The booth to open Texas’ first location in the woods

THE WOODLANDS, TX – “American Classics Redefined,” a fast-casual concept focused on making high-quality food with premium ingredients, will open its first Texas location at The Woodlands at 2000 Hughes Landing Blvd. Suite F-700.

Founded in 2003, The Stand opened its first location in Encino, California. Since its inception, The Stand has focused on delivering high quality food in a home environment. From mouth-watering burgers to crisp and refreshing salads, and vegan and vegetarian options, this successful restaurant offers one of the broadest and most accessible menus that can accommodate a variety of diets. By the end of 2022, The Stand will have 15 locations open.

From August 9, 2022, The Stand will begin its extended open period which will allow it to embrace The Woodlands community while connecting with local leaders. During this period, The Stand is running a series of charitable donations that will benefit various local organizations. To kick off this initiative, The Stand will host a charity soft opening day on August 9, 2022, where 100% of sales will be donated to both the Montgomery County Food Bank and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. During the charity soft opening day, The Stand will also match up to $2,500 in additional donations made by event guests to each nonprofit organization. From August 10, 2022, The Stand will begin its period of soft opening to the public.


The Soft Opening Charity Day of the Stand on August 9, 2022 will take place in two stages. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., lunch service will be provided with sales going directly to the Montgomery County Food Bank. To RSVP for lunch, please visit From 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., dinner service will be offered and proceeds will go directly to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. To RSVP for dinner, please visit Participation is limited to the first 150 registered guests per event.

“We are proud to officially open The Stand’s first location in Texas this fall. With a vibrant and active community of families and professionals, The Woodlands is the perfect place to establish our roots in the Texas market,” said Murray Wishengrad, CEO/Founder of The Stand. “We are committed to providing our new neighbors with excellent food and first-rate service while regularly giving back to the community that welcomes us.”

The Stand’s entry into the Texas market demonstrates the brand’s unwavering commitment to growth. Buffalo 1942 LLC, a subsidiary of Triple Tap Ventures LLC, is the exclusive Texas licensee of The Stand restaurant concept.


“I am honored by the trust placed in Triple Tap Ventures by the owners and team of The Stand,” said Neil Billingsley-Michaelsen, CEO and President of Triple Tap Ventures LLC. “In the Texas market, there is an opportunity for exponential growth. For this reason, we are actively seeking new development sites in Houston and throughout the state, as we are deeply committed to expanding this phenomenal brand across Texas.

For Texas real estate or development inquiries, contact Neil Billingsley-Michaelsen at or (281) 809-2900.

To learn more about The Stand, visit

Founded in 2003, California-based The Stand offers one of the widest and most accessible menus in the category with something to satisfy everyone. With 12 locations currently in operation and three new locations in development in Southern California and now in The Woodlands, TX, the brand is focused on the intersection of high quality food and incredible value. For more information on the stand, visit

Triple Tap Ventures is an operator, owner, developer, licensee and franchisee of notable brands, restaurants and entertainment venues. The company drives growth of the kind of brands it would like to see in the world, with people who want to grow and create memorable experiences together. Current concepts from Triple Tap Ventures include Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Cinema, The Stand “American Classics Redefined” and Loop 9 BBQ. For more information about Triple Tap Ventures, visit


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