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Noodles & Company

March 03, 2010 11:00 ET

Noodles & Company Opens Flagship Restaurant on The Country Club Plaza

New Neighborhood Restaurant Featuring Fast, Fresh and Affordable Food Hosts Benefit Night for Children's Mercy Hospital

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) -  Noodles & Company, the restaurant that serves made-to-order noodles, soups and salads inspired from around the world, will open its doors on The Country Club Plaza Sunday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. The new restaurant is located at 540 Nichols Road at the intersection of Nichols Road and Jefferson Street.

In celebration of the opening, the public is invited to a pre-opening fundraiser at the new Noodles & Company restaurant on Friday, March 5, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The restaurant will donate 100 percent of the sales generated from the fundraiser to Children's Mercy Hospital, one of the nation's top pediatric medical centers in Kansas City.

"The Plaza is one of the preeminent shopping and dining landmarks in the country, so we are thrilled to be a part of it. This opening marks the beginning of several new restaurant openings we have planned in the area this year. In fact, we will double our presence in Kansas City by the end of 2010," said Kevin Reddy, CEO and chairman of Noodles & Company. "At Noodles, giving back and supporting our local communities is part of our culture. We look forward to kicking off our involvement by supporting Children's Mercy Hospital and children and families in the Kansas City area and beyond."

The new Noodles & Company location on The Plaza will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Convenient carry-out, phone-in or fax-in orders also are available. If catering for a large group, Noodles & Company's Square Bowls, a family style to-go option, can feed four to 50. Guests may reach the new Plaza Noodles & Company location by calling 815-561-6100 or faxing 816-561-6102. 

The opening marks the fifth Noodles & Company location in Kansas City metro area. Additional Noodles & Company restaurants in the Kansas City area include locations in Olathe, Overland Park, North Kansas City and Lee's Summit. To find a restaurant near you, please visit

About Noodles & Company
Noodles & Company is about serving real food, real quick. Our menu features made-to-order noodles, soups and salads inspired from around the world that make everyone happy from kids to adults. Think Mac & Cheese, Pad Thai, Chinese Chop Salad and Pesto Cavatappi all under one roof. Within minutes of ordering a fresh, made-to-order dish will be delivered to the table on real china with real silverware. Nothing fake here. You also don't have to clear your table or leave a tip. We just aim to please. 

Noodles & Company is a collection of more than 230 neighborhood restaurants in 18 states and growing. Please visit to find a restaurant near you. If you're craving more, please follow us on Facebook, YouTube, Flickr or on our Noodles & Company blog affectionately called & Company.

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