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Fatburger Launches Ultimate Burger Cook-Off

Fatburger is challenging social media fans to build the most delicious and creative Fatburgers they can for a chance to win $10,000 and endless glory. Fatburger recommends that participants use Fatburger beef patties sold at Walmart locations across the U.S., and post their cook-off videos on the Fatburger Facebook page. The fans with the top three videos will have the opportunity to be flown to Los Angeles to participate in “The Great FatburgerKitchen Cook-Off” for the chance to win the big grand prize.

Cobranded Fatburger, Buffalo’s Café Unit Opens in Pakistan

Fatburger and Buffalo’s Café opened their first cobranded location in Islamabad, Pakistan. BIL Foods brought the two restaurants to Pakistan’s capital. This will be the second location to be opened by BIL Foods, a food and beverage distributor whose first Fatburger unit opened in Karachi, Pakistan, in January 2013.

Playing with Fire

If there’s one sure sign of summer, it’s the sight of smoke rising and smell of food cooking from backyard grills. Grilling, in its most basic form, is as old as humans’ taming of fire. The concept of having structures hold food above the flames came along later.

Today, flame grilling is a method used by a number of restaurant operators to provide a particular taste that differentiates them from their competitors.

Out of the Ashes

While bankruptcy has its pitfalls, restaurant companies are increasingly finding that it also provides an opportunity for a fresh start.
Quick service chains file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to save brand legacy.
Friendly's CEO John Maguire says the company has streamlined the menu, initiated store upgrades, and rolled out an employee training program since it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2011.

Once slandered as the “B word,” bankruptcy is finding new life as an opportunity for new beginnings. Blue-chip brands like Eddie Bauer, Delta Air Lines, and the Chicago Cubs are among the list of house-hold business names that have filed for bankruptcy in modern times, times in which even city governments—the most notable being Detroit—have looked to bankruptcy to solve fiscal woes. Those once-bankrupt American institutions, along with more than 1 million personal bankruptcies each year, suggest that the “B word” may have has lost at least some of its bite.

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