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Look out Omaha! PepperJax has opened a new location. This is the second location since August. The new restaurant is at 510 S 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68114, just north of Nebraska Furniture Mart. The location features a brand refresh and updated look, new service model with cashier and kiosk ordering, and a convenient pre-order pick-up window. Now guests have the option to order ahead online or through the PJax app and pick up their order without having to leave their car. This is the second restaurant to open with an updated look. In August, PepperJax opened a location at 2444 S 132nd Street that has a traditional drive thru set-up.

New location at 72nd street

The new restaurant is considered a location move. PepperJax had a different spot around the corner off 74th and Pacific that they have operated since 2006. The brand decided to move to 72nd street to a free-standing building. The addition of the pick-up window is the newest roll-out for the brand and something they are testing as a potential option for future locations.

Because PepperJax grills every entree to order and allows total customization, there are a lot of options and combinations for customers. The pre-order pick-up window is a potential alternative for drive thrus to assist guests in building their entrees conveniently from their device.

Inside look of new location

The location celebrated their opening with a VIP event that raised money for the American Cancer Society. It has been a company tradition from the beginning where they invite friends, family, and neighbors to get a sneak peak of their new restaurant. PepperJax serves free food in exchange for a monetary donation to charity. The event provides and environment for the staff to practice in a live customer setting and prepare for their opening day. The restaurant opened to the public on Wednesday, September 29th.

As for the future, the expansion in Omaha will continue with a new site located off 144th and I-80 that will open in the upcoming months. Omaha is where PepperJax started back in 2002 and continues to be a flagship for the brand. The company will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first location in January.

PepperJax operates in Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, South Dakota, and Minnesota. For more information or to stay in-the-know check out The Buzz at PepperJax Grill | Our Latest News and Events or follow us at PepperJax Grill | Facebook.


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PepperJax grill is unveiling their next generation of restaurants ahead of their 20-year anniversary and the location holds special meaning to the brand.

PepperJax Grill is a quick-casual, grill-to-order restaurant. They opened the doors of their first location in January 2002 in Omaha, Nebraska. Now, almost 20 years later, the original location is moving across the street. Their new spot is a free-standing building with drive-thru and will showcase their new look and service model.

“Coming back to where we started to introduce a new start is nothing short of exciting for us” said Erin Palladino, Chief Marketing Officer. “We have worked hard on this next gen set-up, and we are excited to see our customer’s reaction” Palladino continued.

Outside of a whole new look, PepperJax Grill’s next generation locations will offer multiple service channels such as cashier ordering and kiosk ordering. Drive thrus will also be added where possible. Everything about the brand’s evolution is offering choices and convenience to the guest in a relaxed and fun environment. However, there is one staple the brand refuses to give on and that’s the grill. Cooking to order and being grill-centric will always be a brand standard.

As far as future plans go, PepperJax hopes to refresh existing locations to the their new look and service model. The company currently has 32 locations across six states and counting. To find a grill near you, you can visit Our Locations and Menus | PepperJax Grill | Custom Cheesesteaks and More. for more information.

If you’re in the Omaha area, their new location is located at 2444 S 132nd Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68144 and set to open on August 16th, 2021.


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PepperJax has launched 2 new mobile kitchens. The food trucks are mini replicas of a PepperJax kitchen including their grill. Similar to in-store operations, they will be cooking live to order.

The trucks have a multi-purpose use for the brand. Outside of traditional things like events and festivals, PepperJax will use the trucks as a teaser for new restaurant openings. Additionally, they plan to utilize the trucks at existing restaurants that will be going through a brand refresh.

PepperJax introduced it’s first mobile kitchen in North Platte, Nebraska ahead of their store opening. The second truck is on the move in Iowa participating in local events this summer. The brand hopes to be able to offer mobile kitchens in the future for large caters and private parties.

“They’re the real deal. We didn’t skimp on the process and will be cooking to order just like we do in-store. We also added technology to stay current like digital menu boards and a sound system to keep guests entertained” says Erin Palladino, Chief Marketing Officer.

The mobile kitchens are a new way for PepperJax to participate within communities they service and introduce themselves to new ones. It really is grill-to-go, with the new PepperJax mobile kitchen. Food trucks beware.


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PepperJax will open their newest location this July in North Platte, Nebraska.  They will be located at 1313 S Dewey Street. The restaurant will have dine-in and drive-thru options. They will also be introducing a limited bar offering.

North Platte patrons can get a preview of their famous phillies ahead of the open by visiting the PepperJax food truck. The truck is located in front of the future location.  The food truck hours are 11:00am – 8:00pm, 5 days a week. If you’re looking to join the Grand Opening team, apply online at Get a Job | PepperJax Grill | Careers at PepperJax or stop by the food truck for more information.

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Arby’s, Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta, El Pollo Loco, Houlihan’s, Johnny Rockets, Krystal, PepperJax Grill and Sonic Drive-In also introduce new items

Slow-cooked pulled pork grilled to order with mushroom, onions, green peppers, and banana peppers on a Philly roll, also available at a bowl, $7.50

Availability: Permanent


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PepperJax Grill Rolls Out New Pulled Pork

Brave the heat this summer and get your buns out for PepperJax Grill’s all new Pulled Pork. The newest grill option is available at all PepperJax Grill locations now.
True to its signature grill experience, the new Pulled Pork is fired up and grilled-up fresh for every guest order then loaded with mushrooms, onions, green peppers and banana peppers and layered on to a hearth-baked Philly roll.
“Our guests love us for our high-quality meats grilled up right in front of them,” says Tim Casey, CEO of PepperJax Grill.
“Pulled Pork stays true to that grill experience as it brings guests a new, full-of-flavor option that balances something new with something tried-and-true. Pulled Pork continues to round-out our protein offerings at the grill, we love the product and can’t wait for our guests to try it.”
PepperJax Grill restaurants have been firing up classic Jax Phillies with savory meats, like Classic Steak or Smoked Brisket, served hot-off-the grill for more than 15 years in a welcoming ambiance all grilled in an experience all its own. Guests can add the new Pulled Pork to any Philly, Bowl, or Loaded Fries at their nearest location today.


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Pepperjax Grill Ready to Greet Salina

Salina residents will have yet another new place to eat to experience.

The newest addition to the Salina food scene: Pepperjax Grill, a chain restaurant firing up classic Philly Cheese Steaks and other savory meat sandwiches and salads; and this chain has been doing so for over 15 years.

Pepperjax Grill is located in south Salina at 3015 S. 9th St.

The restaurant specializes in the way they make their food; on a grill, right in front of the hungry customer.

Erin Palladino, VP of Ops Services, says that the Salina location is the 10th restaurant of the chain to open in Kansas and they are excited to make their debut in central Kansas.

Not only is the restaurant new, but Pepperjax Grill debuted their new logo and updated interior decor to the Salina location.

Meg Prejzner, Pepperjax Grill Communications Manager, says that the Salina location will even debut a new dish.

While guests had their first look at the food Pepperjax Grill had to offer today, they also made donations that all went to the Military Affairs Council as a part of the VIP Event.

Palladino says that this is something Pepperjax Grill will like to continue in their newest community.
All this, as Pepperjax Grill readies itself for its opening to the public tomorrow, June 7.

Although tomorrow is public opening of the restaurant, the community is invited back to the official Grand Opening on Tuesday, June 20, where Pepperjax will have specials, prizes and other giveaways.


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Salina PepperJax Grill Opens Today

PepperJax Grill will open today at 3015 S. Ninth in Salina.
The restaurant, known for its classic Philly steak sandwiches, is located at the corner of Ninth Street and Schilling Road. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Seating is available for about 75 customers.
The restaurant will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting at 10:30 a.m. June 20, and special meal prices will be offered. Food specials and prizes also will be offered throughout the summer.
According to a news release, the restaurant employs 20 people and is seeking more full- and part-time employees. To apply, go online to

SALINA POST- PepperJax Grill schedules grand opening

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Pepperjax Grill Ready to Greet Salina

PepperJax Grill will celebrate the opening of their new Salina location in the Salina Square, 3015 South 9th, with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration at 11 a.m. on June 20.

“Our new location in Salina is truly one-of-a-kind for PepperJax,” said Tim Casey, CEO of PepperJax Grill. “We’re introducing a few new, unique design features in Salina, and our commitment to great quality food, paired with our new look and feel will provide the ultimate dining experience.”

The restaurant’s first location opened in Omaha in 2002 and featured classic Philly Cheesesteaks and bowls with “hot-off-the-grill meats.” According to a PepperJax spokesperson, the Salina location will employ more than 20 “team members” and they are currently looking for full and part-time employees. The starting pay is $9.50-per-hour and applications can be found at

Several specials will be available during the Grand Opening. “PepperJax will work with many community and school groups in a variety of events including its first partnership and fundraiser with the Military Affairs Council in conjunction with the restaurant’s opening.”

Grand Opening Specials Include

  • Buy-One-Get-One Free Offer on all entrees for all guests available all Grand Opening Day, Tuesday, June 20.
  • Guests can enter to win a free mountain bike in June.
  • Gift Card Scavenger Hunt Giveaway: Every Friday in July, PepperJax will hide gift cards in or around popular Salina landmarks. The first to find the gift card will win $25 to PepperJax. Clues will be posted every Friday morning on PepperJax Facebook page.
  • August will kick-off free Bottomless Fries for high school students, who can enjoy unlimited fries with any entrée purchase while taking advantage of free wifi.


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Teacher Appreciation Freebies and Deals for Wichita-area Teachers

We may never be able to thank teachers enough for all their hard work, but we can try! We can’t think of a better way to show our appreciation than by listing all the FREE goodies and deals in the Wichita area that are starting well before Teacher Appreciation Week. From free food, to free car washes, to amazing discounts at local stores, we know you’ll get the most out of your Appreciation week!

2017 Teacher Appreciation Week is officially from May 8 through May 12, but the deals start MUCH earlier than that. Be sure you look at the dates for each deal so you don’t miss any of them!

PepperJax Grill BOGO for Teachers

PepperJax Grill will be showing their love for teachers with a full week of deals, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week! They will be offering a buy-one/get-one FREE deal when you purchase any entrée. In Wichita, they have two locations, one on the East side and one on the West side. Head over to either PepperJax Grill location from May 1 to May 9 (Teacher Appreciation Day) to get your favorite mouthwatering dish (Philly cheesesteaks, smoked brisket, loaded fries, just to name a few). Bring your school ID to show at the register, and enjoy your delicious FREE entrée, teachers!

Date: Monday, May 1 to Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Time: Regular business hours, Sunday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Locations: East side: 3130 N. Rock Rd. Unit 50, West side: 2616 N. Maize Rd. Unit 102
Cost: Free Entrée with the purchase of a second entree
Who: Any Wichita-area Faculty and Staff