Award-Winning Fast Casual Chain Creates More Than 50 New Jobs for the Community
Burger 21, an award-winning, “beyond the better burger” fast casual franchise, announced today the opening of its first restaurant in Johns Creek, Ga., located at 11300 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 350. To date, Burger 21 has 18 restaurants open across the country with three now open in the Atlanta metro area.
The new Burger 21 in Johns Creek is owned and operated by Burger 21 franchisees Corley and Meg Steward. The husband-and-wife team also own the Burger 21 restaurant in Buford across from the Mall of Georgia located at 3385 Woodward Crossing Boulevard, Suite 350. Their first location opened in July 2013.
“Following the tremendous success of our first location, we’re thrilled to open our second Burger 21 restaurant in Johns Creek,” said Corley Steward. “Burger 21 is more than just a brand – it’s about bringing people of all ages within a community together to enjoy high quality, chef-inspired recipes. We look forward to serving local residents and providing them with our ‘beyond the better burger’ experience that is synonymous with Burger 21 and unlike any other in town.”
In addition to offering guests a variety of chef-inspired beef and non-beef burger creations, like the Tex-Mex Haystack, Spicy Thai Shrimp, Black Bean and Mediterranean Chicken, the Johns Creek restaurant will also offer fresh salads, hand-crafted shakes, a gluten-free menu, as well as craft beer and wine by the glass.
Highlights of Burger 21 Johns Creek include:
- 50 – 55 new team members hired in Johns Creek
- Approximately 3,000 square feet
- Seating for approximately 100 customers inside the restaurant
- Outdoor patio with seating for about 26 customers
The new restaurant will serve guests daily from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday – Thursday, and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday – Saturday. To learn more about Burger 21, please call the restaurant at (404) 963-2302 or visit https://www.burger21.com/locations/johns-creek. For the latest special offers and promotions, join the B21 Club or download Burger 21’s “B Loyal” app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Recognition for Burger 21 includes being named one of Fast Casual’s Top 50 “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.
With 18 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.