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Checkers & Rally signs deals for 40 new restaurants in three states

Checkers & Rally will open more than 40 new sites this year.

Checkers & Rally continues its rapid growth.

The drive-thru restaurant chain said it has signed three multi-unit development agreements that will bring 40 new restaurants to California, Tennessee, and Maryland. Including these deals, Checkers & Rally has now signed 32 agreements in 2022, representing a total of 72 new restaurants.

The new agreements include 10 locations in new and existing markets in Southern California, 15 units statewide in markets that include Nashville in Tennessee, with the first location planned for Cookeville.

In addition, an agreement with SBA Management will add 15 locations to the chain’s presence in Maryland, with anticipated locations to come in Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Jessup, and Washington, D.C.

The new deal announcements continue Checkers & Rally's strong growth in 2022, which includes opening more than 40 new sites this year. The company continues to eye expansion in California, Virginia, Arizona, Wisconsin Connecticut and North and South Carolina to bolster new and existing franchise portfolios.

"We are very pleased to be working with some incredible franchisees to bring 40 Checkers & Rally's serving our famous Big Buford Burgers and award-winning fries to California, Tennessee and Maryland, collectively," said Kris McDonald, VP of Development at Checkers & Rally's. "We look forward to seeing our franchisees succeed through Checkers & Rally's proven franchise model, and are eager to continue executing our strategic growth plans with multi-unit franchisees in markets across the country."

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Based in Tampa, Fla., Checkers Drive-In Restaurants operates and franchises both Checkers and Rally's restaurants, with more than 800 locations.

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