CraftWorks Holdings operates nearly 400 restaurants, brewpubs and entertainment venues in 40 states. Reasons provided to employees for the closure included lack of sufficient revenue generation and lease issues. The company operated a second Rock Bottom location in downtown’s Gaslamp Quarter from 1999 to 2013.
Citing cockroaches, the city shuts down Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery.
The four biggest of its establishments are Rock Bottom , Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, Logan’s Roadhouse and Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. CraftWorks filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 3. All the restaurants closed on March 18.
In 2010, Rock Bottom Restaurants and Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant Group were acquired by Centerbridge Capital Partners and merged to form CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries, Inc.
A majority debt holder of the parent company of Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom and Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery has bought the company out of bankruptcy protection and plans to reopen most locations of the iconic, Colorado-founded brands in the near future.
Open on the northwest corner of Pine Avenue and Ocean Boulevard since 1997, Rock Bottom Brewery’s Downtown Long Beach location will permanently close its doors, according to sources associated with the location.
The Old Chicago chain, founded in 1976 by Frank Day and eventually sold to Nashville-based CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries Group Inc., closed its flagship location in Boulder in December 2016 and the Old Town Fort Collins restaurant two years later.
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SPB Hospitality is the leading operator and franchiser of steakhouses, brewery and craft-beer focused casual dining restaurants in the U.S., with hundreds of locations in 39 States and the District of Columbia and abroad in Taiwan. The company is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.