WESTLAKE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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, a Minit Mart® convenience store and a Shell® gasoline offering at the TA located at I-75, Exit 141 (289 Howard Baker Hwy) in Caryville, Tennessee.
These new offerings enhance the driver experience already offered by the location’s truck repair and maintenance facility. The new Popeyes® will serve the southern-style cooking that has made Popeyes® famous. Guests can choose from any of the full menu options, including chicken and shrimp meals and sandwiches, in addition to signature side dishes, sauces and desserts. The restaurant dining room has seating for 66 people, a staff of 37 employees, and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Inside the new Minit Mart®, customers will be greeted by our friendly staff in a store stocked with Minit Mart’s refreshing Cool Cup® fountain beverages, World Blends® Coffee, and fresh food offering from our onsite O’Deli’s® kitchen, including healthy snack choices.
A newly remodeled and expanded truck parking lot, diesel islands, CAT® truck scale and a professional driver entrance are scheduled to open in late May 2016.
About TravelCenters of America LLC
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart® convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com. For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.minitmart.com.
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 27, 2015, Popeyes had 2,539 operating restaurants in the United States, three territories, and 27 foreign countries. For more information, visit the Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen Web site at www.popeyes.com.