Chuck E. Cheese's in Puerto Rico clarified today that the bankruptcy application of Chuck E. Cheeses Corp. does not affect local restaurants.
“This decision will only be for the corporate in the United States and not for franchises. de Puerto Rico ”, reads the document endorsed by Miguel A. Colón, operations manager CEC Puerto Rico.
In the statement it is explained that the personnel of the Island continue working with the reopening plan for when the government so decides they can reopen the premises within a safe environment for all guests and staff.
This morning it emerged that the restaurant chain, which became a mecca for children and a melting pot for many of its parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection.
CEC Entertainment Inc. has reopened 266 of its 612 company-operated Chuck E Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants, but did not elaborate on how willing parents are to host parties again. birthdays and other gatherings with so many cities still under strict crowd restrictions.
The company said Thursday that it will continue to reopen locations while negotiating with debt and lease holders.