A&W, Long John Silver's Opens First Co-Brand Restaurant In Petroleum & C-Store in West Texas to Record Sales

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Inc.

    UVALDE, Texas, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Franchisee Pete Neutze has opened
 the first A&W/Long John Silver's Co-Brand in a petroleum/convenience store, at
 444 W. Main (Highway 90), Uvalde, and the 2,300 square foot unit is churning
 out sales equal to those of a free standing restaurant.
     Located in west Texas about 75 miles west of San Antonio, Neutze's Mr.
 Cartender Exxon petroleum and c-store is the first time Yorkshire Global
 Restaurants (YGR), parent company for A&W and Long John Silver's, has put the
 increasingly popular co-brand concept in a Petroleum and C-Store.  YGR is
 among exhibitors at the Texas Petroleum Marketers Association Show in San
 Antonio, April 11, 2001.
     "The restaurant is recording sales comparable to a free standing
 restaurant," offered Bryon Stephens, vice president of franchising for YGR.
 "The reaction has been nothing short of phenomenal."
     The new restaurant offers consumers a choice of menus from A&W
 Restaurants, this country's first franchise restaurant chain, and Long John
 Silver's, the nation's largest seafood chain.
     The All American A&W menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken
 sandwiches, french fries, its signature A&W Draft Root Beer and root beer
 floats.  The Long John Silver's signature menu includes battered-dipped
 seafood, chicken, and shrimp served in plated meals, baskets or sandwiches
 with a variety of sides.
     The new restaurant seats 35 persons and is open seven days a week.
     Headquartered in Lexington, KY, A&W and Long John Silver's is owned by
 parent company Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Inc. and there are more than
 1,200 YGR restaurants in the United States and around the world.
 
 

SOURCE Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Inc.
    UVALDE, Texas, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Franchisee Pete Neutze has opened
 the first A&W/Long John Silver's Co-Brand in a petroleum/convenience store, at
 444 W. Main (Highway 90), Uvalde, and the 2,300 square foot unit is churning
 out sales equal to those of a free standing restaurant.
     Located in west Texas about 75 miles west of San Antonio, Neutze's Mr.
 Cartender Exxon petroleum and c-store is the first time Yorkshire Global
 Restaurants (YGR), parent company for A&W and Long John Silver's, has put the
 increasingly popular co-brand concept in a Petroleum and C-Store.  YGR is
 among exhibitors at the Texas Petroleum Marketers Association Show in San
 Antonio, April 11, 2001.
     "The restaurant is recording sales comparable to a free standing
 restaurant," offered Bryon Stephens, vice president of franchising for YGR.
 "The reaction has been nothing short of phenomenal."
     The new restaurant offers consumers a choice of menus from A&W
 Restaurants, this country's first franchise restaurant chain, and Long John
 Silver's, the nation's largest seafood chain.
     The All American A&W menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken
 sandwiches, french fries, its signature A&W Draft Root Beer and root beer
 floats.  The Long John Silver's signature menu includes battered-dipped
 seafood, chicken, and shrimp served in plated meals, baskets or sandwiches
 with a variety of sides.
     The new restaurant seats 35 persons and is open seven days a week.
     Headquartered in Lexington, KY, A&W and Long John Silver's is owned by
 parent company Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Inc. and there are more than
 1,200 YGR restaurants in the United States and around the world.
 
 SOURCE  Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Inc.