combining the magic of movies with the pleasure of dining.
Founded in 2001, Dallas-based Movie Tavern is a leader in the cinema eatery segment catering to adults and families with 22 high-quality theatres and 198 digital screens in nine states. Two more locations are coming soon in Little Rock, AK and Trexlertown, PA, bringing Movie Tavern up to 24 theatres and 220 digital screens in ten states. In September 2013, Movie Tavern was acquired by New Orleans-based VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC (“Southern”), a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson (“VSS”), a leading private equity firm.
Southern is the sixth largest theatre circuit in The United States and is currently responsible for the daily operations of The Grand Theatres, AmStar Cinemas, and Movie Tavern. The company operates 40 locations with 458 screens in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. Southern is well positioned for continued expansion in key markets throughout the United States. Southern is proud to be headquartered in New Orleans, LA.