Burger 21

Burger 21 Gives $127K Through "B Charitable Initiative"

Burger 21, announced today it has provided more than $127,000 in contributions through its “B Charitable” initiative since its inception. The brand donates 10 percent of its restaurants’ sales to schools and local charities on the 21st of each month to support the communities in which it operates.

More Texas Locations For Burger 21

Burger 21, an award-winning fast casual, announced today that it has signed franchise agreements to develop an additional restaurant in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and its first restaurant in McAllen, Texas. The Tampa-based chain currently has Texas locations in development in Irving and Austin. To date, Burger 21 has 15 open locations and 25 franchised restaurants in development across the country. 

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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