(DALLAS, Texas and SACRAMENTO, California) July 22, 2014 – Encore Restaurants, LLC, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Encore Enterprises, Inc., has announced the purchase of eight existing Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants across central California including Elk Grove, Fresno, Lodi, Natomas, Roseville, Stockton, Tracy, and West Sacramento. The award-winning, fast casual restaurants specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs, and french fries. Plans are also underway to develop future Five Guys restaurants in the area.

“We have located the first ten sites and will begin building the restaurants first quarter of 2015, in Fresno, California,” said William Ray Bruce, President of Encore Restaurants. “Our guests have been asking for more locations in this trade area.”

The existing restaurants are located from Fresno to South Lake Tahoe and as far west as Napa County. Encore Restaurants plans on developing 45 more locations in the state of California over the next four years, starting with the Fresno area.

“We plan on helping these communities with management personnel and many crew member positions,” said Bharat Sangani, Chairman of Encore Enterprises. “By the end of our four year development stretch we hope to bring upwards of 1,250 jobs to the region.”

About Encore Enterprises, Inc.
Encore Enterprises, Inc. is a privately owned national real estate company founded in 1999 with corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Encore develops, acquires, and manages hotels, multi-family communities, retail shopping centers, commercial offices, and public-private mixed use developments. For more information about Encore Enterprises, Inc., visit www.encore.bz, or call (214) 259-7000.

About Encore Restaurants, LLC
Encore Restaurants, LLC. develops, owns and manages specific territories of various Full Dining, Fast Casual, and Quick Serve concepts across the United States. For more information about Encore Restaurants, LLC., visit www.encore.bz, or call (214) 259-7000. For information regarding future development locations, contact Stacey Barber at 228-547-0293.