WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has announced the opening of a new Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen at its Petro Stopping Centers-branded travel center located at I-20, Exit 409 (2001 Santa Fe), in Weatherford, TX. The Petro Weatherford Popeyes is the 49th Popeyes location in the TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded chain.
Guests at the new Popeyes will enjoy Popeyes’ full menu, including chicken and shrimp meals and sandwiches, in addition to signature side dishes, sauces and desserts.
The opening of Popeyes at Petro Weatherford provides professional drivers and motorists a quick-serve meal option, complementing the full-serve, sit-down Iron Skillet® restaurant at this location.
Last fall, an independent survey of Overdrive magazine readers was conducted. The results showed that professional drivers prefer TA and Petro Stopping Centers over the next closest truckstop brand 4:1 for the best overall truckstop category. TA and Petro Stopping Centers dominated the survey in 33 other categories, including best employees 3:1; best overall food 6:1; best travel store 4:1; and cleanest restrooms, 4:1.
About Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen
Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Popeyes is a leader in the New Orleans segment of the foodservice industry and is the world's second largest quick-service chicken concept based on the number of units. As of December 30, 2012, Popeyes had 2,104 operating restaurants in the United States, three territories, and 26 foreign countries. For more information, visit the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen website at www.popeyes.com.
About TravelCenters of America LLC
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, is a leading travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 244 convenient full-service locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro Stopping Centers offer customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, more than 500 full- and quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance services, RoadSquad Connect™ (24/7/365 emergency roadside service), electronic communication (WiFi), and many other services – all within large, high traffic facilities. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit www.tatravelcenters.com. For more information on Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.petrotruckstops.com.