Texas Roadhouse


Texas Roadhouse has grown to more than 400 casual-dining restaurants in 48 states with systemwide sales totaling more than $1.5 billion. Founder and chief executive Kent Taylor started the brand in 1993 and has grown it into a publicly traded company (Ticker: TXRH) known for its margaritas, hand-cut steaks, and complimentary bread and peanuts. The chain’s motto is “Legendary Food, Legendary Service.”

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Casual Dining

Headquarters: Louisville, Ky.

CEO: W. Kent Taylor

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: : $1.53 billion (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 388 (U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $4.09 million (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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