Lawry’s CEO sizes up chain’s classic server uniform

December 29, 2016

For 78 years, Lawry’s The Prime Rib has maintained a mostly uniform interpretation of server garb with its classic “brown gown.”

The brown and white dress with a white cap has been a strong suit of the Pasadena, Calif.-based Lawry’s Restaurants Inc.’s brand going back to its founding in 1938, president and CEO Richard Frank told Nation’s Restaurant News.

While it might not suit everyone’s fancy, the 10-unit chain’s uniforms have remained basically the same through the years, with slight changes and modifications.

Of the four domestic restaurants — Beverly Hills, Calif.; Chicago; Dallas and Las Vegas — only the