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Press Release

February 05, 2019

Bar Louie Flies into Dallas Fort Worth International Airport


New restaurant is the first Bar Louie location in an airport

Atlanta, February 5th, 2019 – Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, is proud to announce that Bar Louie is now open at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. With 133 locations across the country, Bar Louie is a well-known, award-winning collection of neighborhood bars with a lively, social atmosphere. Each Bar Louie has a local flavor and feel that is unique to its location — offering a relaxing a place where guests can socialize, linger and enjoy custom drinks, local craft beer, and wines, as well as specialty burgers, shareable snacks, and signature entrees. The restaurant is located at Terminal D, by gate D22.

Paradies Lagardère recently expanded its award-winning food and beverage operations with the acquisition of Hojeij Branded Foods, and the new Dining Division is excited to deliver a unique experience with this new restaurant concept. Paradies Lagardère excels at replicating the familiar quality, taste, and atmosphere of a favorite restaurant brand into an airport setting.

“The Paradies Lagardère Dining Division is excited to bring a popular concept such as Bar Louie into an airport, and we’re honored Bar Louie selected us as a partner for its first airport restaurant,” said Regynald Washington, president, Paradies Lagardère Dining Division. “Travelers at DFW will be delighted with the atmosphere, which will provide a fun, yet relaxed ambiance, as well as the menu, with delicious food, beverage and cocktail selections that will appeal to many different tastes.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Paradies in opening our inaugural airport location in Terminal D of DFW airport. Now our hand-crafted signature drinks and freshly prepared Gastrobar burgers, flatbreads and salads will be proudly served to travelers passing through Dallas,” said Tom Fricke, chief executive officer, Bar Louie. “We are excited to introduce our brand to a wide variety of new people and hope they join Bar Louie in the Gastrobar revolution!"

Bar Louie serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to travelers. The menu includes the Chicken & Churros, Louie’s unique twist on chicken and waffles, with buttermilk-marinated chicken breast, spiced churros, buffalo-maple glaze, and smoked onion ranch. Lunch and dinner options include the Charred Lemon Caesar salad, with romaine lettuce, classic Caesar dressing, pretzel crumbs, and parmesan cheese, and the famous Louie Burger, fully-loaded on a pretzel bun.

The new Impossible Burger, the 100 percent plant-based, all-natural patty with the look and taste of beef, will be available to diners. The restaurant also has a kid’s menu with traditional favorites such as peanut butter and jelly and grilled-cheese sandwiches.

DFW visitors will also be able to enjoy Bar Louie’s renowned signature cocktails. There’s a full selection of wine and beer, along with the strawberry lemonade sangria and the Dos Sauza Margarita.

High-end restaurants, quick-serve restaurants, bars and coffee shops are all a part of Paradies Lagardère’s Food and Beverage concepts. Brands have been tailored to entice travelers with the same familiar quality, variety, taste, and atmosphere as their favorite “at home” dining spots, while maintaining the highest levels of quality and service.