October 8, 2013—Germantown, MD--Cafe Rio Mexican Grill
  will open their ninth east coast location on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:30 AM, in Germantown, MD to meet customer demand for made-from scratch, award-winning Mexican meals. Germantown will mark the company’s 65th Mexican grill location nationally.

            WHAT:          Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

                                    Germantown Grand Opening


            WHEN:          Wednesday, October 23, 2013

                                    10:30 AM

                                    20680 Seneca Meadows Parkway

                                    Germantown, MD 20680


All media members receive a free meal all day on October 23nd with proper media credentials at the new Germantown location.

As with all Grand Openings, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill will make a local charitable donation. A representative from Montgomery County Public Schools will accept the $2,500 donation and make a statement at 10:30AM. In 2013 alone, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill has donated over $30,000 to public schools, Hope for the Warriors and various charities nationwide.


“We're thrilled our east coast locations are being so well received,” said Ben Craner, Chief Marketing Officer. “Opening our ninth location in just over two years clearly demonstrates that there is a demand for made from scratch Mexican restaurant cuisine. We're excited to open in the great community of Germantown, and look forward to serving the residents with our fresh ingredients, and friendly employees.”

With a “no microwaves and no freezers” policy at every location, Cafe Rio sets the standard for fresh Mexican cuisine. Cafe Rio teams' hard work and dedication has 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, with Germantown, in 11 states.



Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Media Representative

Jennifer Burns


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