Legal Sea Foods


Legal Sea Foods to open innovation center outside Boston

The state-of-the-art facility in Milford, Mass., replaces Legal’s aging Quality Control Center and will house a growing ecommerce business, among other operations.


Legal Sea Foods heads west with first Chicago location

The two-story restaurant on Chicago’s riverfront will be the chain’s first outside the East Coast in its 73-year history.

The son of the chain's founder has launched a direct-to-consumer online seafood market called Roger’s Fish Co.

The fish-merchant-turned-restaurateur started with a bare-bones operation that didn't even use light fixtures.

New owner PPX Hospitality is trying the brand as a virtual concept in Chicago and Columbus ahead of plans to open physical restaurants there.

With inspiration from an unlikely source, operations have changed significantly inside the kitchens of Legal Sea Foods, the high-volume polished-casual operation concentrated along the East Coast. 

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Chip Wade, a longtime ops specialist for Darden Restaurants, will take the job next month.

For many owners, including owners of foodservice distributorships, the sale of their company is the largest, most complex transaction of their career. Due to...

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