NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain D's, the leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today its newest franchised restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama is officially open. The restaurant is located at 10640 Chantilly Parkway and will be celebrating its opening on July 11, starting with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m. attended by members of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce and local dignitaries. This opening marks the brand's 71st location in the state, and the second location for the franchisee.
The new restaurant is owned by Captain D's franchisee Les Stallworth, who has been with the brand since 2006 and also currently operates an additional location in Monroeville, Alabama.
"Captain D's has successfully built a strong reputation and a passionate following from consumers nationwide because of its commitment to providing a top-notch dining experience, which resonated with me when determining which franchise opportunity to pursue," said Les Stallworth, Captain D's franchisee. "Since joining the D's family, we've incorporated that dedication to customer satisfaction into how we run our restaurants, which has led to tremendous success and allowed us to continue expanding throughout the state. We look forward to welcoming the community into our new restaurant and delivering the delicious, affordable seafood they've come to expect from D's."
The first quarter of 2016 marked Captain D's 18th consecutive quarter of system-wide growth, generating a 2.5 percent system-wide same store sales increase, along with a surge of new franchise and corporate growth. Coupled with its ongoing menu innovation, Captain D's credits its new restaurant design with contributing to the brand's compounding success. To date, 47 percent of all restaurants have been reimaged to the brands new vibrant, coastal design, with another 50 locations to be remodeled by the end of this year. With these efforts, Captain D's has remained true to what it does best — serving high-quality seafood with warm hospitality at an affordable price in a welcoming atmosphere.
With 512 restaurants in 21 states, Captain D's is the fast-casual seafood leader and number one seafood franchise in America ranked by average unit volume. The company is currently seeking single- and multi-unit operators to join in the brand's rapid expansion. For more information about franchise opportunities, visit http://www.captaindsfranchising.com or call 800-550-4877.
ABOUT CAPTAIN D'S Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Captain D's has 512 restaurants in 21 states, plus military bases around the world. Captain D's is the nation's leading fast casual seafood restaurant and was named the #1 seafood chain in the QSR 50, ranked by AUV. Founded in 1969, Captain D's has been offering its customers high-quality seafood at reasonable prices in a welcoming atmosphere for more than 46 years. Captain D's serves a wide variety of seafood that includes freshly prepared entrees and the company's signature hand-battered fish, which is cooked to order. The restaurants also offer premium-quality, grilled items such as shrimp, and surf and turf, as well as hushpuppies, desserts and freshly brewed, Southern-style sweet tea, a Captain D's favorite. For more information, please visit www.captainds.com.