fundraising efforts, Glory Days Grill channels approximately $300,000 per year into the communities in which they operate, supporting local sports teams, schools, businesses, and a variety of other organizations. The restaurant company employs nearly 1,500 employees across its 19 corporate locations and within its corporate office. Glory Days Grill will open its 6th Maryland restaurant location later this year in Ellicott City at Forest Green.

Founded in Fairfax, VA in 1996, Glory Days Grill is a sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food, outstanding service and real-time entertainment.  Every restaurant brings together an award-winning menu with an abundance of televisions tuned to sports, cartoons, news and entertainment with individual speaker stations at each table.  Glory Days Grill has been named Best Sports Bar, Best Casual Theme and Best American Restaurant, along with receiving accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili and Best Burger. The restaurant company currently owns and operates 18 corporate locations in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia plus 2 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA, one franchised restaurant in New Tampa, FL, and one FANFARE Eatery located in Fairfax Corner, VA. The company will be opening 3 Glory Days Grill restaurants and a second FANFARE Eatery in 2014 as well as expanding its franchising efforts. For more information, visit



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