Shawarma Press® continues expansion in Texas with the opening of its sixth location in Frisco


Customers and local dignitaries greet the popular franchise at the frisco community

IRVING, TX, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Shawarma Pressthe award-winning quick service franchise that is committed to bringing authentic, wholesome Mediterranean fare to the masses, continued to dot the Texas landscape with the recent opening of its sixth address in frisco. Enthusiastic patrons quickly welcomed the restaurant into the community by showing up hours before the official opening and forming a line that snaked its way through the parking lot. Members of frisco The Chamber of Commerce and other local dignitaries joined in the festivities which included free samples of mouth-watering shawarma and discounts on wraps and exclusive menu items. Located at 6363 Dallas Parkway, Suite 107, the frisco local is the sixth Shawarma press operating across Texasincluding restaurants in Walmart stores of Arlington, Plan, San Antonio and georgetownand the company’s flagship headquarters in Irving.

“We are overwhelmed by the warm welcome we are receiving from the frisco said Sawsan Abublan, CEO and co-founder of Shawarma Press Franchising. “To see so many eager customers showing up on opening day and then returning later with family and friends is truly a blessing. “We are passionate about bringing our healthy Mediterranean food concept to the frisco Region.”

Open daily from 11 a.m.10 p.m., the new location is the go-to place for authentic and innovative Mediterranean cuisine, including shawarma wraps made with all-natural chicken and premium beef, homemade falafel and hummus, as well as soups, salads, bowls and fresh pastries. The menu, along with an interactive nutrition calculator to help customers on restricted diets or concerned about allergies, reflects the brand’s commitment to health and recognition of the Mediterranean diet, which is ranked as the healthiest diet in the world.

“Customers are realizing that Shawarma Press is an alternative to quick-serve foods that are sometimes loaded with empty calories and high in sugars, fats, preservatives and sodium,” Abublan said. “We are excited to provide our customers with delicious, nutritious and heart-healthy meals they can feel good about.”

In addition to dining in the cheerful and colorful restaurant, take-out and delivery options are available, as well as catering services for special occasions or events. Customer favorites include the incredibly addictive freshly made hummus as well as wraps to please all taste buds including Chicken Shawarma, Traditional Tandori Press™ and Original Spicy Tex-Mex Press™.

Co-founded by dallas entrepreneurs Sawsan Abublan and Dr. Ehap Sabri, the first Shawarma Press opened in Irving in 2017. Since then, the restaurant’s growing popularity has led to franchise applications across the Texas and nationally. According to Ehap Sabri, PhD, who is a former KPMG supply chain chief and adjunct professor at UTD’s School of Business, more restaurants will open throughout Texas this year, followed by Wichita Falls, Lufkinand Temple. He said the expansion plan is to open more than 100 restaurants in Walmart stores and standalone locations over the next five years.

Along with its rapid expansion, Shawarma Press is receiving recognition and praise from the restaurant franchise industry. The co-founders were recently recipients of the 2022 Innovation Prize awarded by Franchise Update Media, which recognizes the nation’s top franchisors who create the most successful strategies to grow their brands. Shawarma Press received the Most Innovative Supply Chain Award. Additionally, Sabri and Abublan were recently appointed’s The Top 100 Movers & Shakers list, which recognizes the industry’s top performing fast casual brands based on criteria such as profitability, creativity, scale and dedication to innovation, leadership and resilience.

For more information or media inquiries, contact Rhonda PriceTopFire Media at (561) 371-9407 or [email protected]. For more information on the franchise, visit


Proudly serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine made from scratch, Shawarma Press incorporates chicken and beef shawarma into a variety of wraps, bowls and platters, with additional homemade staples like falafel, hummus and pastries. Shawarma Press offers a varied menu that is bursting with authentic and fusional flavors to please a wide variety of palates, from the most conservative to the most adventurous. The company remains true to its core values ​​of social responsibility, integrity, reliability and excellence. These values ​​also extend to its customers and community. The company engages with local charities to alleviate family hunger and give back to the community, something that started locally but will one day expand globally.

Customers can learn more, view the menu or place orders online at With its head office located at 400 East Royal Lane in Irving, Shawarma Press is rapidly expanding an additional 100 sites planned nationwide over the next five years. For more information on the franchise, visit

Rhonda Price
(561) 371-9407
[email protected]

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