Texas Roadhouse, Inc. operates a chain of casual-dining restaurants catering to blue-collar families, offering a menu of steak, chicken, side dishes, and made-from-scratch rolls. Texas Roadhouse operates 182 restaurants in 34 states. The company's restaurants feature a southwestern décor, hand-painted murals, neon signs, and jukeboxes, offering patrons a free, unlimited supply of peanuts and inexpensive entrées. The per guest check average is $13.53, roughly two-thirds less than the per guest check average of the company's largest competitor, Outback Steakhouse, Inc. Texas Roadhouse targets secondary markets for expansion, preferring communities with populations above 60,000 and a high concentration of working-class families. The company is controlled by its founder and chairman, W. Kent Taylor, who owns approximately 60 percent of Texas Roadhouse stock.




Baked Potato Soup

Logan's Roadhouse Copycat Recipe

2/3 cup butter
2/3 cup flour
6 cups milk
4 large cooked baked potatoes,cooled, cut into 1 inch cubes
water, as needed
salt & pepper
1 cup sour cream

To Serve:
5 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup cooked crumbled bacon
4 green onions, chopped

In large soup pot, melt the butter, stir in flour, heat and stir until smooth. Gradually add milk. Heat stirring constantly until thickens. Add potatoes. Bring to a boil (may need add some water).
Stir constantly. Reduce heat to simmer keep stirring. Add sour cream heat 5 to 10 more minutes.

To serve: Top with cheese, bacon, and green onions.

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