The Lost Cajun, a family-friendly restaurant focused on authentic Cajun food and hospitality, announced new ownership for their Texas locations in Midland and Odessa. The restaurants will be owned and operated by Blaine and Lori Law who less than four months ago signed a development agreement for a total of five restaurants throughout west Houston. This new agreement brings the couples total commitment to seven stores.
The Laws, who discovered The Lost Cajun while attending a franchise convention in Dallas earlier this year, are eager to expand the brand’s presence throughout Texas.
“As we began to ramp up our five-unit development agreement in Houston, we knew we wanted to establish a larger footprint across Texas,” says Blaine. “That’s why we were beyond excited when the opportunity to expand into Midland and Odessa came across. The Lost Cajun is a phenomenal, authentic Cajun concept within the restaurant industry and we know this brand is set to take off.”
The Lost Cajun’s menu offers diners a sampling of traditional Cajun fare, including a variety of gumbos—seafood, chicken and sausage, and vegetarian. Red beans and rice, crawfish etouffee and lobster bisque also top the menu, as does another Cajun staple, jambalaya. And what Cajun restaurant would be complete without beignets for dessert?
The Lost Cajun further distinguishes itself with a fantastic down-home atmosphere – a true hole-in-the-wall with wooden tables, unique decorations and an expertly crafted playlist of Zydeco music. The open kitchen concept harks back to the wooden counters in Louisiana’s gumbo houses; patrons can watch their food being cooked and hear the courtesy and respect commonly associated with Cajun culture.
At The Lost Cajun, all the workers – from the chef to the servers – have 3 phrases ingrained in their vocabulary: “please,” “thank you” and “you’re welcome.” Patrons can hear the interaction between chef and server: “Order in, Chef.” “Thank you, Chef.” Servers address patrons using “sir” and “ma’am.”
“The Lost Cajun is thrilled to announce Blaine and Lori as the new owners of the Midland and Odessa locations, and I am confident their locations will thrive,” says Raymond Griffin, founder and CEO of The Lost Cajun. “We are incredibly pleased with the following we have garnered thus far in west Texas, and are excited to see the same acclaim and recognition as we expand across the state.”