SOURCE: Meritage Hospitality Group

Meritage Hospitality Group

June 28, 2013 08:54 ET

Meritage Reports Opening of New Wendy's Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach, Florida

GRAND RAPIDS, MI--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2013) - Meritage Hospitality Group Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU), one of the nation's premier restaurant operators, announced the opening of its 113th restaurant located in Jacksonville Beach, FL.

The new Wendy's restaurant represents a unique building design, intended to compliment the surrounding beach front neighborhood and capture architectural elements of the new "Image Activation" being developed by Wendy's. 

"On behalf of Meritage we wish to welcome our 45 new Wendy's team members to the Company," stated Robert Schermer, Jr., CEO of Meritage Hospitality Group. "Meritage remains committed to new store development and the modernization of its expanding Wendy's restaurant portfolio," added Mr. Schermer.

The Company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI and employs a workforce of approximately 3,600 people. The Company owns and operates 113 restaurants in six states including Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North and South Carolina and Virginia.

The Company's public filings can be viewed at under the stock symbol MHGU, or at the Company's website,

Certain information in this new release, particularly information regarding future economic performance and finances, and plans, expectations and objectives of management, constitutes forward-looking statements. Factors set forth in our Safe Harbor Statement, in addition to other possible factors not listed, could affect the Company's actual results and cause such results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements.

Please review the Company's Safe Harbor Statement at