Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Founding Farmers Set to Open Second Location in Fall 2011

Maryland, get excited!  Washington's greenest restaurant, and one of the most popular food destinations in the country, announces plans to open a second location in the Park Potomac Development in Potomac, Maryland. Dan Simons and Mike Vucurevich, principals of Vucurevich Simons Advisory Group (VSAG) and concept developers of Founding Farmers, will manage investors and operations for this second location set to open in Fall 2011. 
“Since we opened its doors in September 2008, Founding Farmers has been awarded numerous accolades for green business practices and a commitment to working with American Family Farmers,” said Dan Simons, principal of VSAG and concept developer of Founding Farmers. “The Park Potomac development is an especially well-suited spot for the second location, and we look forward to providing Maryland residents with true food and drink from this unique concept beginning in late 2011.”
The 7,000 square foot space will seat approximately 200 guests with 40 additional outdoor seats on the patio. CORE architecture + design has been contracted to design the restaurant with the goal of achieving LEED certification.
Like the original Founding Farmers, the Park Potomac location will also be owned by a group of American family farmers, as well as local investors, all of whom have a passion for sustainable agriculture and business practices. This restaurant will be the third in the Farmers Restaurant Group portfolio, which also includes Farmers & Fishers in Washington Harbour.

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