Fatburger Debuts First Turkey Location in Istanbul

Fatburger, one of Hollywood’s iconic burger franchises, has opened its first location in Turkey’s economic and cultural center, Istanbul. The fast-food establishment was brought to the country’s largest city by Universal Food Company, a franchise partner, which has current locations in Kuwait.


The Beef Goes On

Consumer demand for beef is far from disappearing. But rising prices and the desire for more sustainability are forcing the beef industry to evolve.

Beef farmers are improving their operations to answer demand for sustainability.
Ranchers at Meyer Company Ranch in Montana keep a watchful eye on Red Angus cattle.

Miles removed from the nearest highway, shopping mall, and chain restaurant—or any restaurant at all—lie 40,000 acres of forest, meadows, and pastures, home to wildlife of all sorts and 1,400 head of Red Angus cattle. The herd, property of Meyer Company Ranch, roam free under the big sky of Montana, munching on grass and mineral supplements, moving leisurely from one field to the next to avoid over-grazing. Rounded up by real-life cowboys just one day a year for vaccines—not antibiotics, not hormones—the cattle have little reason to stress.

Fatburger Travels to Walmarts Across the Nation

Fatburger, the iconic fast-food chain, will be driving off on the Fatburger Across America national tour to share its classic burgers with burger lovers across the country. Throughout June and July, Fatburger will visit nearly 1,000 Walmart stores offering samples of its tasty hamburgers at each stop.


Fatburger Headed to the Big Apple

Fatburger, the West Coast’s iconic hamburger stand, has officially opened its first Manhattan location in the vibrant neighborhood of Murray Hill. The franchisee of the newest location is The Riese Organization, a highly esteemed restaurant management company in New York City with over 70 years of experience in opening and managing operations for chains such as T.G.I. Friday’s and Pizza Hut.

Fatburger Bringing Burgers to Egypt

Fatburger, the famous American burger franchise, has opened its first location in Africa’s largest city, Cairo. The chain’s juicy burgers were brought to the market by WH Global, a food and beverage distributor based in Bahrain. This location is sure to be a landmark, marking the burger brand’s development into Africa for the first time.


Fatburger Hits the Aisles of Walmart with Frozen Burgers

Fatburger, a 60-year-old burger franchise known for its Hollywood roots, will be launching its line of signature frozen beef patties in more than 3,100 Walmart stores this June.

“In 1952, when Lovie Yancey introduced the first Fatburger in Los Angeles, her goal was to create the biggest, juiciest hamburger anyone had ever seen, and we’ve been creating burgers that way for the last 60 years,” says CEO of Fatburger, Andy Wiederhorn.

Fatburger Signs on For 25 Units in India

Fatburger has officially announced its plans to enter the Indian market for the first time in the company’s 60-year history.

The fast-casual chain has agreed to a 25-unit deal with VAZZ Foods Private Limited, a food and beverage distributor, and owner Vikramjit Singh to deliver the signature Fatburger experience to areas in the Northern region of India.

Committed to growing the brand’s name in the country, VAZZ plans to continue to bring the chain to other unexplored territories in the coming years.

Fatburger Offers Tangy Taste with Thousand Island Burger

Fatburger, the hub for 100 percent lean beef burgers, is now offering the Thousand Island Fatburger for a limited time, available until May 20.

The new burger takes taste buds on a flavorful journey to accompany a menu that boasts an array of burger and topping combinations.

The Thousand Island Fatburger adds a new taste profile to the already expansive Fatburger menu, taking a sauce and integrating it directly with the burger.

Fatburger Opens Up Shop in Lebanon

Fatburger, known for made-to-order burgers, has announced its newest location in Beirut, Lebanon.

The owner of the newest location, Vetra Investments, is a prominent hospitality and foodservice specialist based in Dubai. It has been a driving force in Fatburger's international growth, operating eight of the fast-casual units in the UAE, with another soon to open in Abu Dhabi.