Long John Silver's

Long John Silver’s announced the return of Norway Lobster Bites to its menu. Norway Lobster Bites—a new twist on a fan favorite that has not been available since 2009—are made of 100-percent Norway Lobster tail wild caught from the North Atlantic.

Long John Silver’s introduced Dippin’ Fish Strips, a new, more portable way to enjoy the classic batter-dipped goodness of Long John Silver’s fish. Dippin’ Fish Strips come shortly after the September 2013 launch of Ciabatta Jack Sandwiches, premium fish and chicken...

Long John Silver’s, the quick-service seafood company, named Joseph Lutz its chief operating officer. He will oversee both the operations and development teams and report to chief executive officer, Mike Kern.

October 2013

Baked desserts aren’t always at the forefront of customers’ dining decisions, but that doesn’t mean they need to be an afterthought. Cookies, cakes, pies, and other sweets have made their way onto menus of all types of limited-service restaurants, giving operators additional...

Long John Silver’s, the largest quick service seafood company, has named Brian Scantland its vice president of planning and performance improvement. Scantland will report to chief executive officer, Mike Kern. 

Scantland brings 13 years of experience in restaurant and retail...

Long John Silver’s, the world’s largest quick-service seafood company, introduced a month-long campaign to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), the restaurant’s national charity partner. Customers can donate to the cause during the entire month of...

Ahoy, maties!” Louisville-based Long John Silver’s seafood restaurants will celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Thursday, September 19, by offering a free piece of fish to all “land lubbers” who are willing to “shiver me...

Long John Silver’s, the world’s largest quick service seafood company, announced the September 3 launch of the Ciabatta Jack Sandwich; an artisan sandwich served on warmed Ciabatta bread with Long John Silver’s batter-dipped fish or chicken.

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Long John Silver’s announced that the seafood chain has begun switching all U.S. restaurants to trans fat–free cooking oil. Long John Silver’s restaurants in states or cities with trans fat–free laws converted several years ago, and the remainder will be fully trans fat...

Long John Silver’s has named Paula Ashley-Rogness vice president of media and field marketing. Rogness will be responsible for providing strategic direction, analysis, and recommendations on national and local media planning to drive sales...

Long John Silver’s introduces the Big Catch; a wild-caught Haddock three times the size in weight of their signature whitefish. Although the size is greater, the price remains a big value with a basket meal offered at $4.99.

 Long John Silver’s, a quick service seafood company, is bringing back the restaurant’s classic tartar sauce this summer.

“After introducing a new tartar sauce recipe to Long John Silver’s locations around the country, some of our...

Long John Silver’s, the world’s largest quick service seafood company, has named Marie Zhang as chief food innovation officer.  Zhang will be responsible for menu innovation, new product development, commercialization, food safety, product quality, and management of the company...

April 2013

The fish used for McDonald’s Fish McBites and Filet-O-Fish sandwich is not local. Nor is the product used for Long John Silver’s Whitefish Fillet. Same goes for Wendy’s Premium Fish Fillet Sandwich, Jack in the Box’s Fish Sandwich, and Quiznos’ Lobster and Seafood...

Dale Holden, senior vice president of Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op (UFPC), announced that UFPC Contractor Connection, a value-added services program for restaurant owners since 2009, will be renamed UFPC Facilities Connection.

UFPC Contractor Connection, a construction products...

In a recent survey of restaurant customers in the United States, when it comes to identifying what drives loyalty for restaurants, the most commonly cited factors in determining which quick-service restaurant is visited most often are good value (58 percent), convenience (57 percent), low prices...

Yum! Brands signed definitive agreements to sell Long John Silver’s, Inc. and A&W Restaurants, Inc. to two separate buyers led by key franchisee leaders. Both sales are subject to customary closing conditions.

August 2011

Back in mid-2002, optimism reigned at Tricon Global Restaurants, the predecessor to Yum! Brands.    

The Louisville, Kentucky–based company had just purchased nearly 1,000 A&W restaurants and 1,200 Long John Silver’s units for $320 million, convinced that...