The original Luby’s Cafeteria was founded by Robert Luby in 1947, right here in San Antonio. Now the Houston based restaurant owned by the Pappas Restaurants, Inc has sold to entrepreneur Calvin Gin. The sale affects the 32 of the existing restaurants throughout Texas in which five of those are in San Antonio.
Gin intends to keep Luby’s up and running and plans are to offer over 1,000 employees with the company continue in their current positions, a news release had mentioned.
“We are so pleased to be able to acquire the operation of these Luby’s Cafeteria stores, one of the iconic brands in the Texas restaurant market. This transaction will allow us to continue serving the many loyal Luby’s customers at these locations and to provide long-term employment opportunities for the many associates currently at these locations,” said Gin, CEO of the affiliate.