The house owners of Cou-Yon’s barbecue are preparing to open a fried seafood restaurant on Federal government Avenue, in the former Captain D’s constructing.
Cork’s Cajun Fried Fish and Shrimp will have a simple menu of fried fish platters, fried shrimp platters and po-boys, claimed Paul Mladenka. The strategy is to open up the restaurant in October.
“The notion is to keep it very hot, new and quick” he reported. “We’ve mastered the artwork of having meals out promptly to customers and that’s the identify of the recreation.”
Mladenka and his older brother, Michael, opened Cou-Yon’s in Port Allen 13 yrs back. Alongside with the primary locale on North Alexander Avenue, they also have a foodstuff truck set up at Perkins and Acadian.
For their new restaurant enterprise, they made a decision to go all in on seafood.
“South Louisiana is the fried seafood capital of the world, so we come to feel pretty strongly that individuals will react very well to this,” he said. “This is a thought really significantly poised for growth.”
Captain D’s closed its cafe at 5131 Governing administration St. in early 2020 after much less than three many years in business. The closure was part of a shift in which the chain also shut down places to eat in Denham Springs, Zachary and Hammond that opened all-around the same time. Mladenka reported the developing labored well for Cork’s, for the reason that of the layout and push-by means of window.
He isn’t fearful about the truth that the earlier attempt to deliver a quick foods fried seafood cafe to the building did not work. “If you provide subpar seafood here, you’re not heading to get absent with it,” Mladenka claimed.
In between 25 and 30 individuals will operate at Cork’s. The strategy is for the business to be open for lunch and evening meal.