Walk-On’s Breaks Ground on First Lakeland Restaurant
Award-winning restaurant and local city dignitaries to host ceremony with complimentary tastings on Sept. 24
Lakeland, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2020) – Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux is preparing to bring its signature Louisiana-inspired menu served in a family-friendly, game-day atmosphere to 3770 US Highway 98 North in Lakeland.
On Thursday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m., Walk-On’s executive team and local city dignitaries will host a special groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate its first Lakeland location. During the celebration, Walk-On’s will share a Taste of Louisiana with guests by serving some fan favorites, like its popular Krispy Kreme® Bread Pudding.
“My team and I are thrilled to be able to bring Walk-On’s to Lakeland,” said Franchisee Mike Lester. “Walk-On’s signature Cajun cuisine and game-day atmosphere is unlike anything else in the area, so we know the people of Lakeland are going to love it. We look forward to celebrating this exciting groundbreaking with everyone on Thursday, and can’t wait to become an essential part of the local community.”
Expected to open in the middle of 2021, Walk-On’s will start hiring up to 200 individuals to join its All-American Team at the beginning of the new year. The new 7,300-square-foot restaurant will be the first Walk-On’s in Lakeland and seventh in Florida.
At Walk-On’s, each dish is made from scratch, using fresh ingredients to bring its mouthwatering, Cajun cuisine to life. The diverse menu features unique twists on game-day staples and upscale takes on Louisiana mainstays, such as Crawfish Etouffee, Duck & Andouille Gumbo and Krispy Kreme Donut Bread Pudding. For a complete menu, locations and more information, visit walk-ons.com.
Walk-On’s: Game Day With A Taste Of Louisiana.
About Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux
Based in Baton Rouge, Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux was founded in 2003 by Brandon Landry, a former walk-on basketball player at LSU. Leaning on the true spirit of a walk-on and building a winning culture, the brand is rapidly expanding across the United States. Its Louisiana-inspired menu features food and drinks made from scratch daily. Walk-On’s All-American Team serves up a game-day experience in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere that ensures every guest is a winner. For more information, visit walk-ons.com. To inquire about franchise opportunities, please visit walkons.com/franchising or contact Kelly Parker, director of franchise sales & real estate, at 225.330.4533.
Contact: Brooke Sundermier, Champion Management