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  Baja Fresh Mexican Grill in Huntington Beach, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Baja Fresh was a welcome addition to Huntington Beach several years ago.
Baja Burrito is charbroiled chicken or steak, melted jack cheese, guacamole, and fresh Pico de Gallo salsa.
Baja Taco is a mini soft corn tortillas with chopped onion and cilantro, hot or mild salsa, and choice of: Charbroiled Chicken, Charbroiled Steak or Charbroiled Shrimp
www.stockteam.com /baja_fresh.html   (491 words)

  
 Baja Fresh Mexican Grill - Fresh Mex - nutritional evaluation of menu offerings Nutrition Action Healthletter - Find ...
McDonald's and Wendy's may be working on their salads, but fresh-Mex chains have more beans, more fresh grilled seafood and chicken, and more vegetables, from the peppers and onions to the tomato-rich salsa and the avocado in the guacamole.
A single Baja Style Taco--chicken, shrimp, mahi mahi, steak, or breaded fish--keeps the calories in the 200s, the sat fat at two grams or less, and the sodium in the 300-to-500-mg range.
Baja's fajitas--sizzling chicken, onions, and peppers served with soft flour or corn tortillas, with beans, rice, guacamole, sour cream, and salsa on the side--are far from perfect.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0813/is_8_30/ai_108836397   (952 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Mia Hamm and Baja Fresh(R) Urge Americans to "Live Fresh"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Enlisting the help of Baja Fresh Mexican Grill and her own Mia Hamm Foundation, Hamm is encouraging kids and their families to "live fresh" this summer by choosing fresh food, participating in fresh-air outdoor sports and fitness activities and adopting a fresh attitude toward their own health and well being.
The partnership with Baja Fresh's "live fresh" campaign provides Hamm with a broad national platform for spreading that message, while offering opportunities to reach out to kids and families directly on the subject of youth soccer, a subject of particular importance to this former Team USA captain and three-time Olympic medalist.
Baja Fresh, headquartered in Thousand Oaks, Calif., operates or franchises more than 300 restaurants nationwide, all featuring its fresh Mexican-inspired food, made to order and served for those on the go.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=127009   (406 words)

  
 Baja Fresh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baja Fresh is a restaurant chain of fresh Mexican style restaurants founded in Newbury Park, California, United States in 1990 by Jim and Linda Magglos.
Similar competitors include Mesa Fresh Mexican Grill, Sharky's Mexican Grill, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Moe's Southwest Grill, Qdoba, and Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill.
In 2002, Baja Fresh became a wholly owned subsidiary of Wendy's International with a purchase price of $275 million.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baja_Fresh   (197 words)

  
 Wendy's to acquire Baja Fresh for $275 million - May. 31, 2002
Baja Fresh marks yet another direction for Dublin, Ohio-based Wendy's, which acquired the Canadian doughnut and coffee chain Tim Hortons in 1995 and has been trying new ideas to expand the business beyond the usual burger options.
The Baja Fresh chain, which was founded in 1990, has expanded from 45 restaurants to 170 and had system-wide sales of $177 million in 2001, a 65 percent increase from the previous year.
Wendy's said that the Baja Fresh acquisition would be slightly dilutive to earnings in 2002 and 2003 and accretive in 2004.
money.cnn.com /2002/05/31/news/deals/wendys/index.htm   (857 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Wendy's diversifies with purchase of Baja Fresh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wendy's is buying the Baja Fresh Mexican Grill restaurant chain for $275 million as the nation's third-largest hamburger chain continues to venture into other types of fare to beef up earnings.
The 169-restaurant Baja Fresh chain will become a subsidiary of Wendy's while maintaining its offices in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Schuessler said Baja Fresh can grow to as many as 700 restaurants in five years.
Privately-held Baja Fresh had operating income of $6.5 million on revenue of $78 million last year.
www.usatoday.com /money/general/2002/05/31/wendys-bajafresh.htm   (481 words)

  
 Lunch review: Baja Fresh - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Baja Fresh really wants you to know how fresh it is. More fresh than fresh air.
By negatively defining the competition, Baja Fresh sets itself up as something totally new and, well, "fresh," which isn't really the case.
The freshness is noticeable, especially if you're used to some of the other fast-Mexican chains around these days.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/trib/pmupdate/s_273878.html   (551 words)

  
 Baja Fresh: Food: Misty Tosh: CenterstageChicago.com
If you've never road tripped through the outback of Baja, Mexico, let me paint a picture for you: Last January I headed down to a tiny village on the Sea of Cortez to take some sailing lessons.
Baja is gun-slinging Mexico at its finest and the most addictive thing about the dusty back roads are the crispy fried fish tacos.
They're not the most delicious tacos I've ever had, but sometimes it doesn't have to be the best; it just has to be good enough to bring back the memories, in all their wild, sweet glory.
centerstage.net /restaurants/articles/raving-dish_050120.html   (671 words)

  
 Robin Garr's Louisville Restaurant Guide /
A prime location and a striking new glass-and-tile fast-food building generated instant buzz for Baja Fresh, resulting in large crowds lining up from its first day of business in March 16.
Baja Fresh is a corporate offspring of the Wendy's International chain.
Baja Fresh, mirroring similar assertions by its national competitors, boasts that everything is made fresh from fresh ingredients, and I saw no reason to doubt this.
www.louisvillehotbytes.com /bajafresh.shtml   (483 words)

  
 Baja Fresh - tesg's guide to big chain road food consumption
Baja Fresh locations, like all Fresh-Mex joints, are found in strip malls.
Baja Fresh recently (November 2004) announced a store redesign program that features, among other things, "more readable menu boards".
I'd put Baja Fresh right behind Qdoba in my order of favorites in Fresh-Mex flavor (Qdoba being the absolute favorite.) Between the meat, rice, beans, and salsa, the burrito comes out just right.
www.99w.com /evilsam/ff/bajafresh.htm   (518 words)

  
 Baja_Fresh
Baja Fresh prides itself on its commitment to freshness with made-to-order meals.
Baja Fresh also offers Party Packs that feed 6-8 people -- and will work with you if your order is for a much larger group.
Baja Fresh also offers gift certificates in $10 increments--redeemable at any Baja Fresh location.
www.cityofalhambra.org /about/dining/Baja.html   (188 words)

  
 AP Wire | 10/12/2006 | Wendy's to sell struggling Baja Fresh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Wendy's had said it was exploring alternatives for the 300 Baja Fresh fast-food restaurants.
The Baja Fresh agreement follows Wendy's spin-off last month of Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons.
The Baja Fresh deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
www.ohio.com /mld/ohio/news/15741105.htm   (200 words)

  
 Burrito Blog: Baja Fresh
Baja Fresh was a paltry improvement, and Faneuil hall has regressed to its former status: my least favorite place.
Permalink for Baja Fresh Denies Faneuil Hall Tortillas
Owned by Wendy's International, Baja Fresh is huge, with 300 restaurants in 28 states as of May, 2005.
www.burritoblog.com /multi_state_chains/baja_fresh   (414 words)

  
 Baja Fresh Mexican Grill - Phoenix, AZ 85004 - Reviews: Mexican Restaurants
My husband and I are very close to this restaurant, and for fast and fresh mexican food, this is one of the places we choose often.
The staff is friendly and efficient, the menu choices are varied (steak, chicken and several fresh seafood choices) and the prices are reasonable (lunch/dinner for two of us costs around twenty bucks, and the portions are generous!).
Baja Fresh has a fresh salsa bar that has about a dozen choices of salsa, hot sauce and toppings for your entree, which they make in the restaurant.
www.insiderpages.com /b/3709925273   (265 words)

  
 Old Gold & Black > Baja Fresh a pricey pleasure
Therefore, it was no surprise that Baja Fresh, a new Mexican fast food restaurant, moved in on 2005 Frontis Plaza Boulevard, right off of Hanes Mall Boulevard next to the new Starbucks and the Outback Steakhouse, to try to corner the taco and burritos-as-big-as-a-baby market.
I don’t think there’s ever been a time I’ve been in a Baja Fresh where there wasn’t an employee mopping the floor somewhere, which says something about the quality of dining experience, or at least explains why the food will end up costing you so much.
Probably the biggest selling point for Baja Fresh, though, is the propaganda they throw at you right as you walk in the door (which I totally believe in).
ogb.wfu.edu /?id=471_0_6_0_M   (693 words)

  
 Folsom Food - Baja Fresh
Offering freshly prepared Mexican-style food, Baja Fresh is a great place for a quick, healthy, affordable bite to eat.
"Fresh" is proud to proclaim that they use no can openers or microwaves in their kitchen.
Baja Fresh is also one of the healthiest bites in town.
www.myfolsom.com /bajafresh.shtml   (123 words)

  
 Baja Fresh Rolls Out New Loyalty Program
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill is out with a new loyalty program that rewards customers with points to earn free food.
Baja Fresh has registered between 750 to 1,000 people to its loyalty program in the three test markets.
Baja Fresh, Thousand Oaks, CA, is a part of Wendy's International.
promomagazine.com /incentives/news/bajafresh_loyaltyprgm_053106   (681 words)

  
 Article - Money - Baja Fresh sold for $31 million   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Baja Fresh operates 300 restaurants, including 23 in Orange County.
The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter, and could lead to the closure of underperforming restaurants, one analyst said.
When Wendy's bought the Thousand Oaks-based Baja Fresh in 2002, it was one of the hottest concepts in the growing fast-casual segment.
www.ocregister.com /ocregister/money/homepage/article_1311344.php   (581 words)

  
 AP Wire | 10/12/2006 | Wendy's to sell struggling Baja Fresh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Wendy's, based in suburban Columbus, is selling the Baja Fresh chain after buying it in 2002 for $275 million.
The Baja Fresh chain was hurt by several leadership changes over the last few years, Anderson said.
It's best for Baja Fresh's to have a new owner and for Wendy's to concentrate on Wendy's, she said.
www.fortwayne.com /mld/journalgazette/business/15744051.htm   (581 words)

  
 Wendy’s buys Baja Fresh, analysts applaud
In a deal scheduled for completion this month, Wendy’s will spend $275 million in cash for the 10-year-old Baja Fresh fast Mexican food chain, which includes 169 stores in 16 states and revenues of $78 million.
The Baja Fresh deal will take the company even further towards boosting its long-term growth rate, according to Wall Street analysts.
When the deal is completed, Baja Fresh will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Wendy’s.
retailtrafficmag.com /news/retail_wendys_buys_baja/index.html   (324 words)

  
 Baja Fresh Mexican Grill Opens in Philadelphia - PhillyBlog - Philadelphia
They said something like baja had a 1000 calorie burrito and that these new healthy mexican places, baja is owned by wendys and mcdonalds has one can't recall the name, aren't all that healthy.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Baja Fresh Mexican Grill today announced the opening of their first restaurant in the Philadelphia market, in the suburb of Abington.
Baja Fresh prides itself on its no compromises approach when it comes to freshness and flavor.
www.phillyblog.com /philly/showthread.php?t=725   (394 words)

  
 Wendy's buys Baja Fresh for $275M
COLUMBUS — Wendy's International Inc. is buying the Baja Fresh Mexican Grill restaurant chain for $275 million as the nation's third-largest hamburger chain continues to venture into other types of fare to beef up earnings.
The 169-restaurant Baja Fresh chain will become a subsidiary of Wendy's while maintaining its offices in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Mr.
Schuessler said Baja Fresh can grow to as many as 700 restaurants in five years.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2002/06/01/fin_wendys_buys_baja.html   (290 words)

  
 Baja Fresh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill is an operationally driven company that believes it's all about being the defining standard in everything we do.
Baja Fresh is a place full of hard work, challenges, opportunity and development.
We are a performance-based company, which means you'll have the chance to succeed like you never have before.
company.monster.com /baja   (166 words)

  
 Marketplace: Clearance sale: Baja Fresh goes for $31 million
The nation's number three hamburger joint's selling its Baja Fresh Mexican Grill chain — $31 million was the asking price.
SARAH GARDNER: When Wendy's bought California-based Baja Fresh for $275 million, "fast-casual" was all the rage.
And the Ohio-based company said that selling Baja Fresh, as well as a recent spin-off of the Tim Hortons donut chain, would allow it to "sharpen its focus" on the Wendy's brand.
marketplace.publicradio.org /shows/2006/10/12/PM200610126.html   (482 words)

  
 Baja Fresh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Fresh ingredients, expert preparation, clean cheerful surroundings, genuine smiles, value for the dollar, and prompt courteous service are a tall order to fill...and their people do it, day in and day out.
The Baja Fresh® restaurant is filled with delicious, fresh aromas of grilled meats and spicy vegetables, with festive music in the background - all in a bright, clean setting where smiling people prepare your order right before your eyes.
Baja Fresh® currently has 300+ resturants all over the United States.
www.ngc-group.com /baja1.html   (178 words)

  
 ABC News: Wendy's May Sell Its Baja Fresh Chain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
COLUMBUS, Ohio Mar 3, 2006 (AP)— Wendy's International Inc. is exploring a sale of its underperforming Baja Fresh Mexican Grill unit and plans to boost its board ranks with three new directors endorsed by an influential investor.
The board changes are part of an agreement between Wendy's, Trian Partners and Among other commitments, Trian and Sandell have agreed to vote their shares in favor of the director nominees at Wendy's annual meeting in April.
In the past two years, Wendy's has retooled the Baja Fresh menu and closed 20 of the lowest-performing Baja restaurants among the more than 300 stores.
abcnews.go.com /Business/wireStory?id=1682506   (413 words)

  
 Wendy's Sells Baja Fresh - QSR magazine
[2006-10-12] Wendy's today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Baja Fresh Mexican Grill restaurant chain to a west coast restaurant operating company for about $31 million.
The deal is expected to close during the fourth quarter, subject to customary closing conditions.
Baja Fresh operates about 300 fresh Mexican restaurants in the U.S. The group purchasing Baja Fresh is a consortium of Investment Groups lead by David Kim.
www.qsrmagazine.com /shells/full.phtml?id=5139   (364 words)

  
 Calorie Counter - baja fresh
(Baja Fresh Mexican Grill) Tortilla Soup (with Chicken)
(Baja Fresh Mexican Grill) Fresh Mahi Mahi Ensalada - Charbroiled Fish
(Baja Fresh Mexican Grill) Baja Ensalada - Shrimp - (with Salsa Verde)
www.calorie-count.com /tag/food/bajafresh   (251 words)

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