Local RGV Restaurant – Wing Barn – will not open dining rooms at 25 percent capacity – will continue to offer curbside to-go service only

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Local Rio Grande Valley (RGV) restaurant, Wing Barn will not open Friday, May 1, despite Texas Gov. Greg Abbot’s permission to operate restaurants at a 25% capacity. They will continue to offer curbside pick up, to-go, and delivery service.

Brownsville, TX (April 28, 2020) –– Local Rio Grande Valley (RGV) restaurant, Wing Barn will not open Friday, May 1, despite Texas Gov. Greg Abbot’s permission to operate restaurants at a 25% capacity. They will continue to offer curbside pick up, to-go, and delivery service.

“We’re not ready to open our dining rooms just yet,” said Bobby Saenz, Wing Barn Owner. We are family-owned and operated; we consider our employees family; When we open, we want to feel 100% certain and right now we are still developing a plan to keep our employees and customers safe.”

Wing Barn seating capacity is about 100. On a usual day, the stores can employ up to 10 staff or more; therefore, with the 25% capacity rule, only 15 customers could be allowed in at a time. Also, Wing Barn has gone from 20% takeout to 100% curbside.

“Having to pivot to a new business plan and do so quickly has brought its challenges,” says Saenz. “However, we’re up for the challenge and our team is adapting as best we can.”

Wing Barn will use this time to solidify their safety plans, so that when Gov. Abbot opens restaurants to 50% capacity, they can open in store dining and service both in store and to-go/curbside customers safely. Wing Barn is a locally owned, family business. Since 2010, Wing Barn has opened seven locations across the Rio Grande Valley, including in: Olmito, McAllen, Harlingen and Edinburg. Two more locations are scheduled to open in 2020 in San Juan, TX and Weslaco, TX. Wing Barn prides itself on being a local, family-owned and operated restaurant that offers hand made food.

For more information about Wing Barn contact Monica Saenz-Vigil at 202.257.4964 or email [email protected].

BROWNSVILLE

3025 Boca Chica Blvd, Suite 1-l
Brownsville,TX 78521
956-541-2276

3000 Pablo Kisel Bldv, Suite 300-B-2
Brownsville,TX 78526
956-545-0833

HARLINGEN

1306 N. Ed Carey Drive Suite 1350
Harlingen,TX 78550
956-230-2188

6710 W. Expressway 83 Ste. 105
Harlingen,TX 78552
956-291-7066

MCALLEN

5712 N. 10th Street Suite 100
McAllen,TX 78504
956-627-1478

EDINBURG

4013 South I-69 C
Edinburg,TX 78539
956-513-1102

OLMITO

7097 N. Expressway 77, Suite 11
Olmito,TX 78575
956-545-0269

SAN JUAN

707 IH-2 #100 (next to HEB Plus)
San Juan, TX 78589
956-290-9280

WESLACO

915 IH 2 suite 100
Weslaco, Texas 78596

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