March 30, 2015

Ted’s Cafe Escondido Announces the Opening of its Newest Location in Overland Park, Kansas

Ted's Café Escondido ("Ted's" or the "Company") announced that it has opened its ninth restaurant in Overland Park, KS a suburb of Kansas City, MO. This marks Ted's first restaurant in Kansas City. The Overland Park, KS Ted's Café Escondido opened March 30, 2015 at 7001 W. 135th St. Overland Park, Kansas 66223 in the Corbin Park Shopping Village. The new Kansas City location will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Friday and Saturday till 10 p.m. and Sunday nights till 8:30 p.m. For more than 20 years, Ted's has developed an excellent and well-recognized brand by providing great tasting food, made from the freshest quality ingredients, and served by well-trained, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. An uncompromising commitment to service is deeply engrained in Ted's culture which results in fierce guest loyalty, evidenced by consistent repeat business, frequent word-of-mouth referrals and a diverse guest base. Ted's is thrilled to bring its fresh, delicious food, great service and family friendly atmosphere to the Kansas City market. The restaurant has a large dining room with a separate bar area that overlooks the centerpiece cascading water fountain of Corbin Park Shopping Village. Customers will also enjoy watching the kitchen prepare fresh tortillas daily through the open-viewing format kitchen. With every entrée Ted's customers will indulge in its signature complimentary fresh tortilla chips, salsa and cheese dip. Ted's is planning to open two more restaurants in the Kansas City metropolitan area in 2015. Beyond 2015 Ted's is committed to finding more quality restaurant locations to bring its upbeat, intimate and lively ambiance, colorful décor, festive Mexican music, bright lighting, and energetic family-friendly atmosphere to people of all ages. "The Ted's guest experience is second to none and really sets a new standard for quality food and service in the upscale-casual Mexican dining category," commented John G. Troiano, the Managing Partner of private equity firm The Beekman Group, Ted's majority shareholder, "we look forward to supporting the company to expand the Ted's experience across the region." About The Beekman Group The Beekman Group is a leading private equity firm, based in New York, dedicated to bringing financial and operational resources to lower middle-market companies. Beekman's team consists of experienced private equity professionals, as well as a select group of Industry Advisors, who are leading executives in Beekman's targeted industry segments. This Industry Advisor approach to investing is the cornerstone of Beekman's investment strategy - creating value through accelerating growth in partnership with small and middle-market management teams. For more information, please visit About Ted's Café Escondido Ted's Café Escondido, based in Oklahoma City, OK, is a full-service Mexican/Tex-Mex casual dining restaurant chain. The Company has built a loyal customer following based on its food quality, an exceptional guest experience and an outstanding value proposition. The Company operates nine restaurants in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Kansas City. For more information, please visit  please visit