On Monday, September 21, Tijuana Flats, known for its made-to-order, fresh, Tex-Mex fare and vibrant wall art, will bring the heat to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Located at 227 Harvey Street, the new restaurant will employ 35-40 team members to include management, back of house and front of house employees.

“A Winston-Salem location has been on the radar for a while now. It’s a great market experiencing continuing growth and we can’t wait to be a part of it,” said Brad Kaemmer, Chief Executive Officer for Tijuana Flats.

Additionally, the location will feature energy-efficient equipment and environmentally friendly processes to include:

* Menus on recycled paper
* Energy efficient LED Lighting with an average life of 50K hours
* Environmentally friendly Energy Star rated tankless water heaters
* Water saving toilets that meet the EPA WaterSense criteria
* Ceiling tile made with up to 55% recycled content
* Zero VOC paint, certified Greenguard Gold for low chemical emissions
* Low flow, water conserving faucets that meet the EPA WaterSense criteria
* Floor tile made with post and pre consumer recycled materials
* E Solutions, energy efficient, eco-conscious walk in cooler condensers
* Energy Star rated steamer
* Occupancy sensors and time clocks are used to conserve energy throughout the restaurant
* Water saving Pre-Rinse unit



Mon. Sep. 21: Free Burritos/NASCAR Race Car Appearance – First 50 guests receive a free Tijuana Burrito. Take photos with the NASCAR #3 Bass Pro Shop’s race car 11am-2pm.
Tue. Sep. 22:  Tijuana Tuesdaze – Two tacos, chips & a drink for $5.49 (every Tuesday)
Wed. Sep. 23:  $2 Tacos & $2 Beer – Draft beer only
Thu. Sep. 24:  Throwback Thursdaze – Tijuana burrito, chips & a drink for $5.99 (every Thursday)
Fri. Sep. 25:  Rock Out Party – Live music from 6-9pm, happy hour drink specials all day, giveaways
Sat. Sep. 26:  Local Hero Day – Public servants receive 50% off an entrée (police, firefighters, teachers, EMT, military, doctors & nurses with valid ID)
Sun. Sep. 27:  Kids Eat Free – All day with the purchase of an adult entrée

*Excludes fish tacos and specialty burritos. Extra for steak and carnitas.

Drink specials every Monday and Wednesday include – $2 Dos Equis & Sam Adams drafts, $3 local craft beers, $10 buckets, $2 wine and $3 sangria. Margaritas also available.

The restaurant is 2,400 sq. ft. and has 120 seats comprised between 88 interior dining seats and 32 outdoor seats. Guests can sample any of the 15 different hot sauces from the hot sauce bar. The wall mural, a staple at all Tijuana Flats but personalized to each location gives a nod to the Demon Deacon, mascot of Wake Forest University.

To view the Tijuana Flats menu and list of locations, visit www.tijuanaflats.com.

About Tijuana Flats
Established in 1995 in Winter Park, Fla., Tijuana Flats is a unique, fast-casual Tex-Mex dining experience featuring superior guest service and fresh, made-to-order food. Tijuana Flats has over 100 locations in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.

Tijuana Flats uses zero trans-fatty acids (TFA) cooking oils, 100 percent hormone free, white meat chicken, fresh produce and all of its menu items have been lard free. Flour or whole-wheat tortilla options are available for select items. This restaurant features a “Power Lite” selection, offering low-fat cheese and fat-free sour cream in any menu item. For more information about Tijuana Flats, including menu and locations, visit www.tijuanaflats.com.