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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -Jan. 20, 2016

Long John Silver’s, the world’s largest quick service seafood company, has named David Roemer, Director of Franchise Operations. Roemer’s responsibilities include ensuring franchisees comply with brand standards and support all brand operations initiatives. He joined the company this winter and reports to Vice President of Operations, Toni Bianco.


Christmas comes in February for seafood restaurant chain Long John Silver’s, which is launching a reboot of the iconic brand in 2016.

Pittsburgh is front and center for the new Long John Silver’s because of the region’s large Catholic population, the third largest nationwide, according to CEO James O’Reilly.

Read more at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 26, 2016

Long John Silver’s once had over 55 franchised restaurants in Pittsburgh.

But after many of them closed, the Louisville-based corporation bought back the remaining franchises and made a key decision, announced on Thursday by CEO James O’Reilly.

See the KDKA video here...  


LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 7, 2015

For the 10th year, Long John Silver’s is raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network. Customers make a donation with purchase at participating Long John Silver’s nationwide during the month of October.

LOUISVILLE, KY -- (Sept. 8, 2015) ---

Long John Silver’s, the world’s most famous pirate restaurant is celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day on Sept. 19, 2015 with a free fish tender for customers who talk like a pirate and a two piece fish tender basket for customers who dress like a pirate. No coupon is needed.

Long John Silver’s is named after the most colorful character in the classic pirate tale, Treasure Island, making the restaurant a natural destination for hungry pirates. In addition to free food, Long John Silver’s is encouraging restaurant teams to decorate and dress up for the occasion. Customers might even discover a pirate taking their order. At, visitors can claim their new pirate identity with the pirate name generator.

“We never take ourselves too seriously, and Talk Like a Pirate Day is the perfect chance to be playful and have fun with our pirate heritage,” said Margo Mize, SVP of Marketing. “Eating delicious seafood at Long John Silver’s is the perfect way to celebrate the day.”

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