August 05, 2015 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE – Perkins Restaurant & Bakery announces its newest franchisee, K&R Invesco, LLC. K&R has signed a one restaurant commitment agreement for a Perkins to be located at 701 E. State Road 434 in Winter Springs, Florida. The new Perkins will occupy an end cap of a new strip shopping center and is slated to open in November 2015.
"We're thrilled to have a new franchisee in the market," states Andy Whiteley, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Perkins & Marie Callender's, LLC, who oversees the company's franchising efforts. This particular location is ripe for a Perkins Restaurant and we are confident that both the geography and the community demographics are a good fit for our concept." Kamil Gowni, partner at K&R adds, "Perkins has an impressive history and unprecedented levels of brand awareness in the marketplace. We look forward to introducing and welcoming guests to our new Perkins location in a few short months."
With a 4,500 square foot floor plan plus additional patio space, the new Perkins Restaurant will seat approximately 200 guests and will feature Perkins legendary menu including breakfast items such as omelettes and buttermilk pancakes that will be available all day, a full line of lunch and dinner offerings and Perkins freshly prepared bakery products. A seniors' as well as a kids' menu will also be offered. The restaurant staff will include approximately 70 employees.
Founded in 1958, 405 Perkins restaurants operate in 33 states and Canada, consisting of 132 company-owned and operated restaurants and 273 franchised units. More information can be found on the company's website or by contacting Susan Blackwood at 901/537-7130.
SOURCE Perkins Restaurants & Bakeries