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New owner for Stanley & Seafort’s

Post by News Tribune Staff on March 28, 2007 at 11:45 am | No Comments »
March 28, 2007 11:45 am

Restaurants Unlimited Incorporated, the Seattle company that owns Tacoma’s Stanley & Seafort’s — and where, in the words of former RUI chef alum John Howie, “it became more important to make money than to take care of the guests” — has a new owner, the buyout firm Sun Capital Partners. The Seattle Times reports that no terms were disclosed.

The Times notes that RUI’s CEO said Sun Capital would provide RUI with the financial resources and operating experience to strengthen and expand its branded restaurants, including its latest concept, Pizzeria Fondi, which opened a test restaurant at Kent Station in late 2005.

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