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Captain D's inks two franchise development agreements to open new restaurants in Texas
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Apr 12, 2018
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. ó Captain D's, the nationís leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today the signing of two new franchise development agreements to propel the brandís growth in Texas. Captain Dís has experienced a surge in franchise development fueled by its ongoing success over the past several years, with 2017 marking another year of substantial growth for the brand.


ďAs the first fast casual seafood concept to integrate a fire-grilled platform and better-for-you grilled items into our core menu, Captain Dís commitment to innovation has solidified its position as the industry leader. Our continued success has allowed us to accelerate development efforts in several prime expansion markets, and weíre thrilled to be growing the brandís footprint in Texas alongside our experienced franchise operators,Ē said Brad Reed, chief development officer of Captain Dís. ďIn the midst of this continued growth, weíre constantly looking for the right candidates to join Captain Dís, and look forward to meeting with operators at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference who are interested in diversifying their portfolio with a nationally-recognized brand.Ē



Captain Dís has continued to target Texas as a key market for development, and these agreements come on the heels of new restaurant openings in Houston, Dallas, and Garland last year. The new and existing Captain Dís franchisees driving the brandís footprint in Texas include:


      Mohammad "Jimmy" K. Jamshed of Alaskan Ventures LLC has signed a franchise development agreement with Captain Dís to open a new restaurant in Gatesville, Texas. This location marks the third Captain Dís Jamshed is slated to open in the state, with two additional restaurants currently in development in Stephenville and Hillsboro. He has more than 20 years experience in multi-unit executive management, and will be opening his first Captain Dís location in the next couple of years.

      New franchisee Sajib Singha of Bonham Foods LLC signed his first agreement with Captain Dís to open a new restaurant in North Texas, targeting the Bonham area. Singha is a franchising industry veteran with 17 years of experience owning and operating leading restaurant concepts including Dairy Queen, Golden Chick and Schlotzskyís.


Coupled with its ongoing menu innovation, Captain Dís credits its new restaurant beach design with contributing to the brandís ongoing strong performance. To date, nearly 75 percent of all restaurants have been reimaged to the brandís new vibrant, coastal design. With these efforts, Captain Dís has remained true to what it does best ó serving high-quality seafood with warm hospitality at an affordable price in a welcoming atmosphere.



With 535 restaurants in 22 states, Captain Dís is the fast-casual seafood leader and number one seafood franchise in America ranked by average unit volume. The company is currently seeking single- and multi-unit operators to join in the brandís rapid expansion. For more information about franchise opportunities, visit http://www.captaindsfranchising.com or call 800-550-4877.



Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Captain Dís has 535 restaurants in 22 states. Captain Dís is the nationís leading fast casual seafood restaurant and was named the #1 seafood chain in the QSR 50, ranked by AUV. Founded in 1969, Captain Dís has been offering its customers high-quality seafood at reasonable prices in a welcoming atmosphere for more than 48 years. Captain Dís serves a wide variety of seafood that includes freshly prepared entrees and the company's signature hand-battered fish, which is cooked to order. The restaurants also offer premium-quality, grilled items such as shrimp, and surf and turf, as well as hushpuppies, desserts and freshly brewed, Southern-style sweet tea, a Captain D's favorite. For more information, please visit www.captainds.com