National franchise opens first eastern Canada restaurant in Welland, Ont.
RAMMP Hospitality Brands Inc. (RAMMP) the parent company behind Canadian restaurant franchise MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual (MR MIKES), is proud to announce the opening of the franchise’s first location in Ontario. The restaurant will open its doors in Welland on November 21, 2017 and marks the restaurant’s first Eastern Canada location in its nearly 60-year history.
Recognizing Ontario’s strong economy and favourable business conditions, RAMMP saw an opportunity to grow the national franchise in Eastern Canada. The expansion into Ontario is a reflection of RAMMP’s ongoing commitment to bring MR MIKES’ casual dining environment and comfort food favourites to Canadians from coast to coast. MR MIKES Welland marks 37 locations for the national franchise, which currently boasts 36 locations across B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
“MR MIKES Welland signifies an incredible milestone for both the company and RAMMP Hospitality,” said Rick Villalpando, Senior Vice President Business Development for RAMMP Hospitality Brands. “As a leader in the restaurant franchise industry, RAMMP understands the importance of finding the right team and the right place before embarking on a new venture. Welland’s vibrancy and continued growth is exactly what we look for when determining where to expand next, and we look forward to bringing Ontario residents great food and exceptional service in a laidback environment. We are confident that this will be the first of many MR MIKES locations to open in Eastern Canada.”
MR MIKES SteakhouseCasual is a proud Canadian company. Established in 1960, the MR MIKES brand is well known and loved for its irreverent and comfortable non-pretentious steakhouse experience that resonates with Canadians for great food, affordable indulgences and unique style. RAMMP currently operates 37 MR MIKES across Canada and plans to continue the brand’s expansion across the country with the opening of an anticipated 60 locations over the next 10 years.