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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Five Guys

 
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Five Guys - Burgers and Fries
Near Toomers Corner and Auburn University
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(From the Five Guys Website)
1986: The first Five Guys location opens in Arlington, VA.
1986 - 2001: Five Guys opens five locations around the DC metro-area and perfected their business of making burgers… and starts to build a cult-like following.
2002: Five Guys decides DC metro-area residents shouldn't be the only ones to experience their burgers and start to franchise in Virginia and Maryland.
2003: Five Guys sells out of franchise territory within 18 months and starts to open the rest of the country for franchise rights.
2003 - Present: Five Guys expands to over 750 locations in over 40 states and 4 Canadian provinces.
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Facts
*There are over 250,000 possible ways to order a burger at Five Guys*They use only fresh ground beef*
There are no freezers in Five Guys locations, just coolers*Nothing is ever frozen*They use only peanut oil*
Menu is trans-fat free.
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2 comments:

cieldequimper said...

Peanut oil? Really? Isn't olive oil the only cholesterol friendly oil? Regardless, I'd love lunch there!

cieldequimper said...

Make that 'anti' cholesterol, lol!