WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Nov. 25, 2014) - Brothers Kelly and Rob Burns, Browns Socialhouse franchisees, are excited to announce the grand opening of the first Manitoba Socialhouse. Located in the Kildonan Green neighbourhood of Winnipeg, the Socialhouse will be franchisor, Browns Restaurant Group's, 32nd restaurant in Canada.

Operated by an experienced, passionate and local management team, the new Socialhouse will offer the same premium casual dining experience Browns has become known for, complete with their high quality food program, eclectic design elements and welcoming service in a vibrant yet compact, social space, which the Browns brand has been known for.

With over twenty years of combined restaurant experience, guests of the new location can expect a seamless and enjoyable dining experience under Regional Manager Shane Hardy and General Manager Beau Schell's leadership. Hardy become involved in the restaurant industry in 2008, where he previously owned and operated a sports bar in Regina. In 2012, he was given the opportunity to work within a growing company with a rising brand presence, and became involved with Browns Socialhouse as an owner / operator of the Eastgate, Regina location. In the summer of 2014, Hardy moved to Winnipeg to oversee the expansion of the new Kildonan Green location. Schell has apprenticed at Peasant Cookering and worked previously as a Chef at Food Evolution.

Following through on Browns' passion for delivering the art of exceptional cuisine, Chef Mike Joss will ensure the quality of food and daily kitchen operations at Kildonan Green continues to exceeds Browns' standards and will keep guests coming back to enjoy the menu, time again. Joss has sixteen years of experience in the kitchen and has managed other various kitchens throughout Winnipeg.

"We are so excited to be able to announce the grand opening of our first location in Manitoba", shares Hardy. "We have already received such a positive welcoming by the community in Kildonan Green and are pleased to be able to offer the Browns Socialhouse premium casual experience. I know both myself, Beau and Chef Mike Joss are looking forward to working with our dedicated servers and line cooks to succeed in Browns continued expansion across Canada."

The Kildonan Green Browns Socialhouse remains true to their smaller footprint, consisting of a compact 3,300 square feet of restaurant space, with 116 seats inside and a patio with 30 additional seats. Browns' signature masculine meets feminine interior design style is showcased through features such as the artwall, skull bulkhead, Browns mosaic walls tiles, live edge tables, bird cage chandeliers and much more featured throughout the restaurant.

Browns Socialhouse Kildonan Green is located at 207-1750 Plessis Road. Browns Socialhouse will continue to expand throughout the Winnipeg area in the coming years. For more information about Browns Socialhouse, please visit

About Browns Restaurant Group:

Browns Restaurant Group has been making guests feel at home since 2004. With a growing list of franchised locations throughout Western Canada, each Browns Socialhouse is owned and operated by a community-minded Franchisee. Browns President and CEO Scott Morison pioneered the Socialhouse concept as an innovative, small footprint business model, dedicated to rewarding the efforts of ambitious, energetic and highly skilled restaurant veterans seeking ownership opportunities. Whether it's for a business lunch, after-work cocktail, celebratory get-together with family and friends or a comfortable, relaxed environment to watch the big game, Browns is the place to be social. Visit, friend Browns Socialhouse on Facebook and follow @BrownsSocialize on Twitter.

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Chelsea Moore
Talk Shop Media