Mongolian stir fry chain Genghis Grill is looking to conquer Austin.
Mongolian Dining Venture LLC, a franchisee of the Dallas-based restaurant company, has plans for four Genghis Grill locations in the Austin area. The group is currently finalizing a deal for the first location in the Arboretum.
The entry into Austin is part of an aggressive expansion by the 23-unit chain. Over the next three years, Genghis Grill is plotting to open 12 new corporate locations in Dallas and San Antonio and another 17 stores in Houston, Austin, Oklahoma City and Tulsa through franchisees.
Mongolian Dining Venture opened its first location in the Houston area in December 2007. Nine more Houston restaurants are in the franchisee’s game plan.