LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: FAT) (“FAT Brands” or the “Company”), parent company of Fatburger, The Last Great Hamburger Stand™, announces today the development of another ten co-branded Fatburger and Buffalo’s Express concepts in Canada. In partnership with Frankie’s Burger Enterprises, Inc., the co-branded restaurants will increase the brand’s presence throughout Canada this year to more than 65 Fatburger restaurants in the market.
Hollywood’s iconic Fatburger is best known for its mouthwatering, juicy burgers made famous by founder Lovie Yancey in Los Angeles more than 70 years ago. Each Fatburger is made-to-order with traditional fixings and delicious add-on items such as bacon, onion rings, cheese and egg. Buffalo’s Express further complements Fatburger’s menu offerings with fresh, never frozen, boneless and bone-in chicken wings made with over 13 different sauces.
“We at Frankie’s Burger Enterprises, Inc. are very excited to continue our partnership with FAT Brands to build upon our success throughout Canada that we began more than 10 years ago,” said Frank Di Benedetto, President and CEO of Frankie’s Burger Enterprises, Inc.
“We are honored to continue our partnership with Frank DiBenedetto of Frankie’s Burger Enterprises, Inc. to further expand our footprint in the region,” said Andy Wiederhorn, CEO of FAT Brands. “Through this partnership, we are thrilled to continue to provide our classic fare to more consumers throughout Canada.”
Fresh. Authentic. Tasty. Brands
FAT Brands (NASDAQ: FAT) is a leading global franchising company that strategically acquires, markets and develops fast casual and casual dining restaurant concepts around the world. The Company currently owns seven restaurant brands, Fatburger, Buffalo’s Cafe, Buffalo’s Express, Hurricane Grill & Wings, Yalla Mediterranean and Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses, that have over 300 locations open and more than 200 under development around the world.
An all-American, Hollywood favorite, Fatburger is a fast-casual restaurant serving big, juicy, tasty burgers and grilled and crispy chicken offerings, crafted specifically to each customer’s liking. With a legacy spanning 70 years, Fatburger’s extraordinary quality and taste inspire fierce loyalty amongst its fan base, which includes a number of A-list celebrities and athletes. Featuring a contemporary design and ambiance, Fatburger offers an unparalleled dining experience, demonstrating the same dedication to serving gourmet, homemade, custom-built burgers as it has since 1952 – The Last Great Hamburger Stand™.
About Buffalo’s Express
Founded in 1985 in Roswell, Georgia, Buffalo’s Express is a fast-casual chain known for its world famous chicken wings and proprietary wing sauces. Co-branded with 89 Fatburger restaurants to date, Buffalo’s Express’ significant growth can be attributed to its high-quality menu offerings and unparalleled dining experience. Featuring a contemporary design and ambience, whether guests are dining-in or having take-out/delivery, Buffalo’s Express offers friends and families the flexibility to enjoy their world-famous chicken wings however they prefer. Buffalo’s Express – Where Everyone is Family™.
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