Texas Roadhouse reports first-quarter results after stock markets close today at 4 p.m. ET. Here’s how the Louisville-based company describes itself in its annual 10-K report to the Securities and Exchange Commission; its most recent was filed Feb. 26.:
Texas Roadhouse is a growing restaurant company operating predominately in the casual dining segment . Our founder, chairman and chief executive officer, Kent Taylor, started the business in 1993 with the opening of the first Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Clarksville, Ind. Since then, we have grown to 483 restaurants in 49 states and four foreign countries. Our mission statement is, “Legendary Food, Legendary Service.” Our operating strategy is designed to position each of our restaurants as the local hometown favorite for a broad segment of consumers seeking high-quality, affordable meals served with friendly, attentive service. As of Dec. 29, we owned and operated 401 restaurants and franchised an additional 82 restaurants.