October 4, 2013—Heber
City, UT-- Cafe Rio Mexican Grill will open their 24th location on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 10:30 AM in Heber, Utah. The restaurant continues to expand in their home state after listening to loyal customers who want more of the made-from scratch, award-winning Mexican food. The Heber opening will mark the company’s 65th Mexican grill location nationally.


             WHAT:          Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

                                    Heber City Grand Opening


            WHEN:          Wednesday, October 16, 2013

                                    10:30 AM

                                    75 West 1000 South


All media members receive a free meal all day on October 16th with proper media credentials at the new Heber location.


As with all Grand Openings, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill will make a local charitable contribution. A representative from Wasatch Community Foundation will accept the $2500 donation and make a statement at 10:30 AM. In 2013 alone, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill has donated over $30,000 to public schools, Hope for the Warriors and various charities nationwide.


“We could not be more humbled by the loyalty and support our Utah customers have demonstrated over the years,” said Ben Craner, Chief Marketing Officer.

With a “no microwaves and no freezers” policy at every location, Cafe Rio sets the standard for fresh Mexican cuisine. The Cafe Rio teams hard work and dedication have resulted in over 60 national awards for their made-from-scratch meals. Cafe Rio was named the “Number One Mexican Restaurant in the Nation” by Sandelman and Associates for the third year in a row.

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc.: 

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been serving its loyal customers fresh Mexican food since 1997. Their menu is inspired by the traditional Mexican cooking found in the Rio Grande region of Northern Mexico, Southern Texas, and New Mexico. Cafe Rio specializes in serving its customers the highest-quality, made from scratch Mexican meals, using only the freshest ingredients. Cafe Rio currently owns and operates 65 locations,  in 11 states.



Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Media Representative

Jennifer Burns


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