Pat & Oscar's

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Pat & Oscars
Type Private
Industry Restaurants
Founded San Diego, CA (1991)
Headquarters Carlsbad, California
Number of locations 18
Products Breadsticks, pizza, chicken, ribs, sandwiches
Website www.breadstick.com

Pat & Oscar's, formerly known as "Oscar's", is a restaurant chain with about 20 locations in California.[1] The first location was opened in 1991.[2]

History[edit]

In 2000 - Sizzler bought 82% stake of the "Oscar's" chain.[3]

In 2001 - The restaurant was renamed from "Oscar's" to "Pat & Oscars" to avoid trademark conflicts during expansion.[4] Public marketing suggested that the reason was to give credit to Pat who also contributed to the business.[citation needed]

In 2008 - The management team of Pat & Oscars bought out the company.[5]

In 2011, the company filed for bankruptcy.[6] In May 2012, after most of the restaurants closed, the remaining franchisees merged under a new brand, "O's American Kitchen" with 10 locations.[7]

Community Involvement[edit]

Pat & Oscars valued community involved since its conception.[8] In 2008, they raised an estimated $15,000 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Locations - Pat & Oscars. Retrieved on July 4, 2011.
  2. ^ "About Us - Pat & Oscars. Retrieved on July 4, 2011.
  3. ^ Sizzler buys 82-percent stake in high-volume Oscar's chain Retrieved on July 5, 2011
  4. ^ Sizzler-owned chain renamed Pat & Oscar's Retrieved on July 5, 2011
  5. ^ CURRENT MANAGEMENT TEAM PURCHASES PAT & OSCAR'S Retrieved on July 5, 2011
  6. ^ Pat & Oscar’s files for bankruptcy Retrieved on Nov 9, 2011
  7. ^ [1]. by Nick Williams, UCLA Communications Undergrad, Oct 29, 2014. Retrieved on Oct 29, 2014.
  8. ^ About Us Retrieved on July 5, 2011
  9. ^ PAT & OSCAR'S RAISES $15,000 FOR MAKE-A-WISH Retrieved on July 5, 2011