Why is freebirds closing?

SAN ANGELO, TX — San Angelo’s only Freebirds World Burrito location closed abruptly yesterday because the rent was raised too high. Freebirds General Manager Kit Chambers told LIVE! Monday that the reason for closing was simple, “We closed because Dub Johnson doubled our rent.”

Who is the CEO of Freebirds?

Alex Eagle
Alex Eagle – CEO – Freebirds World Burrito | LinkedIn.

Is Freebirds better than Chipotle?

Freebirds is better than Chipotle. Unlike Chipotle’s one size option for a burrito, Freebirds has five size options: kids, hybrid, freebird, monster and super monster. Freebirds has three options for cheeses while Chipotle only has two.

Is freebirds a Texas thing?

Freebirds first opened in 1987 in Santa Barbara, California, and spread to College Station, Texas. Besides the Santa Barbara location, all stores are company-owned.

How much does it cost to open a Freebirds?

Freebirds World Burrito has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $769,075 to $877,066.

What happened to Freebirds?

Freebirds World Burrito, the chain of 19 Texas restaurants, which is separate from the Isla Vista shop, has been acquired by Tavistock Restaurants LLC (a subsidiary of Orlando, Florida-based Travistock Group) which plans to add another 40 locations in the southwest.

Who owns Freebirds burrito?

Tavistock Restaurants LLC
Tavistock Group
Freebirds World Burrito/Parent organizations

Are Freebirds and Chipotle the same?

Company type. Chipotle is a public trading company while Freebirds is a private trading company.

How many calories are in a Freebirds Burrito Bowl?

The menu features a selection of guilt-free burritos, bowls, and salads, including the 480 Chicken Bowl (480 calories) featuring Spanish rice, pinto beans, spiced thigh meat chicken, cheese, pico de gallo, jalapeños, and guacamole; the 575 Steak Bowl (575 calories) a delicious blend of cilantro lime rice, black beans.

How hot is freebirds death sauce?

We were bold enough to add the Death Sauce, which one worker described as a 7 in spiciness, though we found it to be a bit tamer than that.

Did Freebird go out of business?

DUBLIN, CA — Freebirds World Burrito in Dublin has closed. The Texas-based eatery, which offered custom burritos and bowls, opened in January of 2014. A Freebirds employee said the company closed all but three of its California stores, including the Dublin and Walnut Creek locations, at the beginning of December.

Did Freebirds close in OKC?

Freebirds World Burrito – PERMANENTLY CLOSED.