Did Bennigans go out of business?
Restaurant chains Bennigan’s and Steak & Ale have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection and will shut their doors. The 138 domestic and international franchisee-owned restaurants are “open and fully operational,” Bennigan’s Franchising Co.
How many Bennigans are left?
There are currently 15 Bennigan’s restaurants in the U.S. and 18 in Mexico, South America and the Middle East. The current Bennigan’s are owned by Dallas-based Legendary Restaurant Brands, which is reviving Bennigan’s (it also owns the Steak and Ale chain, which it’s also trying to salvage).
Are there any Bennigan’s left in Florida?
Bennigan’s closed most of its Central Florida locations and many other restaurants in 2008 and filed for bankruptcy protection. The last two Orlando area restaurants closed later. Now the company has retooled itself, and it has about 100 restaurants open and under development in the U.S. and 10 other countries.
Is Bennigan’s a real restaurant?
Dallas, Texas, U.S. Bennigan’s is an Irish pub-themed American casual dining restaurant chain founded in 1976 in Atlanta by restaurateur Norman E. Brinker as one of America’s original casual dining concepts. The company is now operating out of Dallas, Texas.
Is Bennigans coming back?
Bennigan’s, once a stalwart among casual-dining chains, is mounting its comeback after going through bankruptcy a decade ago. The faux-Irish pub-and-grub concept, known for its deep-fried Monte Cristo sandwich, shuttered all 150 of its corporate-owned locations in 2008. (A number of franchised units remained.)
Why did Steak and Ale go out of business?
On July 29, 2008, all remaining Steak and Ale locations closed as part of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding. The iconic restaurant chain with its dimly lit ambiance, billed itself as offering an upscale steak experience at lower prices.
Is Bennigan’s coming back?
Is shenanigans based on Bennigans?
The Shenanigans restaurant in the movie “Waiting” was based off the happenings in an actual Bennigans in Orlando. Bennigans is now closed.
Will Bennigans ever come back?
Is Chi Chi’s still in business?
The U.S. chain never recovered, though there are Chi-Chi’s restaurants in Europe, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. And you can still find Chi-Chi’s-branded products, owned by Hormel, in supermarkets. Learn the fates of 13 more classic restaurant chains including Steak and Ale, Beefsteak Charlie’s and Bennigan’s.
Does Steak and Ale still exist?
Steak and Ale was an American chain of casual dining restaurants, that went bankrupt in 2008. However the brand, recipes and other intellectual property associated with the former chain is currently owned by Legendary Restaurant Brands, LLC, the parent company for Bennigan’s.