The popular and growing Habit Burger Grill (Nasdaq: HABT) today announces the opening of its first international location. Owned and operated by franchise partner Food Quest Restaurants Management, LLC (“Food Quest”), the new Habit restaurant is located in Dubai’s Ibn Battuta Mall, in India Court opposite Paris Gallery. This is the first of 50 locations planned by Food Quest for the Gulf region.

“We are proud to open our first international Habit Burger Grill and welcome Food Quest to the Habit family. We look forward to partnering with Food Quest to open many more locations as we continue to become everyone’s favorite Habit one burger at a time,” said Russ Bendel, CEO of The Habit.

 “The Habit’s made-to-order burgers and delicious menu will be appealing to consumers in Dubai, and we look forward to bringing this popular American brand to new markets,” said Eli Madbak, brand operations manager at Food Quest.

Better burgers are just the beginning at The Habit where the menu delivers value and flavor throughout. Guests can choose from hand-cut salads, grilled sandwiches including line-caught, sushi grade albacore tuna, hand-fileted marinated chicken and grilled tri-tip, and sides including onion rings, sweet potato and French fries and tempura green beans. Guests can choose from a variety of peppers, lemons, limes and sauces at a complimentary condiment bar to customize the flavor of their meal. The Habit also serves shakes and malts.

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