n the beginning, Shant Mardirosian the founder of the Burger's Priest wanted to be a pastor. Burgers weren't part of the plan. Mardirosian didn't grow up religious, but became a Christian when he was 19. He studied at Tyndale University College, an evangelical school in Toronto, earnestly praying and struggling to discover his life's purpose. Eventually he dropped his dreams of ministry and came to terms with his entrepreneurial instinct.