JKent Taylor, the Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse chain restaurant founder, and CEO, died. The spokesperson of the company announced his death on Thursday. He was a great entrepreneur as well as a great person according to his friends and family.
Kent Taylor founded the casual dining restaurant in 1993 and held various positions in the company. His most recent positions in the company as board chair and CEO, according to a company statement.
Due to the pandemic situation, he gave an incentive bonus from March 18, 2020, through Jan. 7, 2021, to the employees of the company through his own base salary.
Kent Taylor Death Reason
On Thursday evening, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer released a statement on social media following the company’s announcement.
“Louisville lost a much loved and one-of-a-kind citizen with Kent Taylor’s passing today,” Fischer wrote in a tweet. “Kent’s kind and generous spirit was his constant driving force whether it was quietly helping a friend or building one of America’s great companies in @texasroadhouse.
Moreover, “He was a maverick entrepreneur who embodied the values of never giving up and putting others first. My deepest condolences to Kent’s family and many, many friends.”
Louisville lost a much loved and one-of-a-kind citizen with Kent Taylor’s passing today. Kent’s kind and generous spirit was his constant driving force whether it was quietly helping a friend or building one of America’s great companies in @texasroadhouse. 1/2
— Mayor Greg Fischer (@louisvillemayor) March 19, 2021
However, The company did not release funeral arrangements or details about the cause of Taylor’s death. According to some outsources, due to old age, he was facing some health predicaments. But kent Taylor’s cause of death was not immediately known, the post will be updated after some news and reports.
Kent Taylor Wiki
Kent founded Texas Roadhouse in 1993 and held various positions, including the most recent chairman of the board and CEO.
Texas Roadhouse has 630 restaurants in 49 states and 10 countries. The restaurant specializes and famous in steaks and with a Texas/Southwestern theme.
“This selfless act was no surprise to anyone who knew Kent and his strong belief in servant leadership. He was without a doubt, a people-first leader. His entrepreneurial spirit will live on in the company he built, the projects he supported, and the lives he touched.”
According to a statement from the company, Taylor was most recently remembered for giving up his entire compensation package to help support his employees.
From March 18, 2020, through Jan. 7, 2021, kent Taylor gave his base salary to the employees of the company, due to the corona pandemic financial situations.
“We are a people company that serves steaks. So, obviously taking care of our people is number one,” Taylor told WDRB News. “It was really important to take care of them to me. So, that is why I did it.”
|Full Name:||Kent Taylor|
|Age:||50-60 years old|
|Date of Birth:||NA|
|Death date||Thursday March 18, 2021|
|Social media:||Click here|
Kent Taylor’s net worth is not revealed yet. The data for his net worth is currently not available. But he was the founder and CEO of the Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse chain which has restaurant 630 restaurants in 49 states in 10 countries.
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