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Shoney's® Celebrates a Grand Re-Opening of Memphis Restaurants and Plan for Much More


For the past six months, CEO David Davoudpour has been on a mission to revive Shoney's restaurants in Memphis, Tennessee. All of the Memphis-area Shoney's restaurants, including one in West Memphis, Arkansas, have been re-imaged. “We have made investments in the Memphis market to re-image all of our Shoney's restaurants. We feel Memphis is a great city. We believe in Memphis and want to serve everyone, so we're making a comeback by expanding and opening additional new restaurants,” said Shoney's CEO, David Davoudpour.



Shoney's Memphis Grand Re-Opening Celebration

CEO David Davoudpour invites all loyal Shoney's guests and newcomers to join in the celebration and enjoy a free slice of Shoney's signature Hot Fudge Cake (while supplies last)
Free food samples (while supplies last)
Fun photos with Shoney Bear® mascot


Shoney's restaurant located at 5829 Summer Ave., Memphis, TN 38134



Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

11:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by more festivities



Chairman & CEO David Davoudpour

V-101 FM with Radio DJ Stormy


Shoney's® is a 65-year-old American brand with nearly 200 restaurants in 17 states. Since its humble beginnings in 1947 as a drive-in restaurant, customers have enjoyed the family friendly, casual dining experience Shoney's® has to offer. Visit for more information on restaurant hours, locations and to sign up for the E-Club.

Levenson & Brinker Public Relations
Anita Kasmar, 214-932-6077

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