TravelCenters of America Opens New Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in Weatherford, Texas

  TravelCenters of America Opens New Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in Weatherford,

Business Wire

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- February 11, 2013

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro
Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has announced the opening of a new
Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen at its Petro Stopping Centers-branded travel center
located at I-20, Exit 409 (2001 Santa Fe), in Weatherford, TX. The Petro
Weatherford Popeyes is the 49th Popeyes location in the TA and Petro Stopping
Centers branded chain.

Guests at the new Popeyes will enjoy Popeyes’ full menu, including chicken and
shrimp meals and sandwiches, in addition to signature side dishes, sauces and

The opening of Popeyes at Petro Weatherford provides professional drivers and
motorists a quick-serve meal option, complementing the full-serve, sit-down
Iron Skillet® restaurant at this location.

Last fall, an independent survey of Overdrive magazine readers was conducted.
The results showed that professional drivers prefer TA and Petro Stopping
Centers over the next closest truckstop brand 4:1 for the best overall
truckstop category. TA and Petro Stopping Centers dominated the survey in 33
other categories, including best employees 3:1; best overall food 6:1; best
travel store 4:1; and cleanest restrooms, 4:1.

About Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen

Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Popeyes is a leader in the New Orleans segment
of the foodservice industry and is the world's second largest quick-service
chicken concept based on the number of units. As of December 30, 2012, Popeyes
had 2,104 operating restaurants in the United States, three territories, and
26 foreign countries. For more information, visit thePopeyes Louisiana
Kitchenwebsite at

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
is a leading travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under
the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 244 convenient full-service
locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro Stopping Centers offer
customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, more than 500 full- and
quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance
services, RoadSquad Connect™ (24/7/365 emergency roadside service), electronic
communication (WiFi), and many other services – all within large, high traffic
facilities. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit For more information on Petro Stopping Centers,
please visit


TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
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