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Why BurgerFi is going public in a pandemic

The chain’s president, Charlie Guzzetta, joins the RB podcast “A Deeper Dive” to talk about the coronavirus and its merger with Opes Acquisition.

What is it like to go public in a pandemic?

This week’s edition of the Restaurant Business podcast “A Deeper Dive” features Charlie Guzzetta, the president of BurgerFi, which is merging with the blank check company Opes Acquisition in a $100 million deal.

The merger will take BurgerFi public. Guzzetta talks about this deal and how it came together. He also talks about BurgerFi’s expansion strategy and its strong belief in the future of ghost kitchens.

In addition, Guzzetta discusses the chain’s response to the pandemic.

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