Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. develops and operates casual restaurant chain. During the fiscal year ended December 30, 2008 (fiscal 2008), the Company operated 26 restaurants in 11 Midwestern states featuring on-premises breweries. It operates a centrally-located beer production facility in Ellsworth, Iowa. In August 2008, the Company ceased operations at its restaurant in Rogers, Arkansas. In February 2009, the Company opened an restaurant in Indianapolis, Indiana.