November 29, 2017 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, FLA. - Embracing the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Burger 21®, an award-winning “beyond the better burger” fast-casual franchise, is giving Burger Bucks to guests who give the gift of better burgers through $25 gift cards to the foodies on their list.
Receive $5 of Burger Bucks with every $25 gift card purchase, at participating restaurants nationwide, beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15 through Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, Burger 21 offers a holiday treat for both shoppers and recipients. Burger Bucks can be redeemed Friday, Jan. 5 through Sunday, March 21, 2018. The Burger Bucks can be redeemed Friday, Jan. 5 through Saturday, March 31, 2018.
“The holidays can be a stressful time for guests so we’re happy to give back to them during the gifting season,” said Mark Johnston, president of Burger 21®. “We’re honored when guests want to give the gift of Burger 21, so we want to thank them with a little treat of their own. After all, the holidays are a time for celebration, family and great food!”
Holiday Burger Bucks are a small part of the giving culture of Burger 21®, since inception the brand regularly donates a percentage of proceeds on the 21st of each month to a local or national cause meaningful to franchisees and their guests. To date Burger 21® has donated more than $217,000.
Recognition for Burger 21® includes being named one of the 10 best franchises to buy in 2017, winning the “Better Burger” category of the Franchise Times Zor Awards. The brand has also been named Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top New Franchises and Restaurant Business’ 50 Fastest-Growing Small Restaurant Chains of 2016. Additionally, the company has been ranked on Fast Casual's Top 100 “Movers and Shakers” for the last five consecutive years, while Burger 21® Founder and President Mark Johnston was acknowledged as one of Fast Casual’s “Top 25 People” of 2014 for his strategic leadership in the brand’s growth and development. Burger 21® also was named one of QSR's "Best Franchise Deals” of 2014.
For the latest special offers and promotions, download Burger 21®’s “B Loyal” app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, and upon download guests will become eligible to receive a free Cheesy Burger. For more information on Burger 21®, please visit burger21.com and follow Burger 21® on Facebook and Instagram and Twitter.
With 22 locations currently open in the following states; Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, and Virginia, and with 15 in development, Burger 21® is a “beyond the better burger” fast casual franchise concept founded in 2010. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Burger 21® is a chef-inspired brand with 21 unique hand-crafted burger creations. Burger 21 is uniquely offering not only freshly ground Certified Angus Beef®, but also 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 $217,697 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.
SOURCE Burger 21®