Luby's Culinary Services Announces Partnership With Lone Star College System

Luby's, etc. opens to students, faculty and public on January 19th at Lone Star College - University Park

Jan 19, 2010, 09:41 ET from Luby's, Inc.

HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Luby's Culinary Services, a segment of Luby's, Inc. (NYSE: LUB), is pleased to announce a multi-year agreement with Lone Star College System. Luby's Culinary Services will manage the foodservice operations for the system's newest location, LSC-University Park, serving over 3,500 students and faculty.

Luby's, etc., the brand's retail dining food court, opens today to the college and the public. The recently renovated, 4,500 square foot dining facility boasts a contemporary atmosphere and comforting environment that speaks to the student population. Luby's Culinary Services will also provide catering for the 14,000 square foot Conference Center, containing 19 conference rooms and exhibition space. The Conference Center is capable of hosting everything from major business conferences to large events, such as weddings.

"Lone Star College System has revolutionized the community college experience and we are honored to be an integral component in their mission to provide a full and rewarding educational setting for their students, faculty and the community," said Chris Pappas, President and CEO of Luby's. "We are confident that the students will find Luby's, etc. to be a substantial benefit to their campus experience."

"LSC-University Park is a unique, comprehensive higher education campus," said LSCS Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter. "In addition to LSCS students and a dynamic conference center, LSC-University Park will be home to a university center. Residents will be able to take upper-level and graduate courses from some of the state's premier universities.

"All this makes LSC-University Park a premier facility. For that reason, we are pleased to partner with Luby's Culinary Services. Luby's will provide outstanding food preparation and service to our students, faculty and guests."

About Lone Star College System:

With nearly 60,000 students in credit courses last fall, Lone Star College System is the third largest community college system in Texas, and the largest higher education institution in the Houston area. The system has five colleges, six satellite centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online.

About Luby's Culinary Services:

Luby's Culinary Services, a contract foodservice segment of Luby's, Inc., provides foodservice operations at health care, business & industry and higher education facilities. Luby's, etc. – a retail dining food court – provides customers with traditional Luby's cafeteria offerings in addition to a variety of food stations ranging from a garden fresh salad bar, made-to-order grill, build-your-own deli and a global cuisine exhibition station. Luby's Culinary Services also provides patient feeding (room service) as well as offering catering services for meetings, luncheons and special events.

CONTACT: Laurie Shults, 713-329-6808

SOURCE Luby's, Inc.