Quaker Steak & Lube®

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE® RESTAURANT TO OPEN OCTOBER 5

2011-09-01 19:48:57

Quaker Steak & Lube® continues its national expansion with a
new location in Springfield, IL 

SHARON, PA. – September 2011 – The Award-Winning casual-dining concept Quaker Steak & Lube® will bring a new restaurant to Springfield, IL with plans to open Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 3 pm. The upcoming restaurant will create close to 200 jobs for the area and will mark the first Quaker Steak & Lube® location in Illinois, and will now make The Lube® home in 15 states. The new Lube will be located at 1121 W. Lincolnshire Blvd. Springfield, IL. The Lube® is the first restaurant to open at Legacy Pointe, located directly next to Scheels.

Quaker Steak & Lube®, known for its Best Wings USA and over 20 sauce varieties, will feature 7,775 square-feet, accommodating seating for over 354 people including the enclosed patio and bars.

“We are excited to bring Springfield a Quaker Steak & Lube® so our guests can enjoy Award-Winning food, real motorcycles, authentic cars and tons of family fun,” said John Longstreet, CEO & President of Quaker Steak & Lube®.

The Lube® will feature appetizing menu selections and will hold super-charged events all week including All-You-Can-Eat Wings every Tuesday starting at 4 pm., $.50 Breaded Boneless Wings on Thursdays all day, and in the spring look for Classic Car Cruise-Ins and Bike Nites! You can also expect to see muscle cars on lifts (like the 2006 Mustang GT compliments of Bill Furling III), stock cars, motorcycles of all kinds (like the 2011 Husqvarna PXC 250, compliments of Jay Hall of Hall’s Cycles; or the 1966 XLXH 900cc, compliments of Stan Hall of Hall’s Harley Davidson) and other motor sports memorabilia.

The Springfield Lube will also feature a Pickup Wingo Window for convenient to-go food and will be launching online ordering for guests to place an order at www.lubewingstofly.com

About Quaker Steak & Lube®:
Founded in 1974 and built in an abandoned gas station in Sharon, Pa., the original Quaker Steak & Lube® began as a cook-your-own steak restaurant, before expanding to over 40 locations throughout the United States and Canada.  The unique décor, including race cars suspended from the ceilings, motorcycles, Corvettes and gas station memorabilia, combined with the crave-able food and high-octane events has afforded The Lube® a cult-like fan following.  Today, Quaker Steak & Lube® has become one of the fastest-growing restaurant chains in the country, and has won more than 100 national and international awards for its wings and 25 different wing sauces. Most recently it was named the 2010 Festival Favorite at the National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, New York. For more information visit www.quakersteakandlube.com.  

Media Contact: pr@thelube.com




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