SOURCE: Noodles & Company

November 25, 2008 13:15 ET

Noodles & Company Expands in Its Home State With a Grand Opening in Broomfield

Globally Inspired Noodle Restaurant Hosts Fundraiser for the Healthy Broomfield Community Coalition

BROOMFIELD, CO--(Marketwire - November 25, 2008) - Noodles & Company, the quick-casual, globally inspired noodle restaurant that serves a balanced menu of freshly sautéed Asian, Mediterranean and American cuisine, will open its second Broomfield restaurant and 35th location in Colorado on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. The restaurant is located at 4530 West 121st Avenue.

As part of its grand opening celebration, Noodles & Company will host a pre-opening fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 5 to benefit the Healthy Broomfield Community Coalition. The Healthy Broomfield Community Coalition works to coordinate and develop Health and Wellness initiatives in Broomfield and surrounding communities. From 4 to 9 p.m., 100 percent of sales will be used to support the health and wellness initiatives throughout the city and county of Broomfield.

"We're excited about our continued growth in our home state and are pleased to be able to support our Broomfield guests through The Healthy Broomfield Community Coalition," said Kevin Reddy, president and CEO of Noodles & Company. "We invite the local community to come out and try one of our tasty noodle dishes that feature fresh, wholesome ingredients that are nutritionally balanced, full of flavor and sautéed to order."

The new Broomfield restaurant plans to continue to support the community through a post-opening fundraiser for the Broomfield Community Fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to support the foundation's efforts to award grants to local non-profit groups.

Noodles & Company is a tip-free zone and is open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Convenient carry-out, phone-in or fax-in orders also are available. Guests may reach the new Noodles & Company by calling 303-460-7044 or faxing 303-466-8421.

Noodles & Company plans to open another Colorado restaurant on Thursday, Dec. 11 in Highlands Ranch at 1601 Mayberry Drive. To find a location near you, please visit www.noodles.com.

About Noodles & Company

Colorado-based Noodles & Company was founded in 1995 and is the world's first, quick-casual, globally inspired noodle restaurant. From healthy to indulgent and spicy to comforting, Noodles & Company's menu features Asian, Mediterranean and American inspired noodle dishes, soups and salads. At Noodles & Company, there are no freezers, no microwaves, and no can openers -- only fresh vegetables, grilled chicken, beef, shrimp or tofu, and sautéed noodles and pasta, all prepared to order in minutes.

Noodles & Company believes you can eat well without compromising on taste or a nourishing meal. In fact, two thirds of its dishes are less than 500 calories. The company's educational Good Balance program was created to help guests make tailored food choices to meet their own balanced diet and needs. The program is supported by an in-store brochure and Web site information that provide nutritional content; tips on how to manage calories, fat and sodium; increase daily fiber intake; dine vegetarian; manage allergies and achieve good balance for adults and kids.

Noodles & Company is a tip-free zone and is open seven days a week in more than 200 locations in 18 states. To view a menu and nutritional information, find a location or see what else is going on in Noodleville, please visit www.noodles.com.

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