KNOXVILLE, Tenn.(WVLT)--This isn't a local mess hall or canteen but a new concept called Gyrene burgers. Owner, Rob Wynkoop is a former Marine Lieutenant.,
" Gyrene is a cross between
GI and Marine."
Wynkoop connected with former Domino's Pizza king Tom Monahan to open the first franchise of it's kind in America right on the Cumberland Strip. .
It's Monahan's way to empower vets to become entrepreneurs, taking military skills to the workplace.
Lieutenant Wynkoop says,"You won't find any pink slime in our burgers each burger is doubled pattied, so all our burgers are double bacon cheeseburgers.":
Rob says the fries are a main target.B SAYS THE FRIES ARE A MAIN TARGET.
"We have a special seasoning called gunpowder"
You can eat in, but like the concept of Domino's,
"Burgers are a lot faster to cook than pizza.
So we feel we're going to revolutionize delivery because we're so much faster.
Right now the average delivery times are under 10 minutes in our delivery radius, that's 10 minutes from the time you call
to the time your food is delivered to your door. that's faster than people can put their shoes on, drive down to the place and find a place to park."
On this trip, it took about 7 minutes to make it to the destination. A
A big oorah for Gyrene, helping our nation's heroes get back into the workforce. Driving in your neighborhood, I'm the Tennessee Traveler.
For more information you can find Gyrene at http://www.gyreneburger.com/