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Wahlburgers Expands In Middle East And Airports, And More…

Food Service News In Brief

Wahlburgers, a Boston-based casual burger concept founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg, has secured a 20-store franchise deal with Arjomand Group of the Middle East and an agreement with SSP America, a division of SSP Group, to operate at Boston’s Logan and Toronto’s Pearson airports. Also, Wahlburgers has extended its contract with New York-based Big Apple Burgers to include six units on Long Island, in addition to five in Manhattan and one on Coney Island…

The New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association will close on the purchase of a building in downtown, Concord, New Hampshire, giving the organization a permanent home for the first time in its 100-year history…

The New England Restaurant Networking Group will hold an event May 18 beginning at 6 p.m. at the River Bar in Somerville, Massachusetts, to benefit the New England Center for Homeless Veterans…

The 2015 National Restaurant Association show will be held May 16-19 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Exhibit hall hours: Saturday-Monday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Mike Berger

A veteran 20-year editor of The Griffin Report who often tours various supermarkets to check out the latest trends. When he isn’t writing, he enjoys sports, his family and young, energetic grandchild.

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