Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries to Open Fourth Tennessee Location With Lawrenceburg Opening on March 12
RestaurantNews.com, March 8, 2018 [link]
Lawrenceburg, TN — Already a well-known name in the South and a highly-decorated brand in the restaurant industry and franchising community, Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries is expanding its Tennessee presence and bringing its All-American, retro-themed diner to Lawrenceburg, the largest city on the state line between Chattanooga and Memphis. The new restaurant, the fourth in the Volunteer State, will open on March 12 and will employ 50 team members.
With the new restaurant located at 2132 N Locust Ave, residents and visitors to Lawrenceburg will experience an inviting dining experience with fresh, never-frozen burgers, premium sliced cheesesteaks piled high on steamed hoagies, and frozen custard made in-house every day. With its open-grill design, the kitchen’s dedication and care when handcrafting meals is front and center.
“We are very excited to open the fourth Hwy 55 in Tennessee and bring good times and great food to the fine folks in Lawrenceburg,”
“We are very excited to open the fourth Hwy 55 in Tennessee and bring good times and great food to the fine folks in Lawrenceburg,” said Jacob Cothren, part of the Tennessee area development group, which includes his parents, Eddy and Judy Cothren, as well as brothers Cade and Wesley. “Hwy 55 already has a stellar reputation in the county, state and beyond for having the best burgers you’ll find anywhere and we are excited to welcome our new neighbors and friends.” As part of the master franchise agreement, Hwy 55 is planning to open an additional 46 locations in the Tennessee area in the next seven years.
The Tennessee portfolio team of Wesley Vaughn and Jordan Williams have been talking with their contacts with Hwy 55 since early 2016, and they were able to help the retailer find a suitable space for them in the market. Retail Strategies has also helped recruit retailers such as Bargain Hunt, Great Clips, and Dunkin’ Donuts to Lawrenceburg. These retail openings have helped spur economic development and improve quality of life in the community.