UPDATED — Anthony Powell can now add hamburgers to his resume — loaded ones at that.
“The guy is very, very impressive with his track record at Subway and Twin Peaks,” Anthony Powell says of Rathbun. “He’s just so experienced with the restaurant business. He knows what it takes to be successful.”
Powell says Rathbun’s office is helping him with traffic counts and other information on where to locate.
He’s looking everywhere but says that “the west side is looking more promising right now.”
The Dallas-based Mooyah chain is in several states, though the majority of its restaurants are still in Texas. It’s in the fast-casual dining segment, which caters to people who want quick meals in a nicer dining setting than fast food restaurants usually provide.
“Fast casual is affordable but still a dining experience,” Powell says.
Mooyah specializes in hamburgers with a serious array of toppings. There also are veggie and turkey burgers, thick-cut fries, shakes and a children’s menu.
Powell hopes to have his first Mooyah open by June.
“We’re in talks on one,” he says.