Pokeworks opens store in McAllen, Texas
Pokeworks, the nation’s biggest and biggest poke brand, today announced the opening of its brand new Texas location in McAllen. The restaurant officially opened to the McAllen community on March 31, marking the 15th Pokeworks restaurant in the Lone Star State.
The new poke restaurant is owned and operated by a local couple, Agustin and Amairany Guzman, who also own a handful of other restaurants in the area. Agustin, who has over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry, is a former world-class swimmer who led marketing initiatives for pharmaceutical companies, before moving into restaurant ownership.
“When we were looking for the next concept to add to our portfolio, we wanted to find something that would not only compliment our other restaurants, but also wow us,” says Agustin. and a delicious menu at Pokeworks, and we knew the concept was worth the investment. Given the brand’s unique offerings, we’re confident that Pokeworks will thrive in McAllen. Amairany and I look forward to expanding the brand in Texas, starting with McAllen, and eventually opening three to five more Pokeworks locations in the state.
Pokeworks is known for serving only the highest quality sashimi-grade fish, protein, fresh-cut vegetables and artisan sauces. Additionally, the brand’s innovative Poke Your Way™ menu allows for full customization of gourmet and conscious food options, including gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, keto, nut-free and raw.
“The Guzmans are the perfect couple to help grow our brand in Texas, where we already have a strong brand presence,” said Larry Sidoti, director of development for Pokeworks. “Given Agustin and Amairany’s track record of success as restaurant owners, I am confident that the McAllen location will thrive under their leadership. We look forward to seeing the community response to our brand and to support the growth of the team as it continues to add new locations.”
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