New Barburrito will create 20 new jobs at Edinburgh Airport
AIRPORT passengers are set for a taste of Mexico when a new burrito bar will create 20 new jobs in Edinburgh.
Barburrito will offer passengers Mexican cuisine when it operates at Edinburgh Airport in January, 2018.
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It will be the first Barburrito to operate in an airport and will be the fourth site in the Capital.
Passengers will be able to sit in at Barburrito or take food on board their flight - an option available at all eateries at the airport.
Customers will also be able to order from a special breakfast menu which isn’t available on the high street. The menu includes breakfast burritos, taco pots, pancakes and egg rancheros.
The shop will also be equipped with USB points and plug sockets for customers to charge their phones and tablets.
Richard Townsend, retail and property director at Edinburgh Airport, said: “Improving facilities and options for passengers is important to us and we want to ensure they have a variety of places they can relax in.
“It’s great to see renowned brands like Barburrito coming to work with us and wanting to be part of Scotland’s busiest airport as passenger figures continue to grow.
“So not only are we adding more choice for destinations but we’re adding more choice of cuisine, and we will be delivering even greater options as part of our terminal expansion project.”
Barburrito currently operates seven sites in Scotland across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.
Morgan Davies, CEO of Barburrito, said: “This is the start of an exciting partnership with TRG Concessions and Edinburgh airport. With an established operating model working across 21 locations, we felt that it was time to explore a franchise operation with a sector leader in this space.
“Edinburgh Airport is a fantastic location to launch the first of these. My first ever job was working in the sky shops at Edinburgh Airport and it is personally exciting to be returning to open a business at this fantastic airport.”