Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux Announces CEO Transition as Brand Approaches 20th Anniversary
Founder Brandon Landry appoints Scott Taylor CEO
January 05, 2023 // Franchising.com // BATON ROUGE, La. - Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux announced today that Founder Brandon Landry has appointed Scott Taylor to the Chief Executive Officer role. Landry will transition to Chairman of the Board of Directors. Taylor has served as Walk-On’s President and COO since joining the company in 2010.
Together, Landry and Taylor have evolved Walk-On’s from the original sports bar concept to a juggernaut in the casual dining space, offering Louisiana cuisine, elevated sports bar fare and American classics.
“Over the past 12 years, Scott and I have built a culture and team that is focused on delivering best-in-class support and results for our franchise partners,” said Landry. “He is the natural choice to assume the CEO reins as the brand enters its 20th year.”
“It has been an honor to work alongside such a passionate founder to build this incredible brand,” commented Taylor. “I look forward to leading the continued growth of our team and franchise family, and bringing the Walk-On’s experience to more guests across the country.”
Taylor sits on a number of advisory boards in recognition of his deep restaurant expertise. Notably he is on advisory boards for the Louisiana Restaurant Association and the Restaurant Leadership Conference and he is the incoming Chair for the college of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management at the University of Florida.
SOURCE Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux
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