Major Restaurant Chains that Closed in 2020 (Or Are Closing Lots of Locations) Brio Tuscan Grill is an upscale casual-dining Italian restaurant. Denny’s is not going out of business. Dunkin’ is not going out of business. IHOP is not going out of business. McDonald’s is not going out of business.
Chain restaurants including Pizza Hut and Starbucks are permanently closing over 1800 total locations during the pandemic. Here’s the full list of chains. Restaurant chains were set to suffer major losses since the beginning of the pandemic, and Pizza Hut is the latest chain to announce a wave of permanent closures.
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The Red Lobster restaurant chain today brushed aside reports that it will be closing its doors. “We are not closing any restaurants,” Jeffers told ABCNews.com on Friday. The confusion may also be linked to Darden’s announcement last week that it plans to sell or spin off the Red Lobster chain into a separate company.
The Cheesecake Factory Inc. has more than 295 restaurants across the U.S. in its portfolio. The eatery, which featured menu items inspired by cuisines from Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and East India, will shut down operations at the end of the year.
Mimi’s Cafe closes East End restaurant A Mimi’s employee confirmed that its last day in business was Christmas Eve.
Ruby Tuesday has filed for bankruptcy, after closing dozens of locations in 2020 . Ruby Tuesday had already closed one-third of its locations in 2020 , out its roughly 450 global restaurants, Business Insider’s Irene Jiang reported in August.
FoodThis beloved buffet chain is closing permanently due to the COVID-19 health crisis.
After months of financial turmoil caused by pre-existing money troubles and exacerbated by the loss of sales during the pandemic, Luby’s Inc., the parent company of Luby’s Cafeteria and Fuddruckers , is going out of business.
California Pizza Kitchen becomes the latest chain to file for bankruptcy protection. California Pizza Kitchen has filed for bankruptcy protection. California Pizza Kitchen Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest restaurant chain to try to cut debt as it grapples with the pandemic.
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Company announces plans to close dozens of Applebee’s , 100 IHOP locations. In the news release, Dine Brands stated that 15 Applebee’s locations would close for good sometime in the fourth quarter of 2020 . The company added that nearly 100 IHOP locations would be closing in the next six months.
More Restaurant Closings In 2020 : IHOP , Applebee’s To Shutdown Locations. Franchisor Dine Brands Global (DIN) announced that up to 100 IHOP restaurants would close over the next six months, and 15 Applebee’s locations will shutter in the fourth quarter.
Burger King reported plans to close up to 250 restaurants in 2019, with closures coming into effect this year and over the next few years. According to Restaurant Business, ” Burger King executives said the company plans to close 200 to 250 low-volume locations per year over the next couple of years.”