Joe's Crab Shack

Ignite Restaurant Group Readies for Possible Sale

Ignite Restaurant Group, parent company to Joe’s Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap, is up for sale. Whether that deal includes one or both iconic brands remains to be seen.The company’s board of directors announced Monday that a process has begun to pursue the sale of the business, “which could be sold as an entirety or through the separate sales of its two restaurant brands,” according to a release.

Ignite Restaurant Group Hopes New Menus Turn Around Sales

Ignite Restaurant Group reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 28.Highlights for the first quarter of 2016 were as follows:Total revenues were $117.9 million, compared to $122.2 million in the first quarter of 2015.

Joe's Crab Shack Testing Out No-Tipping Model

Joe’s Crab Shack has been testing a new service model that brings an end to tipping for guests. This test is currently being conducted in 18 locations nationwide. No timeline is in place to implement this policy nationally; the company is testing the results of this pilot program.

Jumbo Bairdi Crab Scuttles Over to Joe's Crab Shack

It's Jumbo Bairdi Crab season at Joe's Crab Shack. Starting today, the restaurant is dishing up this sweet, succulent crab on its menu until every last crab is sold. Caught in the icy waters off the coast of Alaska, Jumbo Bairdi (pronounced bear-dye) Crab is now available at Joe's Crab Shack locations nationwide, by the pound, on its seasonal crab boil menu.

Joe's Crab Shack Cuts Ribbon on Bronx Location

Residents of the Bronx in New York can now enjoy a taste of the shore while they are out shopping, thanks to the opening of a new Joe's Crab Shack location in the borough. The new restaurant will be located at 200 Baychester Ave.

Joe's Crab Shack Takes a Cue From the South

This fall, Joe's Crab Shack offers up a new set of featured menu items, including Southern Fried Maine Lobster and Loaded Crab Fries, providing guests with a more relaxed approach to seafood. No utensils are necessary for these hands-on dishes, available now through mid-November at Joe's Crab Shack restaurant locations.

Joe's Crab Shack and Macaroni Grill Face Sales Drops

Ignite Restaurant Group, whose portfolio of restaurant concepts includes Joe's Crab Shack, Romano's Macaroni Grill and Brick House Tavern + Tap, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

Joe's Crab Shack Raises $1.3 Million for Autism Speaks

Joe's Crab Shack's month-long #JoesGoesBlue campaign has raised a company record of more than $1.3 million for Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization."We are grateful for the outstanding commitment Joe's and its guests have shown the autism community both locally and nationally," says Autism Speaks President Liz Feld.

Joe’s Crab Shack Raises $1 Million to Help End Childhood Hunger

From Oceanside, California, to Deptford, New Jersey – and everywhere in between – team members at Joe’s Crab Shack’s 135 locations worked tirelessly to raise nearly $1.1 million during the month of September for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.

Restaurants Rally to Support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign

September is the time of year when restaurants across the nation team up and ask their guests to dine out and support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign. Throughout the month, thousands of restaurants nationwide sponsor promotions and fundraisers in their restaurants to raise awareness and funds to help end childhood hunger in the United States, including Joe's Crab Shack, Macaroni Grill, and Brick House Tavern + Tap.

Joe’s Crab Shack Treats Maine Lobster to a Southern Tradition

This fall, Joe’s Crab Shack will treat the famous seafood of the northern coasts, such as Maine lobster and Pacific Dungeness crab, to the traditions of the South, with a little barbeque to boot, in its Coastal Comfort menu, August 27 through November 18.

Joe's Crab Shack Launches New Ads, Menu Promotions

Joe’s Crab Shack has unveiled its updated brand positioning, focused on promoting and sharing the food, culture, and lifestyle of the Gulf Coast region with the whole country. The new approach celebrates Joe’s authentic Southern roots while remaining true to its commitment to offer guests the best seafood available from the highest quality sources.