December 01, 2011 // Franchising.com // Beverly Hills, California - Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc's franchise development subsidiary has acquired Buffalo's Café, a casual dining chain specializing in fresh made Chicken Wings. The 26 unit chain currently has restaurants domestically in Georgia, Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Indiana. Additionally, the chain operates five restaurants in Kuwait, and one in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Buffalo's Café is a 100% franchise organization similar to Fog Cutter's other restaurant subsidiary, Fatburger North America Inc. Fog Cutter's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wiederhorn stated, "We are delighted to add Buffalo's Café to the Fog Cutter franchise business. We plan to market Buffalo's franchises to our existing franchisee base both domestically and internationally."
Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc. has invested in a diverse range of equity, corporate debt and real estate since its founding in 1997. Prior to focusing on the restaurant industry in 2003, the Company operated businesses in manufacturing, retail, real estate development, technology and mortgage banking. In late 2003, Fog Cutter invested in Fatburger and has made that its major focus in recent years.
Fatburger North America Inc. is the franchisor of Fatburger restaurants worldwide. Founded in Los Angeles, California in 1952, the Fatburger restaurant chain has 112 restaurants in nine states, plus international locations in Canada, Macao, China, the UAE, Indonesia, Korea, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Based in Beverly Hills, California, the company is actively seeking new franchisees for available territories in the United States and internationally. For more information, or to find a Fatburger restaurant near you, go to www.fatburger.com.
Buffalo's Franchise Concepts, Inc., based in Atlanta, GA, was formed in 1985 and is the franchisor for casual dining restaurants (Buffalo's Cafe) and quick service outlets (Buffalo's Express Cafe). The restaurants specialize in the sale of fresh Buffalo-style chicken wings and tenders, in addition to a full menu offering including salads, wraps, burgers, ribs and other classic American specialty food items. For more information, or to find a Buffalo's restaurant near you, go to www.buffaloscafe.com.