I am always tossing around ideas for restaurant concepts. My favorite one has got to be a burger joint. Nothing crazy just simple ingredients but all house made - curing/smoking bacon, baking bread, fresh cut fries, etc.
In sake of consistency and ease of training, I think a flat top is the piece of equipment for a burger place. But alas, something about the grill marks and charring of a flame grilled that just screams summer and outdoors to make it appealing but in a different way. I think both pieces of equipment have their benefits and drawbacks.
So just looking for some people's opinion to which they prefer, grilled or griddled burgers, and why.