Big Apple Burgers’ John Cestare has scored franchise rights from Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg and will be opening seven Wahlburgers locations.
Six of those locations will be in Manhattan, the other restaurant will open in Coney Island on May 1, according to the New York Post.
Cestare will appear on Season 3 of the A&E reality show about the family’s Boston-based burger joint and will also be opening a franchise in Vegas, a source told the Post. More restaurants are in the works in Florida and Philadelphia. [NYP] – Christopher Cameron