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Glory Days Grill® Awarded McCormick Cornerstone Award for Seventh Year

For Release 9 AM EST
February 24, 2015

Gaithersburg, MD — February 24, 2015 — Glory Days Grill, a regional restaurant chain of company owned and franchised restaurants with 5 of its 22  locations in Maryland and 2 additional restaurants slated to open in Maryland during 2015, was selected for the seventh 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 $350,000 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.

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Glory Days Grill is a full-service, sports-themed family restaurant featuring great food at very affordable prices, outstanding service and real-time entertainment.  Every restaurant brings together award-winning menus accompanied by numerous large screen televisions tuned to a variety of sports, cartoons, news and entertainment offerings.  Tables and booths have individual volume-controlled speaker stations adding to the guest’s enjoyment.  Many locations have private banquet facilities and all feature catering services.  Founded in Fairfax, VA in 1996, Glory Days Grill has been named Best Casual Theme Restaurant, Best American Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and has also received accolades for Best Ribs, Best Chili, Best Burger and Best Bartender.  Glory Days Grill founders, Richard Danker, Bob Garner, and Jeff Newman currently own and operate 19 Glory Days Grill restaurants in the tri-state area comprising Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia as well as 2 FANFARE Eateries in Virginia.  Glory Days Grill also supports 3 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and New Tampa, FL. Two new restaurants located in Maryland and three new franchised restaurants in Florida are scheduled to open this year.

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