A 30-year veteran of the restaurant industry, Armantrout began his executive management career with Acme Oyster House in 1995. From there, Armantrout joined Ruth’s Chris Steak House, where he served in multiple executive leadership roles. In his most recent role as chief operating officer of Another Broken Egg of America Inc.
Over the past three years, the Lucy's concept has grown to four locations in three countries, including domestic restaurants in Louisiana and Florida and international restaurants in Aruba and Costa Rica. The chain plans to open a fifth location in Foley, Ala., in the summer of 2019.