Charlotte, N.C. — Bobby’s Burgers, the ultimate burger experience by celebrity chef Bobby Flay, has named Michael McGill as president of its franchising company. Beyond overseeing all departments, McGill’s responsibilities include management of the strategic brand expansion, which is to franchise more than 500 locations worldwide.
The franchising initiative McGill is leading stems from the formation of Intelligration Capital BB, LLC, which is the franchisor company for Bobby’s Burgers. McGill and the board of directors, made up of best-in-class executives from the restaurant and franchise industries, respected investors and experienced advisors, are tapping into their wealth of knowledge to guide and support the expansion. Dan Beem serves as chairman of the board, working alongside the other board members to provide valuable expertise and advice to create a high-performing franchise system. Intelligration Capital BB, LLC created the licensing deal with Flay and Laurence Kretchmer, co-founder and managing partner of Bobby’s Burgers brand.
“The Bobby’s Burgers franchising initiative is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I am thrilled to lead a team that is introducing an approachable Bobby Flay dining experience to burger lovers around the globe,” says McGill. “It is a unique opportunity to work with a world-renowned chef and entrepreneur like Bobby Flay. Our current goal is to strategically build the brand in a way that bottles up the extraordinary experience and shares it for the world to enjoy.”
McGill joins Bobby’s Burgers with more than 30 years in senior-level, global, multi-cultural leadership positions within the restaurant and retail industries. At his most recent company, McGill held C-Suite level positions for PT Asharia Karya Indonesia and PT Mitra Adiperkasa, the group licensing and operating global brands in Indonesia, including Starbucks, Pizza Express, Krispy Kreme and more. Earlier in his career, McGill led expansive growth plans for brands such as Cold Stone Creamery and Krispy Kreme.Bobby’s Burgers is the ultimate burger experience co-founded by renowned chef Bobby Flay. With five locations currently open and several in the development pipeline, Bobby’s Burgers is launching its full-scale U.S. and international franchise expansion plan. For more information, visit www.bobbysburgers.com/franchise/.
SOURCE: Bobby’s Burgers