UFood Grill, a fast-casual restaurant franchaise of 18+ locations in the USA, with an emphasis on the use of fresh ingredients, healthy eating and menu items that are never fried, has opened its first Maryland-area location at Metro Centre at Owings Mills. ALL menu items are made from a scratch kitchen at 700 calories or less. What else is novel, is you can order your protein by the ounce! The local franchise, which is owned by Dr. Stephen Goldberg, joins the restaurant roster at Metro Centre which includes Eggspectation, Times Square Kitchen, Subway and Fractured Prune.
You can order at the counter, at kiosks upon entering or on-line, and have your choice of breakfast, lunch and dinner menu items. Breakfast options include steel cut oatmeal, burritos and paninis. UBowls features Brussel sprouts and bacon, roast curry cauliflower, spicy Thai peanut or chickpea and almond. Wraps and sandwiches, called “handhelds,” include turkey and Swiss, tuna and Thai Chicken, Buffalo chicken, chicken pesto and artichoke melt paninis. UFood Grill also offers a full menu of salads, side dishes and smoothies. Full menu is here.
"Commuters and residents near Metro Centre are getting a delicious and nutritious restaurant choice with the opening of UFood Grill," Stephen Goldberg said in the release "UFood Grill offers franchisees an attractive investment — and a chance to serve something healthy in my community at the same time.” (Photo: Franchise owner Dr. Stephen Goldberg (right) with General Manager Michael Hackerman.)
UFood is known for their crispy “Unfries,” french fries baked using state-of-the-art equipment that doesn't fry the fries. All of U food’s dressings, sauces, cole slaw and pickles are made in house. Vegan options and gluten-free menu choices include oatmeal, Greek yogurt parfait, Ubowls, specialty salads and fire-grilled entrées. (Photo Boston Food Blog)
Ken Bernstein of David S. Brown Enterprises states, “This concept is perfectly suited for Metro Centre given the more than 50,000 visitors (estimated) via the transit-oriented development receives each month."
Metro Centre at Owings Mills can support more than 1.2 million square feet of Class “A” office space; 200,000 square feet of complementary retail space; 1700 residential units; educational facilities totaling 120,000 square feet and a hotel offering 250 rooms. Metro Centre at Owings Mills is being developed by Owings Mills Transit, LLC and managed by David S. Brown Enterprises, Ltd.
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