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Long John Silver's, Inc.
Type Wholly owned subsidiary
Industry Fast Food
When it was created 1969[1]
Headquarters Louisville, Kentucky
Things made Seafood
Employees 8,400 (world wide)
Parent LJS Partners LLC
Yum! Brands (Former)
A Long John Silver's-KFC restaurant

Long John Silver's is a fast food restaurant that sells mainly seafood.

It was created in 1969 in Lexington, Kentucky. The name for the restaurant is named after Long John Silver from the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. They used to be a private owned company but they went bankruptcy in 1998.

Their parent company Yum! sold Long John Silver's to LJS Partners LLC and A&W Restaurants to A Great American Brand LLC in September 2011 to focus on expanding in China.[2]

The restaurant chain also has many restaurants world-wide.


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