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Chevys Fresh Mex

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– **History**:
– Founded in 1981 by Warren Simmons in Alameda, California.
– Acquired by PepsiCo subsidiary Taco Bell in August 1993.
– Purchased Rio Bravo Cantina in 1999 from Applebees International for $59 million.
– Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2003.
– Acquired by Real Mex Restaurants, Inc. in January 2005.

– **Restaurants**:
– As of April 2021, there were 22 Chevys Fresh Mex restaurants in the U.S.
– Most locations are in northern California (9 locations).
– Some locations are franchisee-owned.
– A handful of restaurants in California and one in Orlando, Florida remain after the 2018 bankruptcy.
– Plans to open a flagship location in Las Vegas with seating for 400 guests.

– **See also**:
– Foodportal.
– Companiesportal.

– **References**:
– Archived information on Chevys Fresh Mex.
– Various news sources and articles related to Chevys Fresh Mex.

– **Expansion**:
– Xperience Restaurant Group began expanding Chevys Fresh Mex restaurants in 2021.
– New location opened in Orlando, FL near the Mall at Millenia.
– Plans for a flagship location on the Las Vegas strip near the T-Mobile arena.
– The Las Vegas location will accommodate 400 guests.
– Continual growth and development of the brand by Xperience Restaurant Group.

Chevys Fresh Mex (Wikipedia)

Chevys Fresh Mex is an American chain of Mexican-style casual dining restaurants located in the United States. The chain was founded in 1986 by Warren Simmons in Alameda, California. The chain's headquarters are currently located in Cypress, California. The chain is owned by Xperience Restaurant Group.

Chevys Inc.
Company typeSubsidiary
IndustryCasual dining restaurant
Founded1986; 38 years ago (1986), in Alameda, California, U.S.
FounderWarren Simmons
Number of locations
22 (as of 2021-04-17)
Area served
United States
Key people
ProductsMexican-style cuisine
Number of employees
1,000 (2022)
ParentXperience Restaurant Group
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