An iconic local group of seafood restaurants has a new owner. According to a press release from Legal Sea Foods , the restaurant part of Boston-based Legal Sea Foods has been sold to PPX Hospitality Brands, a holding company that is headquartered in Medford and is known for its Strega and Smith & Wollensky brands.
Legal has a great menu offering a variety of sea food dishes. While a chain restaurant, the offering still feels unique and food quality is excellent .
“We will close on December 18, 2018, to allow employees the opportunity to spend time with their families during the holiday season. We are discussing opportunities for employees who would like to transfer to our other restaurants, to help fill open positions resulting from our northeast expansion.”
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Legal Sea Foods is an American restaurant chain of casual-dining seafood restaurants mostly located in the Northeastern region of the United States. Berkowitz will retain the rights to online and retail sales of products using the Legal Sea Foods name.
PPX Hospitality Brands on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Legal Sea Foods, a Boston institution founded by the Berkowitz family in 1968, now with 27 casual-dining locations in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Legal Sea Foods , the New England-based string of polished-casual seafood restaurants, has been sold to PPX Hospitality, the parent company of the upscale Smith & Wollensky and Strega fine-dining groups. Legal has an e-commerce business and also licenses its name to products sold in such retail chains as Costco.
In 1904, Harry Berkowitz called his Inman Square store Legal Cash Market because his customers could redeem legal, government-issued cash stamps there. When his son branched out into fish, he kept the “legal” name.
Clam and Lobster Bakes Legal Seafoods is Boston’s most well known seafood chain, with outposts throughout the city, and their lobster bake is one of the most popular dishes with clam chowder, steamers, mussels, chorizo, corn on the cob, and a huge steamed lobster, a feast for $39.95.
Legal Sea Foods is a casual but upscale restaurant specializing in seafood . Legal Sea Foods prices are expensive , with appetizers costing at least $5.55 up to $15, while its Signature Crab Cake Combo is $29.95 and the Jasmine Special $22.95.
We offer a great selection of superior quality fresh fish and shellfish products. Schedule a delivery online and enjoy an outstanding gourmet seafood dinner at home or give as a gift delivered to their door.
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