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Table 100 co-founders Latham and Roberts become full owners of restaurant

Table 100 co-founders Bill Latham and Al Roberts are pleased to announce they have now assumed full ownership of the recently remodeled restaurant, buying it from parent company Eat Here Brands on Dec. 31. Latham and Roberts also co-founded Eat Here Brands and Babalu, which has eight restaurant locations, including the original in Jackson. “We’re excited to take the reins ...

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Bill Latham finds formula to grow restaurant concepts

In my work with growth-oriented companies, it is always a huge milestone when a business can go from successfully operating in one location to two. When the owner is “hands on” in the business, this can be particularly challenging. I see this frequently in retail and restaurant businesses. Many just don’t have the foundations in place to scale. I find ...

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Small Business Spotlight: LR Restaurants

The two men who created the popular Jackson restaurant Amerigo are back in the kitchen, cooking up eateries like Babalu and Table 100 and opening Five Guys Burgers and Fries metro-area franchises. Restaurateurs Bill Latham and Al Roberts teamed together more than 20 years ago at the Sundancer, and the result has been a formidable relationship and the base of ...

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Dining Out: Ferris a perfect match for Jackson’s Babalu

When chef David Ferris met with LR Restaurants owners Bill Latham and Al Roberts, it was marriage at first talk, he said. The longtime restaurateurs were tossing around a concept for a restaurant that would serve gourmet tacos and Spanish-style tapas. “It’s something that I’d been wanting to do, and we just hit it off immediately,” Ferris said. A graduate ...

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