K-Bob's Steakhouse

K-BOB'S is a regional restaurant chain that operates in Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado. The company was founded in 1966 in Clovis, New Mexico,[2] by Gabe E. Parson. It filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1989 and emerged from in 1991 under the new ownership and management of Edward Tinsley III. Tinsley relocated the company headquarters from Dallas to Albuquerque,[3] and then later to Santa Fe.[4] In August 2015, Tinsley sold the company to a private equity fund founded by his son (Edward R. Tinsley IV) and son-in-law (Morgan Booth). Tinsley retained 4 stores in the New Mexico market as a franchisee. Today, Tinsley IV and Booth operate the company out of its current corporate headquarters in Houston.

FoundedClovis, New Mexico (1966)
FounderGabreil E. Parson and Jo Ann Parson Bowen
Number of locations
Area served
New Mexico
Canon City, Colorado
ProductsSteaks, Chicken, Catfish, Vegetables, Salad, Desserts
OwnerEdward Roy Tinsley IV Morgan Booth
ParentK-BOB'S Steakhouse Holding Company LLC
The K-Bob's outlet in Raton, New Mexico

K-Bob's Steakhouse in Tinsley's hometown, Lamesa, Texas


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-05-16. Retrieved 2017-05-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "K-Bob's Company Information". kbobsusa.com. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Robin Lee Allen, "K-Bob's rises up out of Chapter 11 ashes"". Nation’s Restaurant News, February 10, 1992. 1992. Retrieved July 8, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Mexico, New (March 10, 2009). "K-Bob's sales increase, expansion sought". Albuquerque Business Journal. Retrieved July 8, 2009.

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