Casual dining chain Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe hired Philip Parsons to serve as CEO. Parsons replaces Jeff Powell as Razzoo’s CEO. Powel, who co-founded the chain, will now serve as chairman of the board for Razzoo’s.
Parsons served as the chain’s president since 2022 and previously served as Razzoo’s chief financial officer from 2019 to 2022.
As CEO, Parsons plans to lead the Texas-based full-service brand into a new era of growth. Razzoo’s has two new restaurants under construction and a pipeline of several additional restaurants, with the goal of opening two to four new units a year, per a company release. Razzoo’s has 22 restaurants spread across Texas, Oklahoma and North Carolina.