World of Beer needs to return to Jacksonville, but with a new franchise operator and in two new areas.
And it is Planet of Beer Bar & Kitchen area now, with far more than 300 beers available at any time, and a restaurant menu with steaks, tacos, burgers and much more.
The franchisee team hopes to open up in the next quarter of 2022 at Butler Boulevard and Interstate 95 and in Jacksonville Beach, in which it also will have a rooftop patio.
“I strongly truly feel that Jacksonville is ‘right there.’ It’s a massive metropolis,” stated franchisee Jason Frimmel, whose team opened a Tallahassee franchise place in Oct.
“There are so many people that are establishing in Jacksonville. Even during the pandemic, nobody was stepping on the brakes.”
He mentioned there is a large amount of encouraging growth. “It exhibits there is energy in the town. Individuals are investing there. It is a increasing city and that is critical to us.”
World of Beer, then owned by a distinctive franchisee, closed in Jacksonville Seaside in 2015 and in the Tinseltown region of Deerwood Park North in 2016. It operated briefly at the seashore and a number of yrs in Tinseltown.
Frimmel said he was not acquainted with that franchisee or why the locations shut.
Frimmel, based in Tallahassee, is the president and operating principal of Hospitality Leaders Jax 1 Inc. and Hospitality Leaders Jax 2 Inc.
Frimmel, his uncle, Robert Frimmel, and Sean and Ashley Githens comprise the Hospitality Leaders teams.
They hope to open up the Jacksonville spots in February. Blended, the two locations would hire about 220 workers, Jason Frimmel estimates.
The team is functioning on web-sites at Liberty Heart at Butler Boulevard and Bonneval Street in Jacksonville and at the Beach Plaza Outparcel in Jacksonville Beach front.
Equally places are new shell areas that Globe of Beer will establish-out to its requirements. Frimmel experienced no estimate of construction costs.
The very first and most significant will be the 5,625-square-foot absolutely free-standing Liberty Heart framework. It also would have ground-floor patio place.
Programs for a zoning exception and an administrative waiver display a 227-seat restaurant at 7707 Bonneval Highway. There are 161 indoor and 66 patio seats.
A web site program also gives the tackle as 5105 Butler Blvd., which is one of the two outparcel buildings at the website.
Architect JVB Architect LLC of Tampa utilized to the city for an exception for outside the house sales and support in conjunction with a restaurant promoting beer and wine only.
It also seeks an administrative deviation to decrease the selection of off-street parking spaces from 435 to 409 and lessen the dumpster setback.
The exception and deviation would be granted to Frimmel’s group.
The Jacksonville Preparing and Enhancement Department could look at the exception Aug. 5.
Hakimian Holdings Inc. owns the building, one of two 5,600-square-foot buildings it built in 2020 on outparcels at its headquarters house at 7077 Bonneval Street.
The 2nd Planet of Beer site is a 4,700-sq.-foot area with a rooftop patio at 1198 Beach front Blvd. in Jacksonville Beach front. Ashco Inc. is the developer of the multitenant centre. Frimmel expects about 145 seats.
“The rooftop bar will be a exclusive giving to enhance the by now impressive factors that entice folks to Jacksonville Beach,” he stated.
Frimmel mentioned his team enjoys being a Environment of Beer franchisee.
“I am passionate about craft beer,” he mentioned.
He appears to be ahead “to carry on to assistance Jacksonville breweries, Florida breweries and several breweries throughout the country and entire world.”
He stated he has recognized associations with Jacksonville region breweries and needs to develop people and make new connections.
“We sense strongly that Globe of Beer is a supreme supplying for Jacksonville and appear forward to bringing a top-tier hospitality knowledge to the Jacksonville current market.”
The Entire world of Beer web page says there are more than 60 Planet of Beer areas across North America and Asia.
“Today, a visit to Planet of Beer Bar + Kitchen is a journey,” states WOBfranchising.com.
“You’ll locate a gathering of seasoned beer enthusiasts and rookies alike using component in the delightful discovery of above 350 of the World’s most eclectic beers. All around in this article, the men and women are passionate, experienced and keen to assistance you come across a tasty libation and the perfect food stuff pairing to go with it.”
An on-line menu exhibits steaks, salmon, fried shrimp, tacos, burgers, bowls, flatbreads, ribs, salads and other goods. “You name it, we’ve bought it,” Frimmel reported.
He mentioned the menu evolves centered on consumer tastes.