HOUSTON, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston's economy is growing by leaps and bounds, and so are the ranks of employees at Luby's, Inc. A recent survey by the Houston Chronicle places Houston-based Luby's, Inc. at 54 on its list of the city's 100 largest employers with a team of 2,820 locally and 9,300 companywide.
According to Peter Tropoli, COO of Luby's, "It's exciting to be highlighted in the midst of Fortune 500 companies like Exxon Mobil Corp. and United Airlines, as well as other hometown players with a major footprint in the food services business such as Landry's. We are proud to be based in Houston, which is earning international recognition for its economic climate. We are also grateful for a team that we believe is one of the best in the industry."
Luby's, Inc., which traces its history to the first Luby's Cafeteria in 1947, operates restaurants under the Luby's Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Koo Koo Roo Chicken Bistro brands. It recently added Cheeseburger in Paradise, the 10-year-old, tropical bar and grill chain, to its expanding portfolio and also provides food service management through its Luby's Culinary Services division.
While operations are predominantly focused in the United States, franchisee agreements are positioning the company for substantial international growth, especially in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America.
About Luby's, Inc.
Luby's, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby's Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby's Culinary Services division. The company-operated restaurants include 93 Luby's cafeterias, 63 Fuddruckers restaurants, 23 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, two Koo Koo Roo Chicken Bistros, and one Bob Luby's Seafood Grill. Its 93 Luby's cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 63 company-operated locations and 116 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby's Culinary Services provides food service management to 18 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations.
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