Mark Wahlberg is expanding, and we’re not talking about his waistline. The actor says he’s opening a Wahlburgers restaurant in Detroit.
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According to the Detroit Free Press, Wahlberg is partnering with Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert to open the eatery in Detroit’s downtown Greektown district.
Wahlberg revealed the plans this week during an interview to promote his new film “Daddy’s Home.”
During the interview with FOX 2, Wahlberg said the new restaurant could be opening as early as next summer.
“I’ve been nice enough to get Dan Gilbert to give me a nice location,” Wahlberg said. “I’m coming … could be this summer.”
The burger chain has locations in Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania and Canada.
— Lee Thomas (@leethomasfox2) December 15, 2015
Wahlburgers is also a reality television series on the A&E network. It is a behind-the-scenes look at the titular restaurant owned by chef Paul Wahlberg and his brothers, Mark and Donnie.