Fatburger Opens in Korea

    Industry News | December 5, 2011

    Fog Cutter Capital Group's Fatburger restaurant unit opened its first restaurant in Seoul, Korea this week. 


    The Gangnam-gu location, in the Southeast part of the city, is a significant business district  as well as a shopping and entertainment hub.


    This is the first of multiple units planned with franchisee SW Group, Inc.  Andrew Wiederhorn, Chairman, Fatburger, confirmed plans to open 10 stores in Korea as part of this partnership with additional stores to be opened in 2012. 


    He states, “We look forward to working with the SW Group and are pleased to welcome them into the Fatburger family.” 


    Mr. Wiederhorn adds, “ As Fatburger continues to expand internationally, South Korea’s economy and trade relationship with the United States make it an important market for our Brand.” 


    Fatburger is a quick-casual, takeout and sit-down restaurant serving big, juicy burgers custom made to guests’ taste buds. The taste and quality of Fatburger inspires a fierce loyalty among customers that crosses all demographic lines, including Hollywood personalities and sports stars. 


    For more than 59 years, Fatburger has been dedicated to serving big, fresh, 100 percent pure lean beef burgers custom made and grilled right in front of customers.


    Founded in Los Angeles, California in 1952, the Fatburger restaurant chain has restaurants in Arizona, California, Florida, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Washington and internationally in Canada, Dubai, Bahrain, Erbil, Riyadh, Al Khobar, Kuwait, Macao, Beijing, Seoul and Jakarta.  Fatburger operates company owned and franchised locations. 

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