The “breastaurant” got its start in 2006 in North Austin — a location that closed a few years ago to make way for a new self-storage facility. Changing times led Bikini’s founder Doug Guller to make the decision to pull the plug.
Doug Guller, who is the CEO of Bikinis parent company ATX Brands, opened the sports bar in 2006 in Austin. It expanded with 14 locations throughout Texas, North Carolina, and Oklahoma, but those all eventually closed.
Doug owns Bikinis Bar and Grill, a sports bar grill based out of Austin, Texas and they have a bunch of locations in Texas and are now actually franchising and I’m really excited because we haven’t had a restaurant owner on the show yet. So thanks so much for coming on today , Doug . DOUG GULLER : You’re welcome.
Guller Calls Himself a ‘Big Family Guy’ In an interview in January 2014, Guller described himself as a “big family guy.” Though the interview doesn’t mention a wife or girlfriend or any of his own children.
The chain was also known for trademarking the term “breastaurant” (a common term for this and similar restaurants) and purchasing a ghost town that was temporarily renamed ” Bikinis , Texas”. The chain ceased operations on December 23, 2018.
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Not really. According to employees who worked at companies where the reality show was filmed, they all pretty much knew what was up. “We all pretty much knew it was Undercover Boss ,” a reddit user wrote about their experience at a Canadian company. “But the whole crew did a good job of playing up the fake back story.