On April 28, 2016, a motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Buffets, LLC (2016) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 388 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion For Emergency Hearing filed by John E. Mitchell for Debtor Buffets, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Mitchell, John) (Related Document(s): 387 Emergency Motion to (i) Retain and Pay an Auctioneer, and (ii) Sell Certain Property of the Debtors’ Estates by Auction, Free and Clear of all Liens, Claims and Encumbrances Related to Master Lease Locations filed by John E. Mitchell for Debtor Buffets, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-1 # 2 Exhibit A-2 # 3 Exhibit B-Proposed Order)) Modified on 4/29/2016 (Hernandez, Rachel).
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.