New Hawaiian restaurant Will Open Las Vegas location

Zippys Hawaiian Fast Casual 

A Hawaiian staple looks to be opening in the Las Vegas area.
Zippy’s has announced that it has begun a formal search for a location in Las Vegas, which will be its 25th restaurant and its first outside of Hawaii. 
For more than 50 years, Zippy’s restaurant has been a staple in Hawaii, an icon of Hawaii-style cooking and one of the top fast-casual concepts in the state. 
In addition to serving up Hawaiian BBQ staples popularized by places like L&L and Ohana Hawaiian BBQ, Zippy’s also has a lineup of signature dishes like its famous chili and Zip-Pac bento, making it a unique addition to the Las Vegas food scene.

“For many years, we have been asked to expand Zippy’s to the mainland, and we believe that the Zippy’s brand will be well-received in Las Vegas,” said Zippy’s CEO Jason Higa. “The city is a natural fit for our brand given the significant number of Hawaii transplants in the area and we believe it is the ideal choice for our first location outside of Hawaii.”

About Zippy’s
Zippy’s is a fast casual restaurant chain in Hawaii. On October 17, 1966, brothers Francis and Charles Higa created the very first Zippy’s on South King Street. At first, the Higa brothers were going to open a car wash, but they ended up creating a restaurant. The kitchen was located in the back of the Zippy’s McCully fast food operation. At the time, the zip code was gaining popularity because it was a faster and more efficient way for mail to arrive. The Higa brothers liked the idea of zip codes and they wanted their restaurant to have the same kind of service, resulting in the name Zippy’s. Francis and Charlie bought mostly freestanding buildings so that they could stay open for 24 hours. Because it was open all day, the restaurant attracted many late-night goers. On November 19, 1983, Napoleon’s Bakery opened its doors for the first time because Zippy’s wanted to try something different.[1] They wanted to create that one-stop shop, so that when the customer were done with their dinner, they could order some kind of dessert. Zippy’s had an increase in sales because of the opening of Napoleon’s Bakery. Today, Zippy’s has 24 different locations throughout Hawaii and has become one of Hawaii’s most popular fast food chains.

About the menu
They offer a wide variety of food combining American, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Hawaiian cuisine. Its signature food is their Original Recipe Chili. Zippy’s sells over 100 tons of it every month through their stores, fund raising activities, and in retail markets. Along with their chili, Zippy’s sells a variety of plate lunches such as their Zip Pac and their Surf Pac. The Zip Pac was introduced in May 1971 and the Surf Pac was introduced a little while after in May 1985.

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