Earlier this year, CaliBurger signed a deal to launch in Vancouver, British Columbia, and now CaliBurger has announced that its affiliate, CaliBurger Franchisor USA, entered an agreement to develop the rest of Canada. The flagship store in Ontario is expected to open in Toronto in 2015, following openings on the U.S. East Coast. The roll out of the brand in Canada will be supported by the CaliBurger USA team and training center in Washington D.C.
The expansion into Canada will be led by franchise partner Pete Crouse, former Pepsico executive and successful franchise operator.
“With the explosion of demand for premium burgers in Canada, we are planning to open dozens of units throughout the country,” Crouse says. “In addition to a more affordable premium burger product, CaliBurger will also offer Canadian consumers an advanced technology and entertainment experience.”
CaliBurger currently has restaurants in seven international cities. It was recently designated a top five global restaurant by Bloomberg Global.