Monday, April 27, 2009

131 MAIN Named ‘Best Restaurant Overall’ By Charlotte Magazine, Expands To New Cities

131 MAIN Named 'Best Restaurant Overall' By Charlotte Magazine,
Expands To New Cities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – 131 MAIN Restaurant has been named "Best Restaurant
Overall" by the readers of Charlotte Magazine in their latest annual
BOB (Best of the Best) issue.

"We are very pleased with this recognition coming from the thousands
of readers of this leading local magazine," said Chris Carlsen, CFO of
Captiva Restaurant Group, which owns and operates 131 MAIN Restaurant
and other restaurants. "This is a tribute to our core values and team
approach to freshness and customer service. In this economy, while
other restaurants are in trouble or closing, ours are doing very well."

Carlsen said 131 MAIN Restaurant has also recently signed a lease for
a new location in Raleigh and are scheduled to open their Asheville
location in June. It currently operates in Cornelius, Dilworth and
Blakeney in Charlotte.

"Because our restaurants are successful and draw a lot of traffic,
developers welcome us with open arms to their retail centers," Carlsen
said. "Additionally, because our food is uniformly fresh, of high
quality with exceptional service, customers embrace our brand."