Seasoned Hospitality Experts Expand Fast-Growing Casual Dining Brand
Addison, Texas (RestaurantNews.com) Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe, the Cajun restaurant that brings all the fun of the French Quarter, announces plans to expand its presence in Arkansas, Tennessee and Florida, and increase its presence in Oklahoma, Texas and North Carolina ! Boosted by strong performance over the past 3 years, the brand is locking in its expansion plans.
“Our restaurants are staples in their communities, allowing us to continue to grow and welcome guests into our Razzoo family,” said Phillip ParsonPresident of At Razzoo. “Our strong growth momentum will continue thanks to the combination of our refreshed brand image, a renovation program where all sites will be remodeled and updated by the end of the year, a technology stack refined, advanced building design and décor, and an appropriate marketing strategy.”
The company also opened a new restaurant last year in Corpus Christi, TX, at a time when many other casual dining brands were closing locations — a sign that the brand is strong and its customer base is loyal.
In line with the growth of the brand, Parsons was promoted to brand president. Parsons joined At Razzoo in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Parsons will be responsible for marketing, real estate and development, human resources and overseeing the chief financial officer.
Jeff Powell, CEO of Razzoo’s, said, “Since joining At RazzooPhilip had a significant and strategic impact on the brand, the broader corporate leadership structure and organizational capability, and increased brand profits to record levels.
Tom Marshall will join the team on March 21 as Chief Financial Officer. “Tom is a financial leader with significant experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry,” Parsons said.
before joining At Razzoo, Marshall has served as Chief Financial Officer of Newk’s Eatery for the past four years. Prior to Newk’s, Marshall spent many years in executive and vice president positions for brands such as Brinker International, TX Land & Cattle and Lonestar Steakhouse, TGI Fridays, Le Duff America/La Madeleine.
“At Razzoo is a well-positioned, value-driven, sustainable and industry-unique restaurant concept,” said Marshall. “I am confident that this leadership team can grow by multiple units per year with the existing infrastructure and a responsible approach to capital sourcing and budget management. I look forward to being part of this journey.
At Razzoo also promoted Shaena Tuhy as brand marketing director. Tuohy will lead the marketing team and has been responsible for growing its influencer relationships, developing and refining the brands media strategy and managing the marketing calendar throughout the year.
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At Razzoo Cajun Cafe passionately creates bold, flavorful, Cajun-inspired dishes that bring all the flavor, fun, and festivity of New Orleans and the French Quarter to life. Founded in Dallas in 1991, At Razzoo operates 22 restaurants in TX, OK and NC. At Razzoo is private property. Learn more about At Razzoo visiting www.razzoos.com Where www.facebook.com/razzoos.
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