Arooga’s Finalizes Deal to Bring its World Class Sports Bar Concept to Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Arooga's Finalizes Deal to Bring its World Class Sports Bar Concept to Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports makes its 10th Central Pennsylvania Location its Largest Corporate Restaurant; Arooga’s To Bring 100 Jobs to the Region When it Opens in May 2015

Arooga's Finalizes Deal to Bring its World Class Sports Bar Concept to Lancaster, PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PA  (  Arooga’s is coming to Lancaster, in a very big way.

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar, Central Pennsylvania’s award-winning full service casual dining restaurant, has finalized a deal to open its 10th corporate location, and first in Lancaster, in May of 2015. The company announced that its soon-to-be-opened location at 125 South Centerville Road (Lancaster, 17603), formerly known as Symposium Mediterranean Restaurant, will be a 9,300 square foot restaurant, Arooga’s largest corporate location. Arooga’s will add 100 jobs to the region as a result.

Arooga’s, perhaps best known for its selection as America’s Next Top Restaurant Franchise in addition to dominating local readers’ choice awards in various categories, is bringing all of its brand staples to the Lancaster location, including more than 100 TVs showing almost every sports package imaginable and over 40 beers on draft. The Lancaster locationwill also feature open air dining and a large outdoor deck.

“Arooga’s always thinks big and our Lancaster location will be nothing short of huge” said Arooga’s president and co-founder Gary Huether, Jr., who was recently selected to the Power List Reader Picks via Nation’s Restaurant News. “ We have very big plans in store for our newest location, and are eager to show Lancaster all of the things that make our brand truly awesome.”

Arooga’s will be Lancaster’s first Certified Green restaurant, taking important steps to help the environment fromuse of energy management systems to reduce their carbon footprint to recycling, converting fryer oil into biodiesel,using environmentally friendly soaps & chemicals, and completely eliminating all Styrofoam.

And of course, Arooga’s will feature its famous food, including their world famous fresh not frozen wings tossed in their National Buffalo Award Winning sauces, antibiotic, steroid, and hormone free Kobe Wagyu Beef Burgers, and new signature 65% Steak Burger, 35% Bacon, Bacon Grind Burger.

Arooga’s is the fastest growing business in Central Pennsylvania with Lancaster on board as its tenth corporate location, and 31 franchise locations under commitment, including a multi-unit franchise agreement with WingDoctor LLC., a company owned by Dr. Frantz Muse and Didier Chérubin to build a minimum of three locations by 2018, beginning in Chicago as early as summer of 2015 and in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area by 2017.

Arooga's Finalizes Deal to Bring its World Class Sports Bar Concept to Lancaster, Pennsylvania

About Arooga’s

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar is an innovative full-service casual restaurant and bar with a sports and entertainment focus that combines exceptional food and beverages, with unique concepts, and proprietary operational strategies. Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar was founded in July 2008, and currently operates nine corporate locations in Central Pennsylvania. Now, its founders are taking the “unique sports and entertainment restaurant & bar” concept national and are offering franchising opportunities to qualified multi-unit candidates. For more information, contact Keith Swade, Franchise Development, at 215-450-9388 or Also, visit the company’s web site at

Derek Farley
DFPR for Arooga’s