Five Marketplace Closings
they think somehow they're going to get 200 people a day at $10 a head?" He seemed to think that might be a reasonable business plan, even with the cost of running a buffet, where you have to cook a lot of food whether anyone shows up or not.
"But if that doesn't work, then what do you do? You lower your prices. But if you lower them to $7 a head, then you need to get 300 people a day in there. And where are all those people going to come from? Did they think they were going to steal 300 people a day from Asia City?"
When Selina Chen, whose family owns the North Carolina-based chain, opened the restaurant, she said there were fifty to eighty of them, and more to come. The Dunn, North Carolina, store is still open. They provided a number for Selina Chen, but that number now seems to belong to someone else.