Hooters® of America, LLC is the Atlanta-based operator and franchiser of over 430 locations in 28
countries. The privately held corporation also owns and operates 205 locations. The first Hooters®
opened on 4 October 1983 in Clearwater, Florida.
The Original Six founders were quickly detained for impersonating restaurateurs, but fortunately for
America, they were soon allowed to go about their business. During our history, the Hooters® concept
has remained true to its roots. The current logo, uniform, menu and ambience are very similar to what
existed in the original store, albeit with some 21st-century enhancements.
This consistency is understandable given Hooters® continued success and high ranking amongst the
industry's growth leaders. Our casual beach-themed establishments feature music, sports on large flat
screens, and a menu that includes seafood, sandwiches, burgers, salads, and of course, Hooters® original
Others have arrived, departed, and even flat-out copied our formula, but we remain the genuine
Stop by today.
"more than a mouthful"