Topaz launches Rocket’s into 40 forecourts across Ireland


45 new jobs to be created as part of an 11.4 million investment

Topaz launches Rocket’s into 40 forecourts

Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience brand, has announced a €11.4 million investment which will see them introduce Ireland’s newest fresh, urban food concept, Rocket’s to 40 forecourts nationwide. The rollout, which will take place over a seven year period, will result in the creation of 45 direct jobs in 2015.

The first Rocket’s at Topaz concept has been launched at Topaz in Douglas, Co. Cork and sites at Dublin Port and Brennanstown, Co Wicklow will be serving the best in fresh quality food to Topaz customers before the end of 2015. A further 15 outlets will be rolled out throughout 2016.

Rocket’s is a new fast casual way to enjoy the best hamburgers around.

The concept has been designed with forecourts in mind and will offer Topaz customers the most innovative forecourt dining experience in Ireland.

With an emphasis on the best quality fresh ingredients, all hamburgers are made using 100% natural, freshly ground Irish beef. The new offering will also serve up unique and portable, freshly-made salads, hotdogs, tenders and milkshakes. All menu options are freshly made-to-order with a speedy service guaranteed.

Emmet O’Neill Topaz CEO, commented: “This year has been a big year for Topaz with the roll out of our Re.Store concept across Ireland – the addition of Rocket’s will further set us apart. We had been looking for the perfect fast casual offer and we’ve found it! Rocket’s is bang on trend and exactly where we want to drive our business. The creation of 45 new jobs is all part of our continued plan for growth.”

Niall Fortune, Owner at Eddie Rocket’s commented: “We are delighted to be able to bring our food to customers all around Ireland with Topaz, and we are very excited to have opened the first location at the Topaz Service Station, Douglas Co. Cork last week. As Ireland’s largest convenience and fuel retailer, Topaz is the perfect fir for us to bring our food offering to consumers throughout the country. Since Rocket’s launch last year, we have learned a great deal about the casual dining customer and have perfected our speed of service, portability of food and the overall taste experience to bring Topaz customers an unrivalled food offering.”

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