MRM News: Busting Into New Jersey–Dave & Buster’s Enters New Frontier
3 Min Watch By Barbara Castiglia and Kevin Freibott
Thanks to the passage of legislation ending a 56-year ban on games-based establishments selling liquor, New Jersey’s very first Dave & Buster’s location opened in Woodbridge. The 34,000-square-foot “eatertainment” destination features a state-of-the-art sports bar with a massive wall of HDTVs, chef-crafted menu items, one-of-a-kind cocktails in addition to more than 150 of the latest arcade games including InJustice, World’s Largest PAC-MAN, and Space Invaders Frenzy. The special event room capacity from 25 – 100 people. Additionally, the D&B Sports Lounge can be rented for exclusive events (up to 150 guests) or the entire venue for up to 1,900 guests.
Dave & Buster’s also brings more than 240 new jobs to the state. Headquartered in Dallas, the brand operates 100 large-venue, high-volume restaurant/entertainment complexes throughout North America
MRM News spoke with Regional Operations Manager Bruce Crane about building the brand in a new location.