Second Restaurant Named for Rodgers, Braun to Open

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

UPDATE: 5/21 at 9:30 a.m.

GLENDALE, Wis. (AP) -- A Brookfield restaurant named for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is opening a second location.

8-Twelve MVP Bar & Grill opened last summer in Brookfield and is run by SURG Restaurant Group.

Company spokeswoman Jaime Jacobs says they don't have a firm opening date, but they hope to have it open by October. It will be located at Bayshore Mall in Glendale.

In a statement, Braun and Rodgers both said they were excited to open a second location.

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ORIGINAL STORY: 5/7/12 at 1:46 p.m.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun have now opened the doors to their restaurant,
8*twelve.

The restaurant is located at 17800 W. Bluemound Road in Brookfield.

The SURG group will operate the restaurant, which will feature American classics on a wood-fire grill. The Journal Sentinel says the SURG group also operates Ryan Braun's Graffito restaurant in Milwaukee's Third Ward.

To view the restaurant's website click here.

The Associated Press contributed to this report


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