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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Freddy’s ribbon cutting set for January 6

RIBBON CUTTING FREDDYS

Following the December 28 opening of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers® in Prairie Center, the Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC), the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Brighton invite the public to join a ribbon cutting on Thursday, January 6 at 10 a.m. to officially welcome the fast-casual restaurant to the City of Brighton. 

“We are thrilled to have Freddy’s officially open in Brighton,” said Patrick Giron, President & CEO of the Brighton EDC . “The community’s response to Freddy’s in town has been overwhelmingly positive, so we are so glad that Brightonians have this great new food option in the city.”

Co-founded in 2002 by Scott Redler and Bill, Randy and Freddy Simon, Freddy’s opened its first location in Wichita, Kansas, offering a unique combination of cooked-to-order Steakburgers seasoned with Freddy’s Famous Steakburger & Fry Seasoning®, Vienna® Beef hot dogs, shoestring fries paired with Freddy’s Famous Fry Sauce® and frozen custard that is freshly churned throughout the day. The brand was acquired by private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners in March of 2021. Today, Freddy’s has grown to more than 400 locations that serve 32 states across the nation from California to Pennsylvania, Virginia, down the East Coast states to Florida. Freddy’s has twice been named No. 1 on Forbes Best Franchises to Buy, The 2021 Restaurant Business 10 Fastest Growing Chains in the U.S. List, Entrepreneur’s 2021 Franchise 500 top 100, Franchise Times magazine’s 2020 Fast & Serious top 40 and many other nationwide and local industry awards. For more and/or the latest updates on Freddy’s, visit the Newsroom, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. For questions about the fast-casual restaurant, please contact Kim Huynh at 316-719-7869.

About the Brighton EDC

Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is a 501c (6) Colorado non-profit organization serving the Greater Brighton Area. BEDC is the primary agent for economic development services. BEDC offers relocation, retention and expansion assistance and support to businesses. BEDC works to expand and diversify the local tax base by facilitating the creation of quality jobs and the attraction of retail development. BEDC encourages responsible, diverse growth and development that enhances Brighton’s quality of life as a desirable place to live, work, learn and play. To learn more about Brighton Economic Development Corporation, visit brightonedc.org or call 303.655.2155.

About the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce

Founded in 1955, the Chamber has been at the center of the Brighton community, fostering an environment for business and member success since its inception. Today, the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce is still an integral part of the heart of the Greater Brighton area, serving as the primary voice for the local business community.  The Greater Brighton Chamber is a one-stop shop comprised of business networking, marketing opportunities, leadership development, business advocacy, fun events, and more. Membership not only helps build your own business, but the community as a whole. To learn more about the Chamber, visit brightonchamber.com.

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