First Watch To Open Wellington Restaurant

Award-winning breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant First Watch has announced plans to open its first restaurant in Wellington in early 2013.

The 4,064-square-foot restaurant, located at 2335 S. State Road 7 in the Plaza at Wellington Green, will feature an outdoor patio and hold an end-cap space in the Office Depot–anchored shopping center. The restaurant will employ approximately 25 people.

“Wellington is a great, family-friendly community and one that we think will be a perfect fit for First Watch,” said Chris Tomasso, chief marketing officer for First Watch. “Southeast Florida has been a tremendous market for us, and we are confident that our unique breakfast, brunch and lunch concept will be as well-received in Wellington as it has been in Sunrise, Boca Raton, Jupiter and Stuart.”

The new restaurant will feature an interior design concept known as “Connect.” It connects traditional First Watch design elements with contemporary executions by maximizing natural light provided during the restaurant’s daytime hours, and incorporating color tones intended to convey the warm and inviting personality of the First Watch brand. The design also accentuates an open-kitchen concept, which reinforces First Watch’s honest approach to fresh food preparation.

First Watch is known for delivering an excellent dining experience and fast, friendly service. A recipient of more than 200 “Best Of” accolades in markets across the country, the restaurant features traditional favorites including pancakes, omelets, salads and sandwiches, as well as signature specialties. All menu items are freshly prepared to order and the restaurant does not use deep fryers or heat lamps.

In addition to serving unique and fresh entrées, First Watch offers its exclusive Sunrise Select premium blend coffee. The special blend is made from slow-roasted, hand-selected, high-grown Panamanian, Colombian and Mexican coffee beans.

First Watch serves its entire menu seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The restaurant also offers guests complimentary newspapers and free Wi-Fi Internet access.

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