Shaun Currie, CFA
Long/short equity, hedge fund analyst, momentum

BJ's Restaurants: Brewing Up Big Returns

I was first introduced to BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI) during an investor conference where I had the chance to sit down with then CEO and current chairman Gerald Deitchle for a 1-on1 meeting. Mr. Deitchle is a veteran of the industry. He has over 27 years of experience with national restaurant and retail chain operations including Fired Up Inc., The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE), and the parent company of Long John Silvers. To this day, I consider Mr. Deitchle one of the smartest and most knowledgeable executives I have ever met. Since that time, I have tried to keep tabs on the company and thought it was time to share the BJ's Restaurants story.

Business Overview

BJ's Restaurants...

Join Seeking Alpha PRO to read this archived article and 11,574 other archived articles
FREESA PRO MEMBERS
IDEA GENERATORXExclusive access to 10 PRO ideas every day
INVESTING IDEAS LIBRARYXExclusive access to PRO library of more than 15,000 ideas
SECTOR EXPERT NETWORKXExclusive access to all sector experts for direct consultation
PERFORMANCE TRACKINGXTrack performance of all PRO stock ideas
PROFESSIONAL TOOLSXProfessional Idea Filters to zero-in based on industry, market cap and more
"In just the first month of using PRO, I used it to generate two ideas which were actionable for me. As a result of these two positions, I have earned more than 20 times the annual subscription costs for PRO."Michael Yagemann, Greenbridge Capital
"I am pleasantly surprised with the scope of small and mid-cap coverage PRO offers. You can't find that any where else."Patrick Rice, Mainstay Capital Management
You may cancel at any time for any reason, and receive a prompt refund for membership on months paid and not used (max. 6 months). Details