It will also serve as a model for other restaurants in the J. Gumbo’s chain, said Perry, meaning Somerset’s recent changes in alcohol law will have ripple affects for local economies all around the country.
“The future of J. Gumbo’s is to intertwine the Captain’s Lounge trademark and brand with Mr. Patel’s involvement with J. Gumbo’s as a franchise owner and corporate leader,” said Perry. “We are putting all this together for the rest of the J. Gumbo’s (chain).
“This is something not a lot of other venues in town will be able to achieve,” he added. “This is bar one; there are many more to come.”