Buffets Holdings

The firm was cocounsel to the creditors' committee of Buffets Holdings, the nation's largest steak-buffet restaurant chain and the second largest restaurant company in the family-dining segment of the restaurant industry, operating under the names Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet, HomeTown Buffet, Ryan's and Firemountain. Just before filing, the debtors had 615 company-owned steak-buffet restaurants, eleven Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse restaurants, and sixteen franchised locations collectively operating in forty-two states, and employed over 36,000 employees.