RESTAURANTS / 1970-1974

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1970 Naugles Dick Naugle Riverside, CA www.deltaco.com
  Carrow's David Nancarrow Santa Clara, CA www.carrows.com
1971 Schlotzsky's - Austin, TX www.schlotzskys.com
Togo's Micheal Cobler San Jose, CA www.togos.com
Starbucks - Seattle, WA www.starbucks.com
Angelo's and Vinci's - Fullerton, CA www.angelosandvincis.com
1972 Popeye's Al Copeland New Orleans, LA www.popeyes.com
  The Cheesecake Factory David Overton Los Angeles, CA www.thecheesecakefactory.com
  Gladstone's 4-Fish Robert Morris Malibu, CA www.gladstones.com
  Baker's Square - Des Moines, IA www.bakerssquarerestaurants.com
  Ruby Tuesday Sandy Beall Knoxville, TN www.rubytuesday.com
  Captain Tony's Pizza and Pasta Michael J Martella - www.captain-tonys.wati.com
  Super Popeye's Fried Chicken Al Copeland Arabi, LA www.superpopeyes.com
  Cousins Subs Jim Sheppard and Bill Specht Milwaukee, WI www.cousinssubs.com
1973 Godfather's Pizza - Omaha, NB www.godfathers.com 
Miguel's Restaurant Mike and Mary Vasquez Corona, CA www.miguelsrestaurant.com
1974 Quaker Steak & Lube "Jig" Warren III & "Moe" Meszaros Sharon, PA www.lubewings.com



1970 General Mills acquires Red Lobster
  Nathan's Famous Hot Dog's goes public and opens restaurant #4
  Ronald Reagan (Governor of California) passed the first Franchise Law
1971 Heublein Inc. purchases KFC for $285 Million
  Harold Butler purchases Naugles
1972 Pizza Hut goes public with 1000 stores
  Shoneys drops the name big boy from its name
1973 The Egg McMuffin was developed

Also at this time in History
Other Brands: 1970- PepsiCo introduces the first 2 liter bottle
Other Things: 1971- The 26th Amendment lowers the United States' voting age from 21 to 18.
  1971- Masterpiece Theater, All in the Family, and The Electric Company premiere on television.
  1974- Richard Nixon becomes the first United States president to resign office.

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