TAMPA, Fla., July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Burger 21®, an award-winning, "beyond the better burger" fast casual franchise, announces its restaurant in Davie, Fla., will re-open under new ownership Monday, July 20 at 2451 South University Drive. To celebrate, the fast casual franchise will give away Burger 21 swag bags to the first 100 guests on opening day. In addition, as part of the brand's unique culture, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the restaurant's proceeds to benefit the Zoological Society of Florida, the support organization for Zoo Miami, on Tuesday, July 21.
The Davie restaurant is now locally owned by new Burger 21 franchisees Marc Osheroff and Dr. Handre Hurwit. The entrepreneurs also plan to re-open the Fort Lauderdale restaurant located at 2949 N. Federal Highway before the end of 2015, in addition to opening two new locations in the South Florida market over the next several years.
"We couldn't be happier to re-open the Burger 21 restaurant in Davie and be part of this great community once again," said Osheroff. "The brand has already been well received in South Florida and is committed to being a positive contributor to the community. We look forward to celebrating the grand re-opening of our restaurant with both new and existing Burger 21 fans and giving back to local schools and charities every month."
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 Davie location 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 Davie include:
- Nearly 35 former and new team members hired in Davie
- 2,913 square feet inside plus a 319-square-foot patio
- Seating for 102 customers inside the restaurant
- Outdoor seating for 34 on the patio
The restaurant will serve guests daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday – Saturday. To learn more about Burger 21, please call the restaurant at or visit www.burger21.com. Follow Burger 21 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and join the B21 Club to receive the latest Burger 21 special offers and promotions delivered straight to your inbox.
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.
About Burger 21
With 16 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.
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