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Glory Days Grill® Wins SmartCEO Future 50 Award for Second Year in a Row

For Release 9 AM EST
February 3, 2015

Gaithersburg, MD — February 3, 2015 — Glory Days Grill, a sports-themed family restaurant chain operating 22 corporate and franchised restaurants located in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Florida, was awarded  SmartCEO’s Future 50 Award for the second year in a row. This award recognizes 50 fast-growth, mid-sized companies in the region who represent the future of the region’s economy and embody an entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The 2015 Future 50 winners collectively generate over $2.1 billion in annual revenue and employ over 11,000 individuals in the Greater Baltimore area.

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.

More About Glory Days Grill:

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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