Joe’s Crab Shack Debuts New Southern Summer Dishes and Drinks

  Joe’s Crab Shack Debuts New Southern Summer Dishes and Drinks

 Corona-steamed entrees, coastal appetizers and refreshing cocktails heat up
                                   the menu

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- May 21, 2013

As summertime approaches, Joe’s Crab Shack introduces new offerings that
deliver a taste of the Southern seaside with dishes, available through Aug.
26, that combine a splash of fun with the highest quality seafood available.

The Southern Summer menu includes a variety of entrees that give guests the
best of both worlds – great seafood and great beer – including the new Corona®
Beach Bake and Coastal Wave Steampot. Other items include new starters, drinks
and desserts.

“On one of our recent trips to the Gulf Coast, we stopped at seafood shacks
and noticed a great idea – beer in the crab boil,” said Vice President of
Marketing Janet Gieselman. “We knew our guests would love it, and Corona is a
natural fit for Joe’s – both brands were born on the beach.”

New entrees, served “Shack Style” with a kick of Corona, include:

  *Corona Beach Bake: Lobster, clams, sausage, shrimp, fresh corn and
    potatoes steamed with a Corona chile-lime bath
  *Coastal Wave Steampot: Dungeness crab, snow crab, sausage and shrimp with
    corn and potatoes, finished with a Corona chile-lime bath

Other new dishes include the Southern Coastal Catch featuring grilled
mahi-mahi, chile-lime shrimp and a made-from-scratch crab cake,  and Southern
Citrus Campechana, Joe’s version of the classic Mexican seafood cocktail with
shrimp and crabmeat.

Guests can also enjoy new Tiki Cocktails like the Sailor’s Mai Tai, the
Hawaiian Margarita and the Rum Barrel Long Island Tea. For just $2, guests can
keep the perfect-for-summer tiki glass.

Joe’s Crab Shack will feature the new menu items at all of its 130+ locations.
For a full list of menu items, go to For
locations, visit

About Joe’s Crab Shack

Founded in Houston in 1991, Joe’s Crab Shack brings its fresh seafood,
authentic flavors and Southern flair to more than 130 locations in 31 states.
Joe’s menu is “100% Shore,” featuring more than 25 crab items in addition to
fish, lobster, mussels, clams and shrimp. The company supports causes in every
neighborhood it serves and is a national partner in Share Our Strength’s No
Kid Hungry® Campaign, which is working to end childhood hunger in America.
Joe’s is a member of the Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:IRG) portfolio of
restaurants. For more information, go to


for Joe’s Crab Shack
Tracy Aiello, 817-329-3257
Ashley Bain, 817-329-3257
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