Buffalo’s CafÃ© Acquired by Franchise Development Subsidiary
Fog Cutter Capital Group Incâ€™s franchise development subsidiary has acquired Buffaloâ€™s CafÃ©. The 26-unit casual dining chain has locations in Georgia, Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Indiana, as well as five restaurants in Kuwait and one in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Buffaloâ€™s CafÃ© is a 100% franchise organization similar to Fog Cutterâ€™s other restaurant subsidiary, Fatburger North America Inc.
â€œWe are delighted to add Buffaloâ€™s CafÃ© to the Fog Cutter franchise business,” said Fog Cutterâ€™s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wiederhorn. “We plan to market Buffaloâ€™s franchises to our existing franchisee base both domestically and internationally.â€
Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc. has invested in a diverse range of equity, corporate debt and real estate since its founding in 1997. Prior to focusing on the restaurant industry in 2003, the Company operated businesses in manufacturing, retail, real estate development, technology and mortgage banking.
Buffaloâ€™s Franchise Concepts, Inc., based in Atlanta, was formed in 1985 and is the franchisor for both casual dining restaurants (Buffaloâ€™s Cafe) and quick service outlets (Buffaloâ€™s Express Cafe). The restaurants specialize in fresh Buffalo-style chicken wings and tenders, in addition to a full menu offering including salads, wraps, burgers, ribs and other classic American specialty food items.