Barberitos refreshes Fernandina Beach location

Press Release
August 20, 2020

New ownership to reopen renovated fast-casual burrito restaurant on Monday, Aug. 24

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2020) – Barberitos, a fast-casual burrito restaurant with 50 locations across the Southeast, is excited to announce the reopening of its Fernandina Beach location (1519 Sadler Road) under the leadership of new owners Bobby and Kate Wilder. Following a short closure for construction, the restaurant will reopen to the public beginning Monday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. The location is providing free lunches to local firefighters and police officers as a test run for the kitchen on Friday, Aug. 21.

The Fernandina location was established in 2011. Updates to the restaurant include replacing the kitchen equipment, salsa bar, light fixtures, countertops, dining room tables and chairs, as well as updating the restrooms and repainting the interior. It will feature a personalized mural that includes elements unique to the city, such as the Mill, Fort Clinch, Cumberland Island and more. Pepe – the chain’s mascot – will attend the grand-opening celebration and there will be lots of Barberitos giveaways such as $25 gift cards and free Barberitos catering.

“As owners of three additional Barberitos locations, we are thrilled to bring our passion for serving great food and providing exceptional customer service to the Fernandina community,” said Bobby Wilder. “Our team is excited about the updates to the restaurant, so we can better serve our guests.”

As a southwestern grille and cantina, Barberitos is dedicated to serving farm-fresh, high-quality food in an efficient manner. All of the restaurants’ menu items are made in-house daily, including the hand-smashed guacamole, homemade salsas, fresh-cut vegetables as well as chicken, steak, turkey, tofu, pork, fish, rice and beans.

For more information about Barberitos, the company’s food, health information, locations, franchise opportunities and its commitment to people and the community, please visit www.barberitos.com.

About Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina

Barberitos has a mission to serve others with a focus on Food, Community and People. Through exceptional service, Barberitos aspires to become the market leader of the quick-serve burrito industry. The chain is dedicated to serving fresh, high-quality food in an efficient manner. With a focus on farm-fresh food, all of Barberitos’ menu items are made in-house daily, including the hand-smashed guacamole. Founded in 2000 by Downing Barber, Barberitos has grown to 50 locations in seven southeastern states. In 2017, Nation’s Restaurant News included the chain in its “Next Restaurant Brands” list. For more information about the company or franchising opportunities, please visit www.Barberitos.com.

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