October 16, 2017 // Franchising.com // NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Back Yard Burgers is offering its thanks to those who serve this Veteran’s Day with free Classic Burgers for the military. The offer is valid on Veteran’s Day - Saturday, Nov. 11 - for veterans and active duty service men and women in uniform or with a valid ID.
The Back Yard Classic Burger is a third pound 100 percent Black Angus beef topped with garden-fresh lettuce, lush tomatoes, crunchy dill pickles, ketchup, mayo and mustard.
“This is our small thank you to the men and women who serve our country and we are honored to have them join us on Veteran’s Day for a Classic Burger,” said David McDougall, CEO of Back Yard Burgers. “Several of our team members have served, which makes our commitment to honoring the military even more important.”
In addition to serving Veterans free burgers on Veteran’s Day, Back Yard Burgers offers a 20 percent discount to service men and women year-round. One of the brand’s other large-scale community service initiatives is raising funds for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry” campaign, a cause Back Yard Burgers has championed since 2014.
Back Yard Burgers was recently acquired by Charlotte-based private equity firm Axum Capital Partners. The new holding company is now called Tatum Holdings, LLC and is focused on remodeling existing Back Yard Burgers locations, investing in technology, and growing the brand.
Founded in 1987 in Cleveland, MS, Back Yard Burgers is a fast casual, better-burger concept that takes pride in their uncompromising commitment to “providing custom, flame-grilled variety with care.” The company’s franchise partners and employees are passionate about offering the freshest ingredients, allowing their guests to customize their meals and to serving the same high-quality food that they would offer at home to their own family. Along with offering made-to-order gourmet Angus burgers, Back Yard Burgers’ menu includes delicious grilled chicken sandwiches, fresh and creative salads, hand-dipped milkshakes, and freshly baked desserts. Today the franchise brand operates 56 locations (23-company owned and 33 franchised restaurants in 11 states. Back Yard Burgers is a strong supporter Share Our Strength - No Kid Hungry, whose goal is to end childhood hunger in America.
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