Smashburger signed a deal with Klepper Capital Group LLC to operate seven restaurants in the Oklahoma City metro area. The first store will open in March of 2010 and be followed by two additional openings by the end of 2010. The Klepper Capital Group LLC owns and operates a variety of restaurants in the market.
"We are thrilled to continue to expand into Oklahoma through this partnership with Klepper Capital Group,” says Smashburger president Scott Crane. “Klepper has extensive restaurant experience and is the ideal franchisee to introduce Smashburger’s unique concept and ‘better burger’ to Oklahoma City.”
“We can’t wait to bring Smashburger’s fast-casual concept to our burger-loving community and serve up our city’s best burgers,” says Casey Klepper, president of Klepper Capital Group LLC. “We feel the Smashburger concept and commitment to quality, convenience, and top-quality service is a perfect fit for Oklahoma City.”