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Local Long John Silvers franchise get national award

December 13, 2013

A Prestonsburg-based restaurant company has received national recognition for customer satisfaction.


J&B Seafoods LLC, the parent company operating the four Long John Silver’s restaurants located in Prestonsburg, Martin, Paintsville, and Louisa, has received national recognition for excellence in customer satisfaction.


Based on voluntary customer satisfaction surveys, J&B Seafoods has received an overall company satisfaction score of 86 percent. This is the highest customer satisfaction score for any Long John Silver’s franchisee in the Mid-Atlantic region and one of the highest scores for any franchisee in the United States. The average quick service restaurant customer satisfaction score is 69 percent. The average customer satisfaction score for Long John Silver’s is 67 percent. Of the three highest scoring quick service restaurant brands, the average score is 75 percent.


“We have great employees and great customers. They deserve all the credit. I can’t thank them enough. We’ve been through a lot this past year with menu adjustments, increased competition, capital improvements, and the continuing decline of the coal industry here in Eastern Kentucky. Our employees have stepped up to every challenge and our customers have been patient as we’ve had our growing pains. The bottom line for any hospitality business is customer satisfaction. It feels great to know that our customers are recognizing all the work we’ve put into improving our products, properties, and processes,” says J&B Seafoods president, J.T. Absher.