Long John Silver's

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Long John Silver's, Inc.
Wholly owned subsidiary
IndustryFast Food
Founded1969[1]
HeadquartersLouisville, Kentucky
ProductsSeafood
Number of employees
8,400 (world wide)
ParentLJS Partners LLC
Yum! Brands (Former)
Websitehttp://www.ljsilvers.com/
A Long John Silver's-KFC restaurant

Long John Silver's is a fast food restaurant that sells mainly seafood.

It was created in 1969 in Lexington, Kentucky. The name for the restaurant is named after Long John Silver from the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. They used to be a private owned company but they went bankrupt in 1998.

Their parent company Yum! sold Long John Silver's to LJS Partners LLC and A&W Restaurants to A Great American Brand LLC in September 2011 to focus on expanding in China.[2]

The restaurant chain also has many restaurants world-wide.

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2009-10-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Yum Sells A&W, Long John Silver's Chains to Focus on Expansion in China". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 2012-12-21. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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