Whopper burgers are coming to town. A Burger King is being built at 59 Starrs Rd., with a planned opening date on Tuesday, Dec. 31.
Another Burger King is slated to open in Lunenburg.
New Minas, Amherst, Sydney and Truro have franchisees and there are several in the Halifax Regional Municipality.
At least 11 million guests visit Burger King restaurants daily around the world. Founded in 1954, it is the second largest fast food hamburger chain on the planet.
The menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, whopper burgers, rib sandwiches, buffalo chicken strips, sweet potato fries, mozzarella sticks, apple slices, hand-spun shakes, salads and a Counting Calories menu.
The number of employees to be hired is yet to be announced.