Denver, CO (RestaurantNews.com) Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept offering healthy and fresh Mediterranean cuisine, was voted 2012 “Best Healthy Lunch” in the Cheap Eats section of CityVoter’s Denver A-List. This is the third consecutive year Garbanzo has earned this title.
Over the course of eight weeks, Denver A-List voters selected their favorite local businesses, places and personalities. With 57,000+ voters, Denver A-List nominees received 158,000+ votes.
“Thanks to our loyal fans, Garbanzo has been named ‘Best Healthy Lunch’ three years running in the Denver A-List,” says Alon Mor, Garbanzo founder, president and CEO. “Our original Mediterranean recipes date back a thousand years and are made from scratch in our restaurants every day. Our guests have come to know us for our fresh, healthy and authentic menu that features recipes with whole fruits, vegetables and legumes. We are very grateful for their enthusiasm for Garbanzo and will continue to offer them the best healthy lunch in Denver.”
Garbanzo offers guests a variety of authentic Mediterranean items with an emphasis on flavor, freshness and quality, as well as a healthy trans-fat free menu. Guests have the ability to customize every meal with items such as pita, laffa, falafel, shwarma, hummus, seasoned rice, sauces and dressings. All Garbanzo salads and sauces are prepared on-site daily, and the pita are made from scratch throughout the day in every restaurant. Additionally, several ingredients are bought locally and some are imported directly from the Mediterranean region. For more information about Garbanzo, visit www.EatGarbanzo.com.
About Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill is owned and operated in Colorado. The company’s founder, Alon Mor, grew up in the Mediterranean region and is a 20-year veteran of owning and running restaurants. St. Louis Bread Company/Panera Bread founder Ken Rosenthal is also co-founder of the company. Garbanzo uses only the freshest, quality ingredients for its made-from-scratch recipes, and provides several vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
Garbanzo currently has 14 Colorado-based restaurants and new company-owned locations opening soon in Denver Metro and D.C./Baltimore. Franchise markets are also opening in 2012 and 2013 across the country, including the recently announced San Antonio, Austin, Oklahoma City and Southern California markets. To learn more about Garbanzo, visit www.EatGarbanzo.com.
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