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Mark Wahlberg announces plans to bring his burger chain Wahlburgers to New Zealand

Mark Wahlberg announces plans to bring his burger chain Wahlburgers to New Zealand… with the first location opening in just months

Mark Wahlberg is bringing his US burger chain, Wahlburgers, to New Zealand.

On Saturday, the Hollywood actor, 50, revealed his latest venture with the owners of United Cinemas, in a statement to Daily Mail Australia.

‘I am excited to be working with the Mustaca family as they bring Wahlburgers to New Zealand,’ he said.

Coming soon: Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg, 50, has announced that he is bringing his US burger chain, Wahlburgers, to New Zealand

‘I love all the things we have in common, especially family, film, and music.

‘I’m really looking forward to opening the first restaurant in New Zealand and I hope to visit soon.’

The family restaurant will have a capacity of 240 guests and will be located at the former Euro Restaurant and Coley & Punch venue in Auckland’s CBD. 

On Saturday, the Hollywood actor, 50, revealed his latest venture with the owners of United Cinemas, in a statement to Daily Mail Australia. Mark pictured in Sydney in December 2020

On Saturday, the Hollywood actor, 50, revealed his latest venture with the owners of United Cinemas, in a statement to Daily Mail Australia. Mark pictured in Sydney in December 2020

'I am excited to be working with the Mustaca family as they bring Wahlburgers to New Zealand,' he said. Pictured walking around Sydney's Circular Quay

‘I am excited to be working with the Mustaca family as they bring Wahlburgers to New Zealand,’ he said. Pictured walking around Sydney’s Circular Quay

Wahlberg has since filmed a video in which he says he is looking forward to visiting Auckland and meeting everyone in person in the coming months.

‘We started with just one Wahlburgers in Boston has now grown to include Canada, Europe, Australia, and now more importantly, New Zealand,’ he says in the clip.

‘Thank you again for having us. I cannot wait to see everybody. Happy Mother’s Day to all and go All Blacks.’

The restaurant will be owned and operated by Sam Mustaca (right) who have built United Cinemas into Australia's largest independent, family-owned owned cinema chain.

Details: The restaurant will be owned and operated by the Mustaca family, who have built United Cinemas into Australia’s largest independent, family-owned owned cinema chain

The restaurant will be owned and operated by the Mustaca family, who have built United Cinemas into Australia’s largest independent, family-owned owned cinema chain.

‘We had been following the concept for years and with its natural ties to the entertainment industry, bringing Wahlburgers into the experience at United Cinemas just seemed like a perfect fit,’ Sam Mustaca CEO of United Cinemas New Zealand and WBIP said.

‘The first Wahlburgers will be in Auckland’s CBD and we plan to expand in other NZ locations.

‘With really great food, beers and a fun atmosphere, we think it’s going to be a big hit.’

The news comes just five months after Mark opened his first Sydney restaurant located in Sydney’s Circular Quay, also run by the Mustaca family.

'We had been following the concept for years and with its natural ties to the entertainment industry, bringing Wahlburgers into the experience at United Cinemas just seemed like a perfect fit,' Sam Mustaca (left) CEO of United Cinemas New Zealand and WBIP said

‘We had been following the concept for years and with its natural ties to the entertainment industry, bringing Wahlburgers into the experience at United Cinemas just seemed like a perfect fit,’ Sam Mustaca (left) CEO of United Cinemas New Zealand and WBIP said



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