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Walk-On's expanding into Alabama in 2018


Walk-On's will open its first Alabama restaurant on Airport Boulevard in Mobile ... and Adam Baxter, a Birmingham real estate agent. Parker added locations are in the works in Auburn, Huntsville, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa. Walk-On's, founded by two ...


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By Jennifer Larino jlarino@nola.com,NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar is expanding into Alabama, with restaurants planned in Mobile, Birmingham and TuscaloosaThe chain plans to open more than a dozen new locations in seven states in 2018. Walk-On's will open its first Alabama restaurant on Airport Boulevard in Mobile in spring 2018, spokeswoman Kelly Parker saidThe restaurant will move into the former Bishop's Grill & Bar at 3673 Airport Boulevard. The chain, which has a sports theme complete with waitresses dressed as cheerleaders and walls of TVs, is also planning three additional locations in BirminghamThe first Birmingham restaurant will open on U.S280 in fall 2018. Walk-On's is working with a group of four franchisees - Kirk Broussard, Jacob Cutrera, Johnny Cutrera and Matt Roth - to open the new Alabama restaurants, according to a news release. Investors behind the planned Birmingham franchises include pro golfer and Birmingham native Smylie Kaufman; Craig Steltz, former Chicago Bears safety; Josh Scobee, former Jacksonville Jaguars placekicker; and Adam Baxter, a Birmingham real estate agent. Parker added locations are in the works in Auburn, Huntsville, Montgomery and Tuscaloosa. Walk-On's, founded by two Louisiana State University athletes, has been in expansion mode, adding locations in Louisiana and Texas, including a takeover of the former Twin Peaks location at Clearview Mall in Metairie and a Covington location with a rooftop bar. The restaurant chain, owned by co-founder Brandon Landry, has the backing of Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, who became co-owners of the chain in May 2015. Walk-On's has 16 locations totalParker said the company plans to add 18 more locations in 2018, including restaurants in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas. View Comments /* */ About Us About NOLA Media Group Community Rules Advertise with us Frequently Asked Questions Contact Us Contact Newsroom Jobs at NOLA Media Group

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