Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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Eddie V's Prime Seafood
Subsidiary
Industry Restaurant
Genre Fine dining
Founded 2000 (2000)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Founder Guy Villavaso
Larry Foles
Headquarters 1000 Darden Center Drive
Orlando, Florida, U.S. 32837
Number of locations
21 (May 2018)
Area served
Texas, California, Arizona, Florida
Key people
Eugene Lee (Interim CEO/Chairman[1] of Darden and President of Darden's Specialty Restaurant Group)
Guy Villavaso (Co-Founder)
Larry Foles (Co-Founder)
John Carver (Corporate Chef)
Products Seafood
Steak
Parent Darden Restaurants
(2011–present)
Website eddiev.com
Footnotes / references
[2]

Eddie V's Prime Seafood is an American seafood and steak restaurant chain.

History[edit]

The first Eddie V's was opened in Austin, Texas in 2000 by Guy Villavaso and Larry Foles.[2] In 2011, the brand was sold for $59 million cash to Darden Restaurants, Inc. and became a part of Darden's Specialty Restaurant Group.[3]

Locations[edit]

As of October 2017, there are a total of 21[4] Eddie V's restaurants:

  • Arizona
    • Scottsdale
  • California
    • La Jolla
    • Newport Beach
    • San Diego
  • Florida
    • Orlando
    • Tampa
  • Illinois
    • Chicago
  • Massachusetts
    • Boston
  • Michigan
    • Troy
  • Missouri
    • Kansas City
  • North Carolina
    • Charlotte
  • Pennsylvania
    • King of Prussia
    • Pittsburgh
  • Texas
    • Austin - Arboretum
    • Austin - 5th Street
    • Dallas
    • Fort Worth
    • Houston - CityCentre
    • Houston - West Ave
    • San Antonio
  • Virginia
    • McLean - Tysons Corner

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/blog/2014/10/6-things-to-know-about-gene-lee-darden-s-new.html?page=all
  2. ^ a b "The Creation of Eddie V's Restaurants". Darden Concepts, Inc. 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  3. ^ Snel, Alan (October 12, 2011). "Darden buys two seafood brands". Nation's Restaurant News. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Find A Restaurant - Eddie V's Prime Seafood Restaurant". www.eddiev.com. Retrieved 3 June 2018.

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