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Bad Daddy’s Named FSR Magazine Top 50 Emerging Restaurants

The staff of FSR Magazine released it’s annual ranking of America’s Top 50 Emerging Restaurants. The report ranks "high-potential, performance-proven full-service brands with 50 locations or fewer and growing fast” and we’re excited to announce that Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is featured on list.


Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar Breaks Ground on First Columbia Restaurant

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar – the Denver-based brand that puts the ‘Wow!’ in the quintessential American sandwich – just broke ground on its first restaurant in Columbia at 4623 Forest Drive in Cardinal Crossing.

When it opens in September, it will be the third Bad Daddy’s in South Carolina and 39th system-wide. The new 3,800-square-foot restaurant plans on hiring up to 100 team members in the weeks ahead.

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring our insanely delicious, award-winning burgers to Columbia,” said CEO Boyd Hoback. “I have no doubt that the community is going to love the unique culinary passion that we put into our burgers. We can’t wait to assemble an awesome team to join us in sharing this passion with everyone in the area.”

Bad Daddy’s currently has 35 locations throughout Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is committed to sourcing local and fresh ingredients whenever possible, supporting nearby businesses with interests in the local culinary marketplace. The Denver-based restaurant is renowned for its signature gourmet burgers, such as the Bacon Cheeseburger on Steroids and the Bad Ass Burger. The flavorful menu also features giant chopped salads, specialty sides, appetizers and handspun milkshakes. The restaurant offers a full gluten-friendly menu and regional chef specials that incorporate local flavors and ingredients, along with a full bar offering an array of craft microbrew beers from regional breweries.