October 17, 2016
On October 13, 2016, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP was selected as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp (Garden Fresh). On October 3, 2016, Garden Fresh filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case is pending before the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi.
Garden Fresh operates a chain of 123 self-service, fast-casual restaurants across 15 states under the Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes brands. Founded in 1978, the restaurants emphasize made-from-scratch options using fresh ingredients from farmer partners at a fixed price.
Kelley Drye is a full service law firm with a nationally recognized bankruptcy practice that regularly represents creditors’ committees and other creditors in complex chapter 11 cases. Kelley Drye’s creditor-oriented practice is involved in virtually every major retail bankruptcy case in the country, and our award winning bankruptcy representations have been recognized by the Turnaround Management Association, the Association for Corporate Growth, the Global M&A Network, the M&A Advisor, and The Deal Pipeline.
The Kelley Drye team in Garden Fresh is led by partners Eric R. Wilson and Jason R. Adams.