August 17, 2015 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, Fla - Get ready for a new take on the traditional steakhouse experience in a fast casual setting – no steak knife required! Burger 21®, an award-winning, "beyond the better burger" fast casual franchise, is continuing to raise the bar for the better burger industry with the rollout of its Loaded Spud Burger and White Chocolate Raspberry Shake, now available for a limited time. As part of its unique culture, Burger 21 offers a different chef-inspired burger and hand-crafted shake on the 21st of every month. In addition, the brand donates 10 percent of its restaurants' sales to a local charity or school in the communities it serves on this day.
Beginning Aug. 21 through Sept. 20, guests can enjoy Burger 21's Loaded Spud Burger, which features a Certified Angus Beef® patty on a layer of scallion cream and topped with cheddar cheese, chopped bacon and potato crisp served on a toasted brioche bun with a side of its house-made Cheese & Ale sauce. Burger 21's White Chocolate Raspberry Shake is a sweet blend of creamy vanilla ice cream, Ghirardelli® white chocolate sauce and Monin® Raspberry Puree topped with whipped cream and raspberry drizzle.
"We wanted to recreate the classic steakhouse experience in a gourmet burger format using only the highest quality ingredients to create a flavor profile that our guests can relate to," said Mike Remes, corporate chef for Burger 21. "Burger 21 is the only fast casual concept that goes 'beyond the better burger' to deliver the ultimate dining experience. Our fans continue to inspire us to develop unique burger and shake creations and we are confident they will be raving over our latest featured combination."
In addition to the Loaded Spud Burger, Chef Remes is the mastermind behind several of Burger 21's best-selling featured burgers of the month, included the Bayou, Turducken and Fried Green Tomato burgers.
Recognition for Burger 21 includes being named one of Fast Casual's Top "Movers and Shakers" for the last three consecutive years. Additionally, Burger 21 President Mark Johnston was acknowledged as one of Fast Casual's "Top 25 People" of 2014 for his continued strategic leadership in the growth and development of the brand. Burger 21 also was named one of QSR's "Best Franchise Deals" of 2014.
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To learn more about ownership opportunities with Burger 21, contact Ashley Pollard, franchise development manager, at 813-327-7881 or email@example.com, or visit www.burger21franchise.com.
With 17 locations now open in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and Virginia, and more than 20 in development in seven states, Burger 21 is a "beyond the better burger" fast-casual franchise concept founded in 2010. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Burger 21 is a chef-inspired brand with offerings including 21 unique burger creations ranging from hand-crafted, freshly ground Certified Angus Beef® to chicken, turkey, vegetarian, shrimp and tuna burgers, fresh salads, all-beef hot dogs, chicken tenders and an extensive shake bar including hand-crafted shakes, floats and sundaes. Since its inception, the company has provided more than $127,000 in contributions as part of its "B Charitable" initiative, in which it donates 10 percent of its restaurants' sales to local schools and charities on the 21st of each month. For more information, visit http://www.burger21.com.
SOURCE Burger 21