When you visit Orlando, Florida it is mandatory that you stop by one of the outlets of the townsfolk restaurant favorite Bubba Gump. Yes, you heard it right. For those who have already watched the movie Forrest Gump (Portrayed by Tom Hanks) I believe it was somehow discussed and explained in the movie the origins of the company named Bubba Gump. If not a short recap of the movie is an autobiography story of a military man named Forrest Gump and the people he met and inspired in his life. In which, one of them was Benjamin Buford “Bubba” Blue. Who had a vision of putting up a shrimping business after the Vietnam War.
The Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant and Market is an American seafood restaurant chain inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump. … The first Bubba Gump restaurant opened in 1996 in Monterey, California by Rusty Pelican Restaurants in partnership with Viacom. Like the name suggests, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.’s menu consists mostly of shrimp dishes and other seafood, as well as Southern and Cajun cuisine. The restaurant offers dishes named after characters in the movie, like Jenny’s Catch and the restaurant’s bestseller Forrest’s Seafood Feast
Food is the hero at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. that is why they strive their best to always cater the needs and deliver on what their customers expect. Their menu specializes on different recipes with shrimp as the primary ingredient and other seafoods. Restaurants have standard theme, in which they display movie memorabilia throughout the restaurant. Guests can play Forrest Gump movie trivia and can signal their waiter with a “Stop, Forrest, Stop” sign. Also, since the restaurant was inspired by the movie, they offer a 10% discount to all military.