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>r RESTAURANTS Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe The Cajun Spirit Razzoo’s Cajun Café is taking a steady approach to expanding its footprint in Texas and elsewhere while maintaining the quality for which it is known. 168 food & drink • fall/winter 2012 • << Razzoo’s Cajun Café prides itself on providing quality food at reasonable prices with a waitstaff that enjoys having fun while taking service seriously. irst-time visitors to Razzoo’s Cajun Café may not know what to make of certain items on the casual-dining restaurant’s menu. The restaurant admits items such as “Rat Toes” – shrimp- and crab-stuffed jalapeños that are battered and fried – or its “Grilled Gator Tail” – alligator meat over jambalaya – might sound weird. Once these visitors actually taste these or other items, however, they’ll be hooked. “Our food is authentic, it’s made from scratch every day in each restaurant and it’s darn good,” the Addison, Texas-based restaurant says. “We try not to take ourselves too seriously; what we do company profile take seriously is our food and our service. To Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe us, nothing is more fun than treating our guests Headquarters: Addison, Texas to great food and a great time in one of our Specialty: Casual-dining restaurants restaurants – that’s why we’re here.” Razzoo’s Cajun Café: “We try not to take ourselves too seriously; Founded in 1991 by owner and President Jeff what we do take seriously is our Powell, Razzoo’s has treated its guests to a good food and our service.” time for 20 years. The restaurant has 14 locations F in Texas, including seven in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. There are also Razzoo’s in Harker Heights, Round Rock and Stafford, Texas, as well as a location in Concord, N.C., outside of Charlotte. Eight of those locations have opened since 2005, reflective of a steady and controlled expansion plan. Typically, the company opens a new location every 12 to 18 months. Razzoo's in February 2012 opened its newest location in Garland, Texas. Future markets include Tyler, Texas, where the company is working with developers to find a location. The company also looks to increase its presence in the Houston

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Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012
Tableside Chat
NYC Wine & Food Festival
Going Global
Beverage Focus
Caribou Coffee
Scooter’s Coffee & Yogurt
Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
Distributors: Food Law
Progressive Gourmet
Rocky Mountain Natural Meats
Seattle Fish Company of New Mexico
Blue Mountain Growers
Dandrea Produce and Wines
Dorr Lobster
Gary’s Seafood and Specialties
Pohl Food Service Inc.
Supply America
Victoria Fine Foods
Bernatello’s Pizza Inc.
Best Mexican Foods
C.F. Gollott & Son
Clipper Seafoods Ltd.
Mountain Foods Products
Siedhoff Distributing
Sterling Pacific Meat
Producers: Business Strategies
Carib Brewery
Heroes Vodka
Mountain Pure Beverage Co.
Deli Express/E.A. Sween Co.
Family Fresh Pack
Haring Catfish Enterprises
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Demerara Distillers
Walker & Sons Inc. – Slap Ya Mama
DRY Soda Co.
Good Time Beverages
Greencore USA
Jaindl Turkey Farms
McCall Farms
Nuovo Pasta Productions
Brewery Ommegang
R.L. Schreiber
Venus Wafers Inc.
Casper’s Ice Cream
Restaurants: Smart Marketing
Extreme Pizza
Buffalo Wings & Rings
Fatburger North America Inc.
Famous Famiglia
Francesca’s Restaurants Inc.
Aurelio’s Pizza
Yoshinoya America
Crepe Delicious
FREEB!RDS World Burrito
Razzoo’s Cajun Café
Independent Restaurants
Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant
The Alicart Restaurant Group
The Optimist
The Olive Tree Italian Restaurant
The Epicurean Group
Salty’s Seafood Grills
Retailers: Shopper Marketing
Weigel’s Inc.
Royal Buying Group
The Last Page

Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012