Burger King Worldwide today announced the refranchising of 42 company-owned restaurants in the metro-Atlanta area to GPS Hospitality, which is operated by Tom Garrett, former president and CEO of Arby's Restaurant Group Inc.
"We are excited that Tom Garrett has joined the Burger King family and become our newest franchisee," said Linda Chadwick, southeast division vice president of Burger King Worldwide. "We believe he will be an ambassador for our brand for many years to come."
Additionally, the company will remodel 29 restaurants throughout the next three years.
"GPS Hospitality is singularly focused on building the Burger King brand in the Atlanta area," Garrett said. "It's a top-tier brand that has the freshest and highest-quality products that make it the best in the industry."
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