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
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
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.