Quaker Steak & Lube®

“BEST WINGS USA” QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® OPENS BUFFALO RESTAURANT

2008-10-22 19:39:29

LANCASTER, NY – SCOTT ENTERPRISES IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF A NEW QUAKER STEAK & LUBE®, AMERICA’S #1 MOTORSPORTS THEMED RESTAURANT, AT 6727 TRANSIT ROAD IN LANCASTER, NY. THE BUFFALO LOCATION IS THE SECOND QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® FRANCHISE OPENED BY SCOTT ENTERPRISES BUT THE FIRST OUTSIDE OF PENNSYLVANIA.

THE BUFFALO QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® WILL SEAT OVER 250 GUESTS, FEATURE TWO BARS AND MORE THAN (30) 5O INCH HD PLASMA TVS. QUAKER STEAK & LUBE®, VOTED “BEST WINGS USA,” IS HOME TO 19 SIGNATURE CHICKEN WINGSAUCES IN ADDITION TO A VARIETY OF AWARD-WINNING FOOD INCLUDING BURGERS, SANDWICHES, FRESH SALADS, STEAKS, RIBS AND A KIDS MENU.

HISTORY

THE ORIGINAL QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® WAS FOUNDED IN 1974 AND BUILT IN AN ABANDONED GAS STATION IN SHARON, PA AS A COOK-YOUR-OWN STEAK RESTAURANT. AFTER A VISIT TO THE ANCHOR BAR IN BUFFALO, NY, CHICKEN WINGS WERE INCLUDED IN THE MENU. AS THE COMPANY BEGAN TO BECOME PROFITABLE, A FULL-SIZE KITCHEN WAS ADDED. TODAY, THE LUBE® HAS WON OVER 100 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AWARDS FOR THEIR WINGS. THE COMPANY BEGAN FRANCHISING IN 1997 AND HAS PLANS TO OPEN EIGHT MORE RESTAURANTS IN 2008. THE BUFFALO QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® WILL BE THE 30TH FRANCHISE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

MARKETING

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® CLAIMS A WIDE AND HIGHLY LOYAL BASE OF CUSTOMERS, A DEMOGRAPHIC THAT CHAIN EXECUTIVES CALL “2 TO 82.” ON ANY GIVEN DAY, THE RESTAURANT WILL BE VISITED BY ALL DEMOGRAPHICS, INCLUDING SINGLES, COUPLES, FAMILIES, SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS, SENIORS AND THE YOUNG WITHOUT SKEWING HEAVILY TO ANY ONE GROUP. THE APPEAL, OUTSIDE OF THE RACE CARS, VINTAGE CARS AND MOTORCYCLES, IS THE FOOD. “IT’S THE VERY CENTER OF THE TABLE STUFF,” GARY MESZAROS, CO-FOUNDER STATES. “WE SERVE BUCKETS OF AWARD-WINNING WINGS, BUCKETS OF SIGNATURE APPETIZERS, A RACK OF RIBS MEANT TO BE SHARED, HEALTHY HAMBURGERS, NICE SALADS, DISTINCTIVE DRINKS AND KID’S MEALS.”

THE LUBE® ATTRACTS CUSTOMERS NEAR AND FAR THROUGH PROMOTIONS AND SPECIAL EVENTS. FAMOUS FOR BIKE NITES, ITS TYPICAL FOR 1,000 TO 2,000 BIKERS TO ENJOY GREAT MUSIC, ACTIVITIES, PRIZES AND ALL THE EXCITEMENT EACH WEEK. THE CLEVELAND, OHIO LOCATION HOLDS THE RECORD WITH 7,200 BIKERS IN ONE NIGHT. ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT WING NIGHT IS POPULAR WITH HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS. IT’S THE RESTAURANT’S HOPE THAT THESE STUDENTS WILL CONTINUE TO VISIT THE LUBE® AFTER GRADUATION, ONCE MARRIED AND THEN WITH THEIR KIDS. THE LUBE® IS PROUD TO HAVE GENERATIONS OF CUSTOMERS FROM LOYAL FAMILIES.

AWARDS

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE®, VOTED “BEST WINGS USA,” WAS RECENTLY NAMED BEST FAMILY FRIENDLY DINING IN CLEVELAND MARKET AND BROUGHT HOME 1ST AND 2ND PLACES FOR CHICKEN WING SAUCES FROM THE NATIONAL BUFFALO WING FESTIVAL IN BUFFALO, NY. THE LUBE ALSO WON THREE GOLDEN CHILE AWARDS (1ST PLACE) FOR ITS SAUCES AT THE FIERY FOOD CHALLENGE AND RECENTLY WON FOR BEST CREATIVE TOPPINGS AT THE NATIONAL HAMBURGER FESTIVAL FOR ITS LEGENDARY LUBEBURGER.

NICK SCOTT JR., VICE PRESIDENT OF SCOTT ENTERPRISES STATED “THE LUBE® CONCEPT IS A UNIQUE BLEND OF GREAT SERVICE, AWARD-WINNING FOOD INCLUDING THE BEST WINGS USA, SUPERCHARGED EVENTS AND THE MOST UNIQUE MOTORSPORTS-THEMED DÉCOR IN THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY.”

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