Burger joint serves up 31 new jobs

Business, Employment | Tue 6 Oct | Author – Business & Finance
Son Of a Bun
Proprietors Amanda and Niall O’Regan at the opening of Son of a Bun

Son of a Bun will open its doors today on the site MacCurtain Street in Cork city, creating 20 full-time and 11 part-time jobs.

Niall and Amanda O’Regan established their first restaurant, Niall’s, in Bandon in 2002. That was followed by the opening of the Coffee Pod on Lapps Quay, Cork in 2006 and by the Coffee Pod on Winthrop Street, Cork in 2007.

The newly renovated 4,500 sq. ft restaurant can seat 84 people and all beef at the premises is sourced locally in Bandon, Co. Cork.

Niall O’Regan, owner, Son of a Bun, commented: “Burgers are something that we feel very passionately about; we have travelled far and wide in search of the best burger components and now we feel that we have perfected it for our restaurant. Son of a Bun signifies the dawn of a new burger – we are the only restaurant approved by the HSE to serve burgers cooked pink. This is because we have a clean and transparent supply chain. Our Aberdeen Angus beef comes from the same farm, abattoir and butcher in Bandon, and we mince that beef on site every day to make our signature burgers.”

Co-owner, Amanda O’Regan, added: “We are really excited to open the doors of Son of a Bun on MacCurtain’s Street today. This place was made famous by Rory Gallagher many years ago – it is an iconic Cork building and we are going to continue with that tradition and create an iconic Cork burger restaurant. We think that it is important to know that everything is carefully selected which is why our beef and chicken are sourced locally and our eggs are all free range.”