Hamburger lovers rejoice! Fuddruckers, the legendary 1980s burger joint, is returning to the Riverchase Galleria.
According to the Hoover Sun, the hamburger chain is opening a new location this summer at the Riverchase Galleria food court in a 1,100 square foot space next to Popeyes.
Fun Alabama Facts About Fuddruckers
Here are a few fun facts about Fuddruckers:
- Fuddruckers was one of Riverchase Galleria’s first outparcel restaurants in 1986. The restaurant lasted about a decade, according to Bhamwiki
- The new store is Fuddruckers first storefront in the state of Alabama in years
10 New Fuddruckers Nationwide
Fuddruckers return to Birmingham was made possible when the company signed leases with Brookfield Properties—owner of Riverchase Galleria—to open 10 new Fuddruckers locations at malls nationwide. The deal was made with Black Titan Franchise Systems, LLC—the company that recently purchased Fuddruckers and its 85 existing locations.
“We are excited to partner with Brookfield Properties (owner of the Galleria), expanding our geographic footprint across the country and making Fuddruckers accessible to an even greater number of guests”Nicholas Perkins, Chief Executive Officer of Fuddruckers
The company anticipates hiring 150 employees per location.
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