Multi-Brand Franchisee Opens Pokeworks in Costa Mesa, CA.
Costa Mesa, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Pokeworks, the nation’s leading, premium poke brand, announced today the opening of its newest California location in Costa Mesa. The restaurant is slated to open on September 12, 2023 and will officially mark Pokework’s 8th restaurant in the Golden State. Along with the opening festivities, the first 100 Guests receive a complimentary poke bowl.
The new Pokeworks restaurant is owned and operated by Andrew Yoo, a multi-unit franchisee with Paris Baguette, BBQ Chicken and Zipbap Korean Kitchen, Andrew’s second Pokeworks location in Fullerton, California is expected to open Q1 2024.
Pokeworks is known for serving only the highest quality sashimi grade sustainable fish, proteins, freshly cut veggies and hand-crafted sauces. In addition, the brand’s innovative Poke Your Way™ menu allows for complete customization of indulgent and mindful food options, including gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, keto, nut-free and raw.
“We are thrilled to work with Andrew Yoo and his team to bring Poke Your Way to everyone in the Costa Mesa market – we truly serve all needs and can’t wait to be a part of the community,” said Pokeworks CEO Regina Cheung.
September 12, 2023
10:30am – 9:00pm
1835 Newport Blvd D160
Costa Mesa, Ca 92627
Pokeworks was founded in 2015 with the simple mission of spreading its love of poke – the crisp, fresh, healthy Hawaiian favorite – with the world. Pokeworks’ innovative Poke Your Way™ approach is groundbreaking, offering guests limitless ways to customize their poke order to match their eating preferences including vegan, gluten-free, and other mindful diets. The Poke Burrito has developed a cult-like following, much like Pokeworks’ proprietary sauces, which range from sweet and spicy to savory. Pokeworks believes in living a healthy lifestyle and eating meals made from the freshest, highest quality ingredients from sustainable food sources. In 2022, the brand was honored to be named the “Top Poke Franchise” by Startups Magazine. Pokeworks has quickly expanded to become the leading fast-casual poke brand in the world with three consecutive years on Fast Casual’s “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list. The brand has 70 locations across 20 states, with Taiwan, Mexico and Canada coming soon. For more information, visit pokeworksfranchise.com or follow Pokeworks on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.