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Bubba Gump Shrimp opens at Citta Mall


PETALING JAYA: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co's third outlet, with an investment of RM3.5 million, was opened at Citta Mall in Ara Damansara, here, recently. The outlet offers indoor and alfresco dining.

NZ Diners Sdn Bhd director, Nur Nadia SM Nasimuddin, said the outlet in the trendy mall is  easily accessible via the Federal Highway and New Klang Valley Expressway, is expected to contribute to 42 per cent revenue growth for this year.

"We will invest RM15 million within the next three to five years for new outlets to be opened around Kuala Lumpur's Golden Triangle and at the Platinum Park," she said.

Nadia added that NZ Diners was also looking into expanding into Penang and Johor Baru.  

"We have introduced new items on the menu, in addition to the main delicious cajun dishes and ribs," she said.

Landry's Restaurants Inc operations and international franchising vice-president, Victor Jones, was also present at the launch.

He was pleased with the opening of a new outlet in Malaysia.

"Nadia and her team have created a beautiful and fun dining outlet. There are updated memorabilia used in the interior decoration, too," he said.

Jones was present to officiate the launch with Nadia and Naza Group of Companies director, Puan Sri Utama Zaleha Ismail.

Jones also played a round of table tennis game with Nadia during the launch.

The outlet's interior was decorated with red and blue signature dining furniture, sports and armed forces collectibles, homemade cooking items and a ballroom lamp.

Among new items on the menu are appetisers, deep-fried shrimp with sweet and spicy Thai sauce dip, which cost RM22.90. The far-out dip and shrimp mayan salsa with tortilla chips costs RM35.90.

Desserts include key lime pie, extra moist chocolate cake with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream.

The outlet opens from 11am to 11pm on weekdays, and 11am to midnight on weekends.

NZ Diners is the food and beverages arm of Naza Group of Companies.

Nur Nadia SM Nasimuddin (right) with Victor Jones (left) during the launching of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. at Citta Mall, Ara Damansara. Pic by Mokhsin Abidin

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