Get ready, Broward County burger lovers: On Thursday, Pincho Factory will open its first location outside of Miami-Dade County. The restaurant will host an invitation-only,
A Miami import, Pincho Factory has gone from an in-the-know-locals' secret to a well-known Miami concept best-known for its Latin-inspired fusion fare, unique burgers, and
A homegrown success, the concept was founded by cousins and business partners Nedal Ahmad, Otto Othman, and Nizar Ahmad. Together, they dreamed up a delicious way to combine their family recipes to open a restaurant. With only $6.27 in their bank accounts, the trio opened their first store in Westchester in 2010.
In the past five years, Pincho Factory's menu has graduated to more than creative burgers and kebabs. Favorite menu items include hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and the "chalkboard" specials that offer a creative new menu item each month. Some of the concept’s most popular items (like that
Since launching, the fast-casual burger concept has quickly expanded to include several additional corporate stores in Coral Gables as well as two outposts in American Airlines Arena. Last year, Pincho Factory also announced plans to franchise. What really thrust Pincho Factory into popularity was its 2015 South Beach Wine & Food Festival debut.
"Burger Bash did wonders for us," says
This week, the company will welcome its Pembroke Pines location into the fold, a restaurant that marks the brand's first franchise store, as well as its first in Broward County.
Pincho Factory is located at 155 N. Hiatus Road, Pembroke Pines. Call 786-405-1475, or visit pinchofactory.com.
Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find her latest food pics on the BPB New Times Food & Drink Instagram.
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