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Texas Roadhouse

Fast-growing steakhouse chain.

6040 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY 40205
Employees: 43,300
CEO: Kent Taylor
Stock Symbol: TXRH

Website: http://www.texasroadhouse.com

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Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining chain that operates 485 restaurants in 49 states and four countries.

The menu at Texas Roadhouse offers steaks hand-cut daily in every restaurant and cooked to order over open gas-fired grills. There is also available a selection of ribs, fish, seafood, pork chops, chicken and vegetable plates, an assortment of hamburgers, salads and sandwiches. The majority of "entrees" include two made-from-scratch side items, and guests are offered a free unlimited supply of in-shell peanuts and made-from-scratch yeast rolls.

Restaurants feature a rustic southwestern lodge décor accentuated with hand-painted murals, neon signs, southwestern prints, rugs and artifacts, and jukeboxes, which continuously play upbeat country hits.

The company launched Bubba's 33 restaurant in 2013 which offers pizza and hamburgers. There are now seven locations open.

Texas Roadhouse plans to open 30 company restaurants in 2016, including seven Bubba's 33 restaurants.

There were 29 company-owned restaurants that opened in 2015, including four Bubba's 33 restaurants.

In 2015, the company reported revenues of $1.8 billion, an 14% increase, and net income of $96.8 million. Average unit volume was $4.66 million in 2015, up 7.2%.


It all began when founder Kent Taylor had a vision of great steaks, killer ribs and ice-cold beer at a price that families across America could afford. But the first restaurant wasn't even opened in Texas.

The first Texas Roadhouse opened in Clarksville, IN on February 17th, 1993.

"We wanted to provide a place that the whole family could enjoy," says Taylor. "Texas Roadhouse is about a hearty, good meal with service that is friendly, energetic, and enthusiastic. Life should be fun - so the workplace needs to reflect that as well - and that is why we put our employees first."

Founder Kent Taylor returned to the CEO position in August 2011.


Roadie Benefits (servers and cooks):

- Flexible work schedules
- 1 week paid vacation after 1 year of service
- Fantastic outings & incentives
- The ability to dance & have fun at work!
- Superior training
- Opportunities for advancement

Management Benefits Include:

- Stock Options
- Monthly bonus program
- Paid vacation
- 401K eligibility
- Full benefits available

Updated February 25, 2016