Restaurant Chain Growth Report 6/18/13

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Roanoke, VA-based COUNTRY COOKIN (founded 1981) has increased by 1 unit, from 15 to 16 (7% growth).  This is a family/casual buffet concept, open for…

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Richardson, TX-based GOLDEN CHICK (founded 1978) has increased by 6 units for the Golden Chick concept, from 91 to 97 (7% concept growth).  The company…

After a recent acquisition binge, Landry’s is on a hiring spree. The Houston-based restaurant chain is trying to fill 175 positions at its corporate headquarters by year’s end. Many of the positions opened after Landry’s closed out-of state offices of…

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market, Inc. today announced Tim Busald has been appointed president and chief executive officer. “Our team has built a company culture which consistently delivers an exceptional dining experience for our guests,” said Busald. “We…

Scott Barnett, founding President and CEO of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurants, Inc. has announced today his resignation. As President and CEO, Mr. Barnett’s responsibilities included leadership of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurants and Markets, The Mai Tai Bar…