Beef-a-Roo announced a significant expansion with the opening of five new locations in the past six months, finishing the year strong and now looking towards 2024. This unprecedented growth underscores Beef-a-Roo’s commitment to bringing its unique dining experience to more communities across the United States. Responsible for Beef-a-Roo’s franchise rollout and growth, Next Brands, a family-owned strategic manager and growth accelerator of impactful food franchise brands, leading the inventive approach to spearhead rapid franchise expansion by using low-cost shipping containers to help quickly open a complete, fully operating restaurant locations and cutting development time by half.

With the new cutting-edge location concept, the multi-brand franchise can strategically grow at a faster rate, and franchisees can purchase their new locations for an all-in price of $200,000 and reduce the labor needed to only three to four employees. With the strategic design, the service time is reduced to 3½ to 5 minutes and helps with the processing time of preparing and keeping every ingredient fresh for guests.

The five newest corporate Beef-a-Roo locations are:

Springfield, MO: 3312 E Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, MO 65802

Little Rock, AR: 1315 S Shackleford, Little Rock, AR 72211

Harrison, AR: 1111 US-62, Harrison, AR 72601

Overland Park, KS: 9500 W 135th, Overland Park, KS 66221

Lebanon, IN: 1360 W State Rd 32, Lebanon, IN 46052

“All of these cities are better places, because they all have more beef, and the folks who live here can create something new at Beef-a-Roo,” says Matt Riddle, COO of Beef-a-Roo. “Every new Beef-a-Roo is an opportunity to connect our Midwest-style of hospitality with a can-do attitude. Our superpower, and what makes us so different, is our willingness to invite guests to ‘mashup’ the menu, and do it with a smile.”

Next Brands has experienced restaurant leadership to enhance the brand’s operational efficiencies, optimize restaurant build-outs, and add more multi-channel experiences to connect with franchisees, customers and communities. Now primed for franchise expansion, Next Brands looks to further its growth with Beef-a-Roo locations in markets and the recently launched Blenderz of franchising opportunities nationwide while simultaneously continuing to grow its multi-brand portfolio. To continue expanding its multi-brand presence across the U.S., Next Brands is actively seeking motivated franchise partners to ensure its company’s growth and success.

“We are incredibly proud to share the Beef-a-Roo experience with more communities across the country,” says Austin Capoferi, President of Next Brands. “Each new location is a chance for us to serve up not only our signature dishes but also to contribute to local economies across the country by creating jobs and partnering with community organizations.”

As Beef-a-Roo continues to grow into the New Year and beyond, it remains focused on its mission to offer a memorable dining experience that goes beyond just delicious food. At Beef-a-Roo, it’s about building communities, one burger at a time.

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