FOG CUTTER CAPITAL GROUP, INC.’S FATBURGER UNIT OPENS TWO NEW MID-WEST LOCATIONS
October 7, 2008
||FOG CUTTER CAPITAL GROUP INC.
||Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.
||(503) 721-6500 Andrew A. Wiederhorn, Chairman
||(310) 319-1860 Seymour Floyd VP - Development
For Immediate Release
FOG CUTTER CAPITAL GROUP INC.'S
OPENS TWO NEW MID-WEST LOCATIONS
(PORTLAND, OR) – October 7, 2008 -- Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.'s (OTCBB: FCCG) Fatburger unit has announced the grand opening of two new franchise locations. The greater Chicago market now has its first Fatburger, located in the suburb of Orland Park. A second location in the Chicago area is planned to open before year end at 95th and Western.
Also opening today is Cincinnati’s first Fatburger, located in the community of Oakley, Ohio. With the opening of these two locations, the number of Fatburger restaurants now stands at 92.
“We are pleased that we are increasing our presence in the mid-west and we are confident that Fatburger will soon become the favorite of burger-lovers in that region,” said Andrew Wiederhorn, Chairman of the Board.
The new Fatburger locations will provide approximately 30 new jobs in each community.
Fatburger is a quick-casual, takeout and sit-down restaurant serving big, juicy burgers custom made to guests’ taste buds. The taste and quality of Fatburger inspires a fierce loyalty among customers that crosses all demographic lines, including Hollywood personalities and sports stars. For more than 55 years, Fatburger has been dedicated to serving big, fresh, 100 percent pure lean beef burgers custom made and grilled right in front of customers.
Every signature 1/3 lb. Fatburger patty is fresh, never frozen and can be indulgently dressed with all the usual condiments, plus inspired choices such as chili, bacon and even a fried egg. For those with a heartier appetite, there’s a half-pound Kingburger.
Founded in Los Angeles, California in 1952, the Fatburger restaurant chain has 92 restaurants serving big, fresh, 100 percent pure lean beef burgers custom made and grilled right in front of customers in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Texas, Washington, Canada and Macao. Fatburger operates 38 company owned restaurants with franchisees operating 54 locations. Based in Santa Monica, California, the company is actively seeking new franchisees for available territories across the nation. Fatburger is a subsidiary of Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc. (OTCBB: FCCG). For more information, or to find a Fatburger restaurant near you, go to www.fatburger.com.