Award-Winning Restaurateurs Offer World Travelers a Taste of Houston’s Best Burgers
LaTrelle’s is celebrating the grand opening of a new Hubcap Grill inside Terminal A of Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH). A Houston-based, family-owned and operated company, LaTrelle’s has been instrumental in providing travelers in both IAH and Houston’s William P. Hobby airport with the opportunity to enjoy delicious gourmet favorites from some of the city’s local institutions, such as Pink’s Pizza, Bullritos, and now Hubcap Grill.
Ribbon cuttings and the official grand opening for the new Hubcap Grill were celebrated at the beginning of Thanksgiving week and were attended by Ricky Craig, the Founder of Hubcap Grill, Kenneth James, LaTrelle’s Chief Financial Officer, and Wally James, LaTrelle’s Chief Operating Officer. Although Hubcap Grill is a cult favorite in Houston, it is quickly gaining a global following. Travel + Leisurerecently rated Houston as the top burger city in the nation, and stated that, “Hubcap Grill may just have the Best Burger in America!”
“We are excited about opening a brand new Hubcap Grill this Thanksgiving holiday and can’t wait to introduce more people to the best gourmet burger in Houston,” said Wally James. Alison Cook, a two-time James Beard Award winning restaurant criticrecently declared Hubcap Grill a “hamburger heaven” and said, “It [Hubcap] belongs in a category reserved for the very best restaurants in the city.”
“We love our hometown, and relish the opportunity to introduce IAH travelers to the phenomenal culinary delights that Houston has to offer. As a company that’s known for its innovative approach, LaTrelle’s makes a practice of carefully selecting each restaurant we add to our portfolio to ensure they uphold our passion for great food served fresh, and Hubcap Grill really fits that bill,” added Kenneth James.
“Being chosen by LaTrelle’s to represent Houston’s best burgers and beers at Intercontinental (IAH) is a real honor. We cherish the place we hold in Houstonians hearts and look forward to adding more fans to our brand,” said Ricky Craig.
The Hubcap Grill at IAH will be open daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., and will include a breakfast menu for morning travelers.
About Hubcap Grill: Founded on a principle that all burgers must be handmadefrom the freshest, finest, never frozen beef, Hubcap Grill is known for its homemade approach. Here, buns are made from scratch each day and toasted to perfection. Fries are cut daily from hand-selected potatoes and then deep-fried twice to ensure they have the perfect level of crunch. Hubcap also serves a well-curated selection of local craft beers, old-fashioned sodas such as Stewart's Root Beer and Orange 'N Cream, and popular beverages, like Coca-Cola Classic and Sprite.
About LaTrelle’s: For over 30 years, LaTrelle’s has owned and operated a diverse portfolio of top franchises in some of America’s largest and busiest airports, cities and sports and entertainment venues. A James family company, LaTrelle’s has won countless awards for operational excellence, customer service, menu innovations, and cleanliness. LaTrelle’s is a trusted leader in the franchise management industry and CFO, Kenneth James, attributes the company’s expansive growth and continued success to its ongoing commitment to provide fresh food served well.
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