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|Burger 21 opens for business in Georgia and North Carolina|
The new Metro Atlanta restaurant is located at 3385 Woodward Crossing Blvd., Suite 350, in Buford and is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Corley and Meg Steward who plan to open a second location in the North Alpharetta area in 2014. The Charlotte location is located in Ballantyne Village at 14825 Ballantyne Village Way. In addition to offering guests a variety of burgers like the Tex-Mex Haystack, Spicy Thai Shrimp, Black Bean and Chicken Marsala, both locations will have craft beer and wine by the glass.
Since launching its aggressive growth plan in fall 2011, Burger 21 has signed franchise agreements with 11 different entities in eight states to develop a total of 21 franchised units in cities along the East Coast from New York to Florida.
With eight locations open in Tampa Bay and Orlando, Fl., Voorhees, N.J., and Atlanta, Ga., and 16 in development in six states, Burger 21 is a "beyond the better burger" fast-casual franchise concept founded in 2010. Burger 21 is a chef-inspired brand with offerings including 21 unique burger and slider creations ranging from hand-crafted, freshly ground Certified Angus Beef® to chicken, turkey, vegetarian, shrimp and tuna burgers, made-to-order salads, all-beef hot dogs, hand-breaded chicken tenders and an extensive shake bar including hand-dipped shakes, floats and sundaes. Burger 21 is an affiliate of Front Burner Brands, a restaurant management company headquartered in Tampa.
Front Burner Brands (formerly known as TGS Restaurant Management) is a restaurant management company headquartered in Tampa. It is affiliated with the corporate owners of and its management services extended to The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., founded in 1975 with more than 135 locations in North America and more than 25 locations currently in development.