Maybe for this company the restaurant business is like a box of chocolates. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurants operates and franchises about 30 themed eateries. Inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump, the casual dining restaurants offer a menu of seafood appetizers, entrees, and sandwiches. The chain has about 20 restaurants in 10 states along with another dozen international locations; most Bubba Gump units are found at tourist destinations such as the Mall of America and the Universal Orlando theme park. The chain started after cutting a licensing deal with Paramount Pictures in 1996 and was acquired by multi-concept dining operator Landry’s Restaurants in 2010.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Boardwalk #5, Kemah, TX 77565
CategoryRestaurants & Cafes
The Shrimpossibles is a grassroots organization of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. that expands to every location nationwide. It’s comprised of restaurant employees who are eager to help their communities through volunteer work and fundraising at a local level. As a group, these employees are full of life, fun, and compassion. Their goals are to demonstrate care for their communities and to make a positive impact on the world through work on the Shrimpossibles team. Some of The Shrimpossibles’ efforts have included volunteering time and services to fight hunger, combat illiteracy, and support the Special Olympics through charity walks like Run Forrest Run 5ks and events such as Read Across America and Tip-A-Cop.