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Logan's Roadhouse in Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
Number of locations
|Hazem Ouf (President & CEO)|
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Logan's Roadhouse is a chain of restaurants based in Nashville, Tennessee, United States and founded in 1991 in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. There are 194 company operated and 25 franchised Logan's Roadhouse locations throughout 23 states and growing.
In 1999 it became a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly held CBRL Group, Inc (which also owns Cracker Barrel). On December 6, 2006, CBRL Group sold Logan's Roadhouse to affiliates of Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co., Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, and Black Canyon Capital LLC for $486 million. In 2010, private equity firm Kelso & Company acquired the company.
On February 20, 2013, Mike Andres, a former McDonald's vice-president and former CEO of Boston Market, replaced Tom Vogel as CEO. On January 12, 2017 Hazem Ouf, former CEO of American Blue Ribbon Holdings, was named President and CEO.
On August 8, 2016, Logan's Roadhouse filed for bankruptcy and announced plans to close 18 of its 256 locations that are under-performing, though did not announce at the time which locations would close. The chain was reported to be struggling with heavy debt and falling sales. Locations closing in late September 2016, include, in Florida, two in Kissimmee, two in Orlando, and one each in Mary Esther, Tampa, and Tallahassee; one in Macon, Georgia; one in Houston, Texas; one in Lafayette, Louisiana and one in Waynesboro, Virginia.
On December 1, 2016 Logan's Roadhouse formally exited bankruptcy with a debt load reduced from about $400 million to $100 million.
The chain uses retro style decorations, and provides free buckets of peanuts that come at each table. Some of the Logan's establishments have locality-inspired decor and artwork. For example, Detroit area Logan's have murals of people wearing Detroit Pistons shirts.
The chain's menu includes mesquite-grilled steaks, traditional American fare (sandwiches, soup, salads, and seafood), ice-cold longneck beer, homemade yeast rolls, and unlimited buckets of in-shell peanuts.
Logan's serves appetizers, steak, and hamburgers, and offers side dishes such as salad, french fries, homestyle potato chips, rice pilaf and sweet or baked potatoes.
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