Fast-casual restaurant concept, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, opens today at 1190 S. St. Louis St. A ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
Freddy’s is known for its lean, ground beef steakburgers, “Vienna Beef” hot dogs, crispy shoestring fries, as well as frozen custard treats prepared with a choice of chocolate or vanilla frozen custard that is “freshly churned throughout the day in each restaurant,” notes a press release announcing the opening.
“Being from the area, I’m thrilled to bring Freddy’s to Batesville,” said Kevin Morrow, franchise owner. “The Freddy’s experience is more than just the food we serve. I know guests in the community will appreciate our dedication to genuine hospitality and fast, friendly service.”
The 3,476 square-foot, freestanding restaurant seats 110 guests and has additional seating on the patio. Drive-thru service is also available. Hours of operation are 10:30 a.m to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
“The ‘Original Double’ is a signature favorite that we like to recommend to first-time guests who want to get a feel of the Freddy’s taste,” said Morrow. “It’s crafted with two thinly-pressed steakburger patties topped with cheese, mustard, pickle planks and onion slices. The burger is served on a toasted bun alongside our crispy shoestring fries, or you can opt to try our crunchy onion rings or white cheddar cheese curds as a side.”
Co-founded in 2002 by Scott Redler and Bill, Randy and Freddy Simon, Freddy’s opened its first location in Wichita, Kan., offering a unique combination of cooked-to-order steakburgers seasoned with Freddy’s “Famous Steakburger & Fry Seasoning”, “Vienna Beef” hot dogs, shoestring fries paired with Freddy’s “Famous Fry Sauce” and frozen custard.
The release notes more than 300 Freddy’s restaurants serve 31 states across the nation from California to Pennsylvania, Va. and down the east coast states to Florida. Freddy’s has been named No. 1 on Forbes “Best Franchises to Buy,” Franchise Times magazine’s “2018 Fast & Serious top 10,” Entrepreneur’s “2018 Franchise 500 top 50,” Inc. magazine’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies” 2017 list and many other nationwide and local industry awards.