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Glory Days Grill® Ranks in Top Ten Locally-Owned Restaurants

For Release 11 AM EST
July 18, 2013

Gaithersburg, MD — July 18, 2013 — Glory Days Grill, a regional restaurant chain with 13 of its 21  locations in Northern Virginia (NoVA), was selected by the Washington Business Journal (WBJ) as one of the top ten locally-owned restaurant chains in the DC Metro area.  Within the top ten, Glory Days Grill ranks third when ranking full-service restaurant concepts.  With 12 locations in the immediate local metro area, the growing restaurant company ranked ninth overall on WBJ’s ‘The List’ based on the number of local operating locations.  The List includes all full service, fast service, and fast casual restaurants in the local metropolitan area. 

In addition to opening three new company-owned restaurants during 2014, Glory Days Grill, now in its seventeenth year of operations, also plans to extend its franchisee network which currently numbers two locations In Richmond, Virginia.  Key target markets for franchise expansion include Pennsylvania; Central & Southwest Virginia; Tidewater, Virginia; and the Carolinas.  Dan Zajac, Franchise Manager, is spearheading this initiative (

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 more than 25 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 the 2 franchised restaurants in Richmond, VA and one FANFARE Eatery located in Fairfax Corner, VA.  For more information, visit



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