FAT Brands is a leading global franchising company that strategically acquires, markets and develops fast-casual, quick-service, casual dining, and polished casual dining concepts around the world.
Welcome to our state-of-the-art manufacturing plant located in Atlanta, Georgia, where we specialize in producing fresh cookie and pretzel dough. Our 40,000 sq. ft. facility is fully equipped to handle all of your baking needs, and we’re conveniently located at 4685 Frederic Drive SW in the heart of Atlanta.
By the numbers
In 2003, Fatburger, an iconic West Coast burger chain and the start of FAT Brands’ restaurant portfolio, was acquired.
Buffalo’s Cafe Acquisition
In 2011, Buffalo’s Cafe, a wing-centric brand focused on fresh-never-frozen wings, was acquired.
Buffalo's Express Co-Branded with Fatburger
In 2013, Buffalo’s Express was created, a fast casual model of Buffalo’s Cafe, to co-brand with Fatburger. Since the co-branded pairing was launched, over 100 locations worldwide have opened.
Ponderosa & Bonanza Steakhouse Acquisition
Shortly after the launch of FAT Brands, the company went public which was then followed by the acquisition of the family-friendly chains, Ponderosa & Bonanza Steakhouses.
Hurricane Grill & Wings Acquisition
Building on its wing portfolio, the company acquired the popular FL-centric wing chain, Hurricane Grill & Wings.
Yalla Mediterranean Acquisition
FAT Brands made its foray into Mediterranean cuisine, acquiring Yalla Mediterranean.
Elevation Burger Acquisition
Adding to its better burger portfolio, the company acquired Elevation Burger, the world’s first organic burger chain.
Johnny Rockets Acquisition
FAT Brands saw a strategic opportunity to purchase iconic burger chain, Johnny Rockets, rounding out its burger portfolio.
Global Franchise Group Acquisition
FAT Brands completed its largest acquisition to date, Global Franchise Group for $442.5 million, adding Round Table Pizza, Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker and Hot Dog on a Stick to an already thriving portfolio.
Twin Peaks Acquisition
Leading, high-growth sports bar chain, Twin Peaks, was acquired, forming a new category within FAT Brands, the polished casual dining sector.
Native Grill & Wings and Fazoli's Acquisitions
Closing 2021 with nearly $1 billion in acquisitions, the company further strengthened its foothold in the wing category with the acquisition of Native Grill & Wings in addition to entering the quick-service Italian category with Fazoli’s.
100 Restaurants Opened in One Year
For the first time since its inception, FAT Brands surpassed 100 openings in a year.
First Tri-Branded Unit Opening
FAT Brands further tapped into its growth strategy of pairing complementary portfolio concepts together, opening its first tri-branded unit to date, a Fatburger, Buffalo’s Express and Hot Dog on a Stick.