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/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Official Opening of A&W's 100th Restaurant in Québec/

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Official Opening of A&W's 100th Restaurant in Québec/08:00 EDT Tuesday, March 19, 2013Chain Undergoes Rapid Growth Across the ProvinceMONTREAL, March 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The iconic A&W hamburger chain invites you to celebrate the grand opening of its 100th restaurant in Québec. This urban concept restaurant, the 4th in downtown Montréal, reflects the chain's rapid growth throughout the past few years, thanks to a solid development plan.5 top reasons to take part in the opening of A&W's 100th Restaurant in QuébecCelebrate the success of our franchisees, all Québec-based entrepreneurs.Understand why A&W is the second largest hamburger chain in Québec and Canada, as well as the country's fastest growing hamburger chain.Learn why A&W was recently awarded the Maillon d'or in the Innovation: Product / Concept / Service category by the Conseil québécois de la franchise.Discover the urban restaurant concept, a core driver of A&W's future growth in Québec.Share some tasty onions rings and a mug of the famous A&W Root Beer®with members of the A&W team (including executive team member) and Québec franchise owners.Interview opportunityWhile meeting with members of the A&W team, you'll have the opportunity to discuss the chain's ongoing rapid growth, as well as success factors that contribute to the brand's development across Québec.  What: Opening of A&W's 100th Restaurant in Québec  When:Wednesday, March 20, 2013, from 10:00 to 12:00  Where:A&W Restaurant1200, Ste-Catherine Street East (corner of Montcalm street)Montréal, QC  H2L 3G6Map  Who:Ms. Susan Senecal, Chief Marketing Officer, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.Mr. Elie Malek-Warda, Operations Manager of Québec's 100th restaurant, and member of the "franchisee Malek-Warda family"Ms. Lyne Gratton, A&W multi-site developer and franchiseeA&W currently boasts:774 restaurants across CanadaSoon 100 restaurants across QuébecNearly 50 restaurants in the Greater Montréal area SOURCE: A&W Revenue Royalties Income FundFor further information: To confirm your attendance, schedule an interview with a spokesperson or obtain further information: Sarah Claude / Valérie Ladouceur Massy Forget Langlois Public Relations 514 842-2455, ext. 22 / 15 /