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Glory Days Grill® Honored with SmartCEO Circle of Excellence Award

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November 18, 2013

Gaithersburg, MD — November 18, 2014 — Glory Days Grill, a sports-themed family restaurant chain operating 21 restaurants located in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Florida, was honored last Thursday with SmartCEO’s Circle of Excellence Award. This awards program recognizes the region’s most accomplished CEOs for business excellence in 10 distinct categories, including Food/Beverage. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects 30 finalists, from which 10 winners are chosen, and on November 13, Glory Days Grill Co-Founder and COO Bob Garner was honored with this amazing award.

Glory Days Grill has won numerous awards for Best Casual Theme Restaurant, Best American Cuisine, Best Sports Bar, and the Restaurant Neighbor Award. The company has been a 6 time winner of the McCormick Cornerstone of the Industry Award from the Restaurant Association of Maryland, acknowledging companies that operate as the cornerstone of their communities, through positive job creation, community support and charitable contributions.

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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 state-of-the art televisions tuned to a variety of sports, cartoons, news and entertainment offerings.  Every table and booth have individual volume-controlled speaker stations adding to the guests enjoyment.  Many locations have private banquet facilities.  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 18 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 one in Virginia are scheduled to open within the next year. 

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