Burger King

NFA Endorses SIB, Helping BK Franchisees Save Money

SIB Development & Consulting, a company that helps businesses save money on their recurring expenses, today announced it has been named an endorsed partner by the National Franchisee Association (NFA), an organization that represents nearly 5,000 franchised Burger King restaurants in North America. This partnership could mean millions of dollars in savings for Burger King franchisees.

Burger King Will Share Luck of the Irish with Free Fries

Burger King Corp. is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with free fries for everyone in America. On March 17 and 18, customers can stop in at participating Burger King restaurants to celebrate the luck of the Irish with some gold of their own: a “pot” of golden-brown, crispy french fries.

Of course no St. Patrick’s Day is complete without a little green, so guests can dip their hot and crispy fries into a one-of-a-kind, green St. Paddy’s Sauce from Heinz.

BK Unveils Chef’s Choice Burger Collection

Burger King Corp. today unveiled the latest fire-grilled triple-threat on BK restaurant menus nationwide–the new BK Chef’s Choice burger collection.  

This premium trio includes the Bacon & Bleu BK Chef’s Choice andBacon Cheddar BBQ BK Chef’s Choice varieties in addition to the original BK Chef’s Choice, all designed to surprise and delight taste buds across the country throughout the month of March.

BK Racing Team Heats Up the Track

Burger King Corp. (BKC) announced today that the company has entered into a licensing agreement with BK Racing. As part of the agreement, BKC has licensed the primary paint scheme on the No. 83 and 93 Toyota Camry Sprint Cup cars which debuted during this weekend’s Nascar Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway.

Archway Acquires Marketing Provider Synq Solutions

Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced today that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. (Synq). Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Penguin in NY Aquarium to Get a Name, Courtesy of BK

The BK Crown Program at Burger King is continuing its endeavor to inspire children’s imaginations and empower them to learn more about important causes and charities.

Through the program’s new promotion with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), children will have the opportunity to name a one year-old, black-footed male penguin residing at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island, Brooklyn. The promotion runs from Jan. 30 through March 4. 

Liberty Restaurant Group Steps Up BK’s Charity Efforts

Closing out 2011, Liberty Restaurant Group's (LRGBK) annual Christmas Party was about more than just recognizing Burger King team members and general managers for exceptional performance, customer service, and identifying rising stars.

Rather, this was a moment to pause and give recognition to the families and community organizations who continue to help LRGBK continue their social leadership initiative. 

Almost a year ago today, LRGBK stepped up to become presenting sponsor of HavenHouse St. Louis' signature fundraising gala, HopeFest.

Bacon, Cheddar Atop BK's New Toppers Burger

Burger King restaurants added a new layer of flavor to their value offerings with the new Bacon and Cheddar BK Toppers Burger, its newest flame-grilled burger appearing on menus nationwide. This signature burger is 3.2 ounces of 100 percent flame-grilled beef and is topped with a combination of thick-cut, hardwood smoked bacon and Cheddar cheese on a sesame seed bun. The Bacon and Cheddar BK Toppers Burger is available at participating Burger King restaurants nationwide at a suggested retail price of $1.99.

Salt Shakers

Salt is one of the world’s oldest seasonings. But pervasive use of the mineral has put it in the crosshairs of modern-day health professionals.

Few people are suggesting that salt—consisting mostly of sodium chloride—be treated like a latter-day trans fat and be banned from restaurants in cities across America. Instead, many eateries are heeding a national initiative to reduce the salt in their menu items.

The 100 Biggest Stories of 2011

1. Roark Capital Buys Arby’s

With concerns about the economy running high, restaurant industry mergers and acquisitions dipped noticeably.

None of 2011’s mergers came close in value to the previous year, when Burger King and CKE, parent of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, were each sold for more than $1 billion. Instead, there were smaller deals and one big buyer, Roark Capital Group.

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