Team Real Mex Restaurants Dominates the Culinary Clash Cooking Competition

Golden Glove Award for Best Tasting Food Highlights Real Mex Sweep Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  A culinary team from El Torito led Real Mex Restaurants to a dominating victory at the 2016 Western Food Expo’s “Culinary Clash” cooking competition.  Team Real…
Real Mex Names 35-Year Industry Veteran Bryan Lockwood As Chief Executive Officer

Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Real Mex Restaurants (“Real Mex” or the “Company”), the largest full service, casual dining Mexican restaurant chain in the United States, today announced that Bryan Lockwood has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lockwood is…

When Chef Pepe Lopez of El Torito walks into a restaurant dining room, guests often tell him: I wasn’t sure if you were real. That statement has become an unfortunate metaphor for the chain, founded more than 50 years ago…

Agreement Subject to Court Approval Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. (“Real Mex” or “the Company”) said its board has approved a bid to acquire virtually all assets of the Company and its subsidiaries from a newly created entity…

Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. has announced that it and its parent company and subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions to restructure under Chapter 11 to facilitate the Company’s ongoing capital restructuring. The corporate restructuring process will not impact the Company’s restaurants…

Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement with lenders to waive and amend certain covenants as it works to revise its corporate capital structure. The company also reported that it made a $9.1 million interest…