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BurgerFi Honored in Fast Casual's Top 100 Movers & Shakers List for Ninth Consecutive Year

Fast-casual chain recognized for its rapid growth and commitment to innovation Palm Beach, Fl. - May 23, 2022 - BURGERFI INTERNATIONAL INC. (Nasdaq: BFI, BFIIW), one of the nation's fastest-growing better burger concepts, was honored third place in this year's FAST CASUAL'S TOP 100 MOVERS & SHAKERS LIST. BurgerFi was recognized for its continuous innovation, rapid growth and resilience throughout the year. Patrick Renna, now President at BurgerFi, who was CFO while at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza & Wings, was also included in the outlet's Top 25 Executives. Since its creation 16 years ago, the Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers list has recognized the industry's most successful brands. The award was presented during the Top 100 awards dinner gala at the London House Chicago.

"It is an honor for BurgerFi to be recognized for the ninth year in a row by one of the industry's leading publications," said lan Baines, CEO of BurgerFi International. “This win is proof of each team member's hard work, and we will use it as fuel to continue redefining the way the world eats burgers.”

“Each year, I read the Top 25 Executives list to learn about who is doing it right in food excellency and safety. It's an honor to be included this year,” Patrick Renna, President at BurgerFi. “I would like to thank my team without which this win would not have been possible. This is truly a team effort, and we are committed to delivering the best burger experience to our guests.”

This win helps solidify BurgerFi as a company to watch in the ever-evolving fast casual industry as it continues its aggressive growth plans across the eastern seaboard. In 2021 alone, the company opened a record of 16 new restaurants across the country with plans of opening 15-20 more in 2022.

Established in 2011, BurgerFi is among the nation's fastest-growing better burger concepts and uses 100% American Angus Beef with no steroids, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemicals, or additives. BurgerFi's menu also includes high quality wagyu beef, antibiotic and cage-free chicken offerings, fresh, fresh-cut sides and custard shakes and concretes. In line with ongoing expansion plans, BurgerFi International acquired Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza & Wings in November 2021, adding 61 restaurants to its family of brands.