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Encyclopedia > Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Times Square, New York

The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market is a chain of seafood restaurants inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump. Launched in 1996 by Viacom Consumer Products (part of Viacom, which also owns Paramount Pictures, the distributor of Forrest Gump) and the Rusty Pelican Company, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. became the first theme restaurant inspired by a film.[1] As of 2007, it had 28 locations in United States, Mexico, and eastern countries of Asia. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 1822 KB) [edit] Summary [edit] Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 1822 KB) [edit] Summary [edit] Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the... Times Square Broadway at 42nd St. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... For the main character of the same name, see Forrest Gump (character) Forrest Gump is an Academy Award winning 1994 film based on a novel by Winston Groom that was written in 1986, and the name of the title character of both. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and distribution company, based in Hollywood, California. ... Theme restaurants are restaurants in which the concept of the restaurant takes priority over everything else, influencing the architecture, food, music, and overall feel of the restaurant. ... For other uses, see number 28. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ...


The menu consists mostly of shrimp dishes, but also other seafood, as well as Southern and Cajun cuisine. Of the company's menu, the company's CEO says (quoting from the movie) that "shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo, pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried, there's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. Th-that's about it." Superfamilies Alpheoidea Atyoidea Bresilioidea Campylonotoidea Crangonoidea Galatheacaridoidea Nematocarcinoidea Oplophoroidea Palaemonoidea Pandaloidea Pasiphaeoidea Procaridoidea Processoidea Psalidopodoidea Stylodactyloidea True shrimp are swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. ... Spaghetti with seafood (Spaghetti allo scoglio). ... // The cuisine of the Southern United States has influences from the traditions of the various groups that have inhabited the area. ... Cajun cuisine originates from the French-speaking Acadian or Cajun immigrants deported by the English from Acadia in Canada to the Acadiana region of Louisiana, USA. It is what could be called a rustic cuisine — locally available ingredients predominate, and preparation is simple. ...


The restaurant has also gained fame for its unique paging system consisting of two license plates on the tables marked "Run Forrest Run" from Jenny's famous quote and "Stop Forrest Stop" based on the signs used to help Forrest when he played football at the University of Alabama. The red "Stop Forrest Stop" sign is used to signal that a table needs service and the blue "Run Forrest Run" means that all is well. In the New York City location, Lt. Dan's Getaway sign, viewable when exiting the restrooms, has been signed by Gary Sinise, the actor who portrayed him in the film. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (181 words)
The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market is a chain of seafood restaurants inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump.
Launched in 1996 by Viacom Consumer Products and the Rusty Pelican Company, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. became the first theme restaurant inspired by a film.
The menu consists mostly of shrimp dishes, but also other seafood, as well as Southern, and Cajun cuisine.
Santa Monica Mirror: PRC Votes To Approve Lease With Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (774 words)
Apparently undeterred by Bixby’s letter, the PRC board approved Bubba Gump’s 25-year lease with the City, with a base monthly rent of $10,000, plus an additional four percent of gross food revenue and five percent of gross beverage revenues, giving little notice to Bixby’s letter of intent to file a claim.
Bubba Gump chair Gordan Miles said his company intends to begin construction following Labor Day, but wanted to ensure they were protected under the lease if the Boathouse claim delays the process.
At Wednesday’s meeting, the vote was preceded by a discussion which focused on the selection of Bubba Gump for the Pier.
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