HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 16, 2013 -- BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq:BJRI) today announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday, July 15, 2013. The new BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is the latest addition to the Parkway Shops located across from the River City Marketplace. The new restaurant is approximately 8,500 square feet, contains seating for approximately 280 guests and features BJ's extensive menu including BJ's signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie dessert. BJ's highly detailed, contemporary décor and unique video statement, including BJ's 103" plasma display as well as several high-definition flat panel televisions, creates a high energy, fun and family-friendly dining environment for everyone to enjoy. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
"We are very excited to open our newest BJ's restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida," commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. "The new restaurant joins our other successful Jacksonville location near the stores at St. Johns Town Center. We now have 12 restaurants in the state of Florida and we anticipate opening more restaurants in Florida over the next several years." The Company remains on track to achieve its stated target to open 17 new restaurants this year, of which six have opened to date. Investors are reminded that the actual number and timing of new restaurant openings is subject to a number of factors outside of the Company's control including, but not limited to, weather conditions and factors under the control of landlords, contractors and regulatory/licensing authorities.
Or is it that they are going to release earnings at the end of the month... The world may never know :)