Genghis Grill Invades California with First Location

Popular Asian stir-fry concept to celebrate grand opening in San Diego April 18

Genghis Grill Invades California with First LocationGenghis Grill, America’s premier build-your-own stir-fry restaurant concept, has finally reached the Golden State.

The popular fast casual chain opened its first California location at the Mira Mesa Shopping Center in San Diego on Feb. 24. The restaurant is located at 8280 Mira Mesa Blvd. Franchisees Pinal Sitaram, Neil Bhakta, Paco Patel and Ash Patel have planned a special grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 18.

Renowned for its Fresh Market Bar featuring an array of more than 80 delicious, fresh ingredients, Genghis Grill invites fans to build their own perfect stir-fry meal. In addition, the Mira Mesa location features the concept’s new Fresh Casual menu including hand-tossed salads, fried rice, street-style noodle bowls, Asian tacos and several innovative Grill Master Creations.

The guest experience at this Genghis Grill is also enhanced with digital menu boards and a tableside electronic ordering system. The small touchscreen devices allow fans to select exactly how they want their entrée, engage with the brand on social media, review nutritional facts, and even pay, all from the comfort of their seat.

Genghis Grill Invades California with First Location“We are thrilled to bring Genghis Grill to the people of San Diego,” said Pinal Sitaram, co-owner of the local franchise. “The concept has grown in popularity as it has expanded across the nation because the food is exceptional and it’s perfect for busy folks looking for delicious, healthy meals prepared exactly the way they like them.”

The first Genghis Grill opened in 1998 in Dallas. Today, it is the segment leader with nearly 110 locations across the U.S. Genghis Grill ranked #2 on the Fast Casual “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list and #6 on the “Future 50” list by Restaurant Business magazine.

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Genghis Grill, the premier build-your-own stir-fry chain in the United States, is well known for its fresh, hot and healthy food, and for its style of fun service. Fans head over to the Fresh Market Bar where they are greeted with an array of more than 80 delicious, fresh ingredients from which they can build their own bowl. They then hand their bowl to our grill masters who cook their creation to perfection on a large, sizzling, circular grill. Currently, there are 107 locations in 23 states nationwide. For more information about Genghis Grill, visit