UMAMI IRVINE TO OPEN IN 2013
California Expansion Continues as Chain Prepares to go National
Umami Restaurant Group, creators of Umami Burger, named “Burger of the Year” by GQ magazine, today announced plans to open in Irvine by the end of 2013.
Umami Irvine will open inside the Irvine Spectrum in cooperation with the relocation of the Irvine Improv Comedy Club. Umami Irvine is the first restaurant announced as part of an overall partnership with Umami Restaurant Group and Levity Entertainment Group, which owns and operates comedy clubs across the country. Umami Irvine is expected to open late 2013.
Umami Irvine will serve a selection of Umami Burger’s “greatest hits” burgers, an exclusive burger inspired by the surrounding community and other signature Umami Burger items.
Umami Burger is a one-of-a-kind full service concept that focuses on savory flavors and exceptional hospitality. Umami Burger produces all of its own condiments and cheeses, and grinds its meat in-house throughout the day. All of the beef burgers are made with hand ground, hand formed Wagyu beef. The result is a sophisticated, tightly edited selection of burgers, sides and accompaniments. A Southern California phenomenon, Umami Burger has a devoted cult following among food lovers around the world. Each location is designed around the vibe and history of its specific community. Umami Restaurant Group continually uses environmentally friendly and recycled materials whenever possible.
There are currently 14 Umami locations open across California.
For more information on Umami Burger, please visit umami.com.
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About Umami Restaurant Group
Umami Restaurant Group is a Los Angeles-based restaurant group founded by Adam Fleischman, a self-taught chef and successful food and wine entrepreneur best known for his revolutionary burger concept, Umami Burger. Conceived as “fine-dining fast food,” Umami Burger was named “Burger of the Year” by GQ magazine. Umami Burger’s first location opened on La Brea Avenue in 2009 and currently has a total of fourteen locations open across Southern California and San Francisco, with additional locations planned across the country. The Umami Restaurant Group also recently opened, U Mini in Westwood, a test lab for a new fast casual burger concept and UMAMIcatessen in Downtown Los Angeles featuring 5 different kitchens preparing food concepts from notable chefs from around the country. Umami Restaurant Group is involved with 800 Degrees Pizza in Westwood and Red Medicine in Beverly Hills. For more information on Umami Restaurant Group and Adam Fleischman, please visit umami.com.