Wichita, Kansas-based Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has hired Patrick Turek as VP of Real Estate, in which he’ll be responsible for driving corporate and franchise real estate and development activity, including site selection, strategic planning and development.
“With over 140 new restaurant commitments added this past year alone, now is a vital time to build on our real estate strategy,” Andrew Thengvall, Freddy’s chief development officer, said in a company press release. “We are thrilled to have Patrick on the team. His expertise will further propel our growth and continue our momentum as one of the fastest-growing franchises in the country.”
As a commercial real estate advisor, Turek has 18 years of experience in growing and developing national brands, including Panera Bread and Drury Hotels.
Freddy’s has over 460 locations across 36 states nationwide.