TGI Speaks to What Now Phoenix about Partnership with Bobby Flay

PHOENIX, October 5, 2022 Chicago-based airport operating group, The Grove, Inc., recently signed a franchise agreement with Intelligration Capital BB, LLC, the exclusive licensor and franchisor of Bobby Flay’s eponymous burger joint, Bobby’s Burgers, with plans to open its first outpost in The Crystals – the Eighth Concourse of Terminal Four’s new food hall – early next year, according to The Grove’s CEO Nina Madonia.

“My history goes very far back to the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. I actually went to college there, I own a home there now, so I’m very excited that we are expanding our business to Phoenix,”  says Madonia, adding, “Bobby Flay is a new business partner for us and it’s just fantastic – super high quality and he is such a wonderful person and does so much so we’re really excited to be partners with him in Phoenix, and we know that’s a city he loves as well.”

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Similarly, in a statement, co-founder and managing partner of Bobby’s Burgers, Laurence Kretchmer, said, “The Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport agreement reflects a significant achievement, coming as our first license agreement with an incredibly talented operator group. We seek franchise and license partnerships with experienced and entrepreneurially-driven operators, and The Grove, Inc. is a perfect match.”

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