On February 4, 2014, a motion for authority to pay claims of vendors was filed in the bankruptcy case of Buffet Partners, L.P. and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 8 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion to pay pre-petition debtDebtors’ Emergency Motion Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a) and 1107(a) and 7 U.S.C. § 499a et seq. to Establish Critical Vendor and PACA Vendor Payment Procedures Filed by Debtor Buffet Partners, L.P. (Attachments: # 1Proposed Order) (Mitchell, John)
Buffet Partners, L.P. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 4, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-30699. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Harlin DeWayne Hale. The law firm of Baker & McKenzie LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Buffet Partners, L.P. in the bankruptcy case.