Freddy’s opens in Jefferson City

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opened Tuesday in Jefferson City, Mo. The new franchise is scheduled to be joined by Missouri store openings in Sedalia, Springfield and Columbia later this year.

This year, 26 Freddy’s locations will open around the country.

Chain founders and owners Scott Redler and Bill, Randy and Freddy Simon own and operate six Freddy’s restaurants in the Wichita area and two in the Kansas City area. There are 54 franchised units elsewhere in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Texas.