Mary Brown’s Chicken Acquires Fat Bastard Burrito Co.

Last month, MB International Brands reached an agreement to acquire Fat Bastard Burrito Co., combining the brand with Mary Brown’s Chicken to create one of the largest privately held quick-service restaurant companies in Canada.


“We are thrilled to bring together two premium, Canadian-born restaurant brands with solid track records of growth and success,” said Hadi Chahin, President of MB International Brands. “Mary Brown’s and Fat Bastard Burrito are leaders in their respective food segments. The transaction combines two highly complementary franchise networks that, together, will provide more delicious choices for diners as well as more opportunities for existing and new franchisees of both brands — across Canada and beyond.”  For more information about franchising click HERE.

Founded in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, Mary Brown’s Chicken currently operates 215 stores across Canada, while Toronto originating Fat Bastard Burrito Co. currently operates over 75 locations across Ontario. Both brands pride themselves in serving high quality ingredients and great tasting meals while supporting the communities in which they operate.