WILLISTON, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fuddruckers is officially introducing the World's Greatest Hamburgers® to North Dakota by breaking ground in Williston. Construction on the state’s first Fuddruckers has commenced and this new location of the popular restaurant chain is slated to debut in 2014 alongside The Brooks at Williston. The Brooks is the first full-service hotel of its caliber in the region offering first-class amenities and brings an entirely new standard of comfort contributing to North Dakota’s dynamic and fast-changing economic and cultural landscape.
“We’re thrilled to bring quality establishments in the restaurant and hospitality categories to meet the needs of the growing demand of visitors and residents of North Dakota,” said Gurhan Adali, principal of each project. “It’s a very exciting time of economic expansion in the area and our goal is to introduce a higher standard of service, comfort and food to this modern-day American boomtown.”
Centrally located on U.S. Route 85 - less than two miles from the passenger terminal of Sloulin Field International Airport - Fuddruckers is poised to become a central component of Williston’s expanding social scene. The Williston restaurant is the first phase of Fuddruckers North Dakota expansion plans.
“We’re very enthusiastic about opportunities in North Dakota and eager to introduce our premium fast casual concept to the state,” said Peter Tropoli, Chief Operating Officer Luby’s Inc., operators of Fuddruckers.
The Williston Fuddruckers will be the first of five restaurants currently scheduled to open in North Dakota. “After commencing our North Dakota expansion efforts in Williston, we’ll break ground on our second restaurant in Minot,” said Vice President of Serka Services, LLC., developers of the project, Celal Adali. “It’s a very exciting time for the North Dakota restaurant industry.”
Since 1980, Fuddruckers has been obsessed with making the world happier, one great hamburger at a time. Grilled-to-order burgers feature always fresh and never frozen, 100% USDA premium-cut beef with no fillers or additives. Delicious, sesame-topped buns are baked from scratch on-site throughout the day to achieve the perfect combination of crisp crust and melt-in-your-mouth texture.
About Luby’s Inc.
Luby’s, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby’s Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby’s Culinary Services division. The company-operated restaurants include 93 Luby’s cafeterias, 65 Fuddruckers restaurants, 23 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, two Koo Koo Roo Chicken Bistros, and one Bob Luby’s Seafood Grill. Its 93 Luby’s cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 65 company-operated locations and 120 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby’s Culinary Services provides food service management to 18 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations.
About The Brooks at Williston
Founded in 2013, The Brooks at Williston is the first full-service hotel of its kind in the region and brings an entirely new standard of comfort to North Dakota’s dynamic and fast-changing economic and cultural landscape. Every member of the staff has been expertly trained to meet—and anticipate—guests’ needs. The Brooks seeks to become a “home-away-from-home” for business and leisure travelers alike.