On March 21, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Buffets, LLC (2016) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 191 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
APPLICATION PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. §§ 327(a), 330 AND 331 AND RULES 2014 AND 2016 OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE FOR AN ORDER AUTHORIZING THE EMPLOYMENT AND RETENTION OF DONLIN, RECANO & COMPANY, INC., AS ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT FOR THE DEBTORS, NUNC PRO TUNC TO THE PETITION DATE (21 Day Objection Language) filed by David W. Parham for Debtor Buffets, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A – Engagement Agreement # 2 Proposed Order Exhibit B – Proposed Order # 3 Exhibit C – Declaration of Rolan Tomforde)(Parham, David). Modified on 3/21/2016 (Sanchez, Cindy).
Buffets, LLC (2016) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 7, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-50557. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ronald King. The law firm of Akerman LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Buffets, LLC (2016) in the bankruptcy case.