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FAT Brands plans to open 40 new Marble Slab Cremery locations in Canada.

Marble Slab to Open 40 New Canadian Locations

U.S.-based retail investor FAT Brands plans to open 40 new Marble Slab Creamery franchise restaurants in Canada over the next decade.

Los Angeles-based FAT announced that it will develop the new locations in partnership with Calgary-based Canadian Ice Cream Company. FAT stands for Fresh, Authentic, Tasty, The two companies already partner in Canada.

The expansion will increase Marble Slab’s Canadian footprint to 140 locations over the next decade. The chain currently has about 100 restaurants in Canada.

Marble Slab is among 18 restaurant concepts under FAT’s investment umbrella.

FAT’s other brands include Round Table Pizza, Fatburger, Johnny Rockets, Fazoli’s, Twin Peaks, Great American Cookies and Bonanza Steakhouse. Altogether, FAT franchises and owns about 2,300 units worldwide.


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