The house owners of Cou-Yon’s barbecue are planning to open a fried seafood restaurant on Government Street, in the previous Captain D’s creating.
Cork’s Cajun Fried Fish and Shrimp will have a very simple menu of fried fish platters, fried shrimp platters and po-boys, stated Paul Mladenka. The plan is to open up the restaurant in Oct.
“The idea is to keep it warm, new and quick” he stated. “We’ve mastered the artwork of finding food out speedily to clients and that’s the name of the sport.”
Mladenka and his older brother, Michael, opened Cou-Yon’s in Port Allen 13 years ago. Alongside with the authentic location on North Alexander Avenue, they also have a meals truck established up at Perkins and Acadian.
For their new restaurant undertaking, they made the decision to go all in on seafood.
“South Louisiana is the fried seafood cash of the earth, so we feel incredibly strongly that people will respond effectively to this,” he explained. “This is a principle extremely substantially poised for growth.”
Captain D’s shut its cafe at 5131 Federal government St. in early 2020 following much less than three many years in small business. The closure was portion of a go in which the chain also shut down restaurants in Denham Springs, Zachary and Hammond that opened about the identical time. Mladenka stated the setting up worked well for Cork’s, due to the fact of the layout and push-by way of window.
He isn’t anxious about the point that the before attempt to carry a rapidly food fried seafood cafe to the creating didn’t work. “If you provide subpar seafood in this article, you’re not likely to get away with it,” Mladenka reported.
Among 25 and 30 persons will function at Cork’s. The approach is for the small business to be open up for lunch and evening meal.