Burger 21

Burger 21 Makes Debut in Chicagoland, Dallas

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., signed a franchise agreement to develop its first restaurant in Chicagoland, marking the brand’s entry into Illinois. Additionally, the company signed a franchise deal for the development of one restaurant in Dallas. Burger 21 currently has 15 open locations and more than 20 franchised restaurants in development across the country.

Burger 21 Targets the District for Expansion

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., announced it is targeting the Greater Washington, D.C., area for future franchise development. Target cities include Bethesda, Silver Spring, College Park, and Rockville, Maryland; Alexandria, Arlington, Manassas, and Gainesville, Virginia; and downtown D.C.

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Burger 21 Gears Up to Open first Unit in Western U.S

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., announced its first restaurant in the western U.S. will open in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Monday, July 21. To celebrate with the community, the first 100 guests to visit the restaurant on opening day will receive a free Burger 21 t-shirt, and all guests will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a free tailgate grill.

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Despite the research and years of experience that went into creating Burger 21, the concept’s president has been surprised by one aspect of the business: the brand’s broad consumer appeal.

“The amazing thing we didn’t predict was so many parties coming in with three generations,” says Mark Johnston, chief concept officer of Front Burner Brands and president of Burger 21. “Kids, parents, and grandparents all find something they love.”

Burger 21 Targets Phoenix for Franchise Expansion

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., announced it plans to expand in the Phoenix market with future franchise development. The company currently has two Arizona locations in development in Scottsdale and Chandler, both expected to open later this year. To date, Burger 21 has 12 open locations and 18 franchised restaurants in development across the country.

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