Shoney’s Invites America to Get Hooked on its Seafood Fest
Shoney’s Featuring Freshly Prepared Seafood Items for the Lenten Season and Enhancements to its Seafood Fresh Food Bar
March 05, 2019 // Franchising.com // NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Seafood season is back and Shoney’s is casting the widest net.
The iconic, All-American restaurant brand, world-renowned for freshly-prepared, high-quality food at a great value with friendly service is honoring the Lenten period - when seafood is at the top of everyone's wish list - with several freshly-prepared seafood offerings, enhancements to its Seafood Fresh Food Bar and Pecan Pie as a featured dessert.
Starting today and through April 21, Shoney’s will feature the best seafood found in its extensive search that will be prepared with Shoney’s signature quality, all under the supervision of Shoney’s team of culinary experts. This year's catch features:
- Teriyaki Glazed Salmon - Grilled Salmon filet topped with a sweet teriyaki glaze. Served with choice of two side items.
- Shrimp Stir-Fry - Tender grilled shrimp stir-fried with broccoli, onions, red peppers and teriyaki sauce, then ladled over choice of steamed rice or rice pilaf. Garnished with chopped green onions and served with grilled garlic bread. Includes choice of two sides.
- Crispy Pile O’ Shrimp™ - A dozen large shrimp, hand-breaded in our homemade bread crumbs. Served with choice of two sides and cocktail sauce.
- Shoney’s® Fish Sandwich - Codfish filet, hand-breaded in our homemade bread crumbs then served on a toasted hoagie with lettuce and tartar sauce. Served with French fries.
- Lobster Roll - Tender, cold water North American Atlantic lobster tossed with mayonnaise, celery, green onions and seasonings, then served on a bed of lettuce in a toasted roll. Includes French fries.
- Lobster Artichoke Spinach Dip - Tender pieces of cold water North American Atlantic lobster, sautéed spinach and artichokes in a creamy three-cheese sauce. Served with our classic Dixie Tater Chips®.
- Pecan Pie - A rich filling mixed with pecans and baked in a flaky crust. Topped with vanilla bean ice cream and a drizzling of sea salt caramel sauce.
During the same period, guests can enjoy enhancements to Shoney’s Seafood Fresh Food Bar, with freshly prepared all you care to eat items such as Lobster Mac & Cheese, Creamy Seafood Bake, New Orleans-style BBQ Shrimp, Stuffed Sole, Baked Whole Catfish with Onions, Peppers & Tomatoes and more.
“Shoney’s prides itself on giving our valued guests what they want when they want it,” said Mr. David Davoudpour, Shoney’s Chairman and CEO. “And now, it’s the season for seafood and we’re serving the finest the ocean has to offer. This year’s Seafood Fest will satisfy our guests at every level and we look forward to serving you at our restaurants during this special time of year.”
Shoney’s has served as America’s Dinner Table for 71 years is still collecting accolades. The world-renowned brand was recently recognized by consumers as one of America’s Favorite Chains in the family-dining category, based on a Restaurant Business poll and was voted one of the best 8 family dining restaurants in the United States in the Consumer Picks Survey via Nation’s Restaurant News. Shoney’s was recognized for having the best rating for value among all family dining chains and also scored well for its service, menu variety and diners being likely to recommend it.
Since acquiring the great American eatery in 2007, Mr. Davoudpour has been on a driven and spirited mission to reinvigorate and revitalize Shoney’s, a family-friendly, southern-style restaurant brand. Shoney’s is one of the first, and has always been one of the most popular, family casual dining concepts in the United States.
In order to get back to what Mr. Davoudpour confidently calls Shoney’s “Glory Days,” the brand is now growing through franchising, following an extensive revitalization effort. Shoney’s is offering franchising opportunities to qualified single and multi-unit candidates.
Shoney’s is a Nashville-based company that operates in 17 states and is now growing through franchising following an extensive revitalization effort. Since its humble beginnings in 1947 as a Charleston, West Virginia drive-in restaurant, guests have enjoyed Shoney’s family-friendly, casual dining experience. Visit www.shoneys.com
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