Newport Beach, CA Ã¢Â€Â” RockinÃ¢Â€Â™ Baja Lobster Restaurant and Beach Bar, the San Diego based chain of rockinÃ¢Â€Â™ fun Baja Mexico-style cantinas recently signed a multi-unit franchise deal with David Parton and Scott Gibbs to build five RockinÃ¢Â€Â™ Baja Lobster restaurants throughout Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Monroe and Sarasota Counties. Parton and Gibbs plan to open their first restaurant in Naples by summer of 2007.
Ã¢Â€ÂœI knew from the first moment that I stepped into a RockinÃ¢Â€Â™ Baja Lobster restaurant that it would be a great concept for Southern Florida,Ã¢Â€? says Parton. Ã¢Â€ÂœIt is a fresh and unique idea that I know Floridians will enjoy.Ã¢Â€?
Parton and Gibbs are seasoned entrepreneurs. Gibbs currently owns CocomoÃ¢Â€Â™s restaurant in Marco Island and Parton recently sold his home improvement company based out of Atlanta, Ga.