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Fertitta fires McCormick execs, closes restaurants




Copyright: Portland Business Journal

January 5, 2012



Houston-based Landry’s Inc. moved quickly to trim McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants Inc. Landry’s closed a $131 million deal to acquire the Portland restaurant chain Tuesday and quickly moved to terminate executives including CEO Bill Freeman, co-founder William McCormick and others. It also closed at least nine restaurants, according to a source familiar with the situation...


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Posted by Eugene Mosher on 1/5/12 at 1:49 AM EST

The company's CEO since 2009 has been Bill Freeman, who recently blamed the company's inability to make a profit since 2007 on the weather. I wish I were making this up.



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