Who owns Marie Callender’s?

Marie Callender’s is an restaurant chain. Its headquarters are in Marie Callender’s Corporate Center in Mission Viejo, Orange County, California. As of January 2023, the company operates 25 locations in California, Nevada, and Utah.

who-owns-marie-callendersWho owns Marie Callender’s?

In the 1930s, Marie Callender and her husband Cal Warren Callender began pies in the city of Long Beach and Orange County. In 1948, they sold their family car and used the money to set up a wholesale bakery with their son Don. The first location was opened in 1964.

Late 20th-century sales. In 1986, the restaurant chain was sold to Ramada Inn, then in 1990, to Wilshire Restaurant Group, Marie Callender Pie Shops, Inc. was purchased from Saunders Karp & Megrue (SKM) in 1999 by an affiliate of Castle Harlan, a New York-based private equity firm.

On August 5, 2019, 29 stores were closed and the holding company for Perkins and Marie Callender’s filed for bankruptcy. The chains were later split apart, with Perkins being bought by Huddle House, while Marie Callender’s was sold to Elite Restaurant Group, which formed a new company known as Marie Callender’s to operate the chain, for US$1.75 million.


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