12th December 2016
A premium burger restaurant with a church theme opened in Chatham creating 30 jobs in the process.
The franchise created 30 new jobs including general manager roles, chefs, kitchen assistants, waiting staff and cleaners. As well as a restaurant it will also provide a take-out service.
Designed with a church theme, diners will sit on church pews and will select food from hymn board menus. The toilet booths are confession boxes.
The Burger Priest at Chatham is the second franchise to open in the UK. The first of its kind which opened in Wolverhampton in May has proved to be a massive hit with customers.
Entrepreneur Parveen Mann is the Chatham franchisee. She runs business ventures including popular Chatham franchise Creams Café which has been a fantastic success.
Ms Mann said:
"It is such an exciting venture. I think it is a great concept and I am very excited to be opening the second one of its kind in Chatham.
We will be offering premium burgers handmade, using the highest quality Aberdeen Angus beef from Scotland. Our surf and turf burger will contain real pieces of lobster and we'll also be selling pure vegan burgers.
We want our burger experience to be simply the best and are confident it will be a great success. We want the people of Chatham to say ‘hallelujah at last a diner which serves top quality fresh burgers.’
Customers will be dining from pews, reading off a hymn board menu and when they go to the toilet their cubicle is a confession box. It is certainly unique and will get everyone talking. But what they will be talking about most is the quality of the burgers which are simply second to none."