Elevation Burger Announces Plans For 20 New Restaurants In Egypt

– Organic Burger Chain Plans to Open in Cairo Late 2016 –

ARLINGTON, Virginia, Sept. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Elevation Burger, the first and only 100 percent organic better burger franchise concept, announced today the signing of a multi-unit development agreement with Essam Abu El Hassan to open 20 restaurants throughout Egypt. Currently, the brand has 23 restaurants in the Middle East including Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain.

“We’re excited to bring our organic burger concept to Egypt and expand our footprint in the Middle East,” said Salman Siddiqui, CEO of Elevation Burger. “We are thrilled to have Essam Abu El Hassan join the brand and know he will meet the growing consumer demand in Egypt for healthier, organic, great tasting food.”

Abu El Hassan is new to the Elevation Burger family and was attracted to the brand’s philosophy – to be more than just a burger restaurant. The company is dedicated to offering authentic and sustainably-prepared food that is better for consumers and the environment. Also notable, all of Elevation Burger’s meat is halal.

“I’m confident that Elevation Burger will be a success in Egypt and I am proud to be a part of the company’s growth story,” said Abu El Hassan. “We plan to open the first restaurant in Cairo later this year.”

From fresh and flavorful food made with the highest quality ingredients to friendly and inviting restaurants built with sustainable materials, Elevation Burger strives to deliver an elevated experience that is “Above and Beyond Good™.” The concept was founded in 2005 and began franchising in 2008. Currently, there are more than 60 U.S. and international locations.

Elevation Burger is loved by loyal customers for its burgers made from 100 percent organic, grass-fed, free-range beef and fries cooked in heart-healthy Bertolli® olive oil. The brand also offers organic chicken, as well as vegetarian and vegan burgers. To learn more about Elevation Burger, visit elevationburger.com.

About Elevation Burger
Elevation Burger was originally conceived in 2002 by founder Hans Hess, who set out to create a healthier burger with a great taste on par with those he was accustomed to having on the West Coast. Hans determined that organic, grass-fed beef was the key to a burger that truly stands apart from the rest in terms of taste, quality and sustainability. The brand’s slogan, “Above and Beyond Good™,” is a reflection of Elevation Burger’s focus on offering quality food products that make a difference both to guests and the environment. Elevation Burger is committed to offering an exceptionally flavorful, nutritionally superior product through ingredients such as 100 percent USDA-certified organic, grass-fed, free-range beef that is ground on premise and fresh-cut fries cooked in heart-healthy olive oil. For more information, visit Elevation Burger online at www.elevationburger.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ElevationBurger, on Twitter @ElevationBurger or on Instagram @elevationburger.