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October 12, 2021 // // HAYDEN, Idaho – Killer burger, the famous Pacific Northwest burger brand with enthusiastic fans, has announced the memorable opening of its location in Hayden, Idaho. Renowned for serving “Portland’s Best Burger” * due to an unparalleled flavor profile through meticulously selected ingredients combined with culinary innovation, Killer Burger will soon open at the popular Prairie Shopping Center in Hayden, near the Albertsons and Rite Aid. The inauguration is scheduled for Monday, October 18.

Wes and Coral Walterman, a couple of savvy entrepreneurs, form the experienced duo of Killer Burger franchisees who initiated the brand’s introduction to northern Idaho. They hold a special place in Killer Burger’s history as the brand’s first franchisees, opening the Happy Valley store just outside of Portland. Now, they’re part of another breakthrough from Killer Burger, taking the brand east into a new, untapped region: the interior of the northwest.

“Killer Burger simply rises above all burger brands. There is no other experience like this locally and beyond. From burgers, beers and fries to the barbecue in the backyard and rock n ‘roll vibe, the concept is unique, ”said Wes Walterman, who grew up and attended middle and high school in Coeur d’Alene. and spent two years at North College in Idaho. “Expanding our relationship with Killer Burger provides a great opportunity to come home and connect with our community. We are 100% confident that the brand will thrive here and grow the cult following its orders. “

Located to the north, just minutes from Highway 90 and along Highway 95, the restaurant is easily accessible from Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls and Spokane. Along with the high-performing non-traditional locations at Portland’s Moda Center and Providence Park, this will be the brand’s 14th full-scale location. In addition to loving the brand’s lively setting and unrivaled burgers, customers appreciate the convenient style of service, which includes quick counter ordering and hassle-free food drop-off. Additionally, Killer Burger offers online ordering for third-party app pickup and delivery options. The brand has also become a staple for catered lunches at local businesses and at group events.

“This is a key moment for us. Heading east into the interior is a fantastic growth move, especially considering the energy enveloping the housing market and the Coeur d’Alene business community. It’s a very attractive region to us, and there’s no one more than Wes and Coral who I trust to carry on the Killer Burger spirit in Hayden, ”said TJ Southard, Founder and CEO of Killer Burger. “Northern Idaho has a special mark coming up that will change the food scene forever.”

As with all Killer Burger restaurants, Hayden Restaurant will offer patrons a mix of classic and original tastes on their menu. Each burger is carefully constructed for a unique flavor profile and exceptional dining experience. A variety of craft beers and local ciders are also available on tap to provide a refreshing addition to every meal.

The Killer Burger in Hayden will follow strict sanitary guidelines governed by the state of Idaho, which include cleaning mandates and protocols.

Located at 85 W. Shopping Center in Hayden, the restaurant will be open Monday through Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm. For more information, contact Killer Burger in Hayden at (208) 719-8900.

In total, there are four Killer Burger franchise restaurants and two non-traditional stores in Providence Park and Moda Center. Hayden’s new location brings the total number of stores to sixteen as Killer Burger continues to expand in the Pacific Northwest and West Mountain through strategic franchising.

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About Killer Burger

Hailing from Portland, Killer Burger made their mark with their meticulously designed, award-winning burgers that redefine the true American burger in the modern world. Each quality ingredient is layered on a perfectly seared patty to make every bite a carefully crafted burger experience. All of their hamburger creations, from classic to bacon and peanut butter burger, are served with fries and bacon… as it should be.

Founded in September 2010, Killer Burger was the bold company of TJ Southard whose Midwestern roots led him to imagine a better burger concept that would change the way the world views burgers. He set out to make a burger so good that it becomes the definition of what a burger should be. * Killer Burger has received accolades from a number of national and local media since its inception, including being voted “Best Burger” in Vancouver, The Columbian in Washington, and “Best Burger in Portland” by Willamette Week readers for 2019 and 2020.

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