Hooters Enters Fast-Casual Space

Hooters Inc. launched a new limited-service concept in Cicero, Ill. Hoots, A Hooters Joint, serves a condensed menu comprised of Hooters’ most popular food items, including fried pickles and the chain’s ubiquitous wings.

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At 2,800 square feet, Hoots seats 75, including 23 in the bar area. In addition to takeout, guests can choose between two other service options.

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Guests can dine-in at the full-service bar where servers will take orders and serve food and beverages at their table.

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Or, guests can order at the front counter, find a table and have food brought to them when it’s ready.

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Designed by St. Petersburg, Fla-based Ninth North, light-toned woods and metal chairs temper the chain’s iconic orange color.

Photos courtesy of Hoots

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