Ruggles Green™, Certified Green Restaurant™, Opening Second Store in CITYCENTRE, Houston Texas
Houston, TX – December 2010. Ruggles Green (2311 West Alabama, Tel: 713-533-0777) is proud to announce the opening of its second Certified Green Restaurant™ in CityCentre, located in the Memorial area of West Houston, in MARCH 2010.
The Ruggles Grill™ and related Ruggles™ restaurants have been Houston landmarks for over twenty years. “Our focus is on using locally grown, all-natural, and organic menu items whenever possible. Our customers have been very happy with the product and overall experience we deliver.” says Co-Founder, Chef Bruce Molzan.
The new Ruggles GreenTM location will continue with the same style menu as its original location in River Oaks offering a menu that is a diverse collection of comfort foods like Spicy Fish Tacos, Warm Goat Cheese Salads, Lean Buffalo Burgers, and Wood-fired Pizzas. Ruggles will also continue to deliver their famous desserts that have found a large following in the Houston area.
“At Ruggles Green, we are learning to operate more efficiently with less environmental impact,” says Co-Founder, Federico Marques. “We recycle about 65% of our total waste output, we are more energy efficient, and we continue to find new ways to become greener. Our primary goal, however, is to always provide a great dining experience to our customers.” Ruggles Green™ is years ahead in their sales projections by offering healthier, great tasting, and diverse menu options with the consistent RugglesTM flair.
For more information visit: www.rugglesgreen.com
Ruggles Green™ is a Certified Green Restaurant™ and conforms to guidelines set by the Green Restaurant Association. Guidelines include an extensive recycling program, no use of styrofoam, energy reduction steps, water conservation steps, use of sustainable materials, public education/outreach, and use of local and organic ingredients in food. “Ruggles Green is off to a great start in becoming more environmentally sustainable, and we’re thrilled about their Certified Green Restaurant™ status,” says Michael Oshman, Executive Director of the Green Restaurant Association. “We commend Ruggles Green for the steps they’ve taken and look forward to helping them complete even more.” “I am really excited about our CITYCENTRE location. CITYCENTRE is allowing us to conceptualize, develop, and implement all of our “Green” ideas and create a space that is warm and inviting just like our original store in River Oaks.” says CITYCENTRE investor/partner, Jennifer McGehee.
Developed by Midway Companies, CITYCENTRE is a thoughtfully planned and meticulously executed self-contained community of sophisticated retail, elegant dining, Class-A office space, 22 corporate penthouse residences, luxurious brownstones and lofts, upscale apartments and the 244-room Hotel Sorella, a world-class hospitality and conference facility. Surrounded by European-style open-air plazas and beautifully designed green spaces, CITYCENTRE is also home to Life Time Athletic, a state-of-theart urban fitness facility and spa, and Studio Movie Grill, a nine-screen premier cinema. For more information, please visit www.citycentrehouston.com.