Sale of Mimi’s Café may be difficult for Bob Evans

Sale of Mimi’s Café may be difficult for Bob Evans

Restaurant industry observers say a number of conditions could hinder the possible sale of the struggling concept

The sale of Mimi’s Café could be a challenge for Bob Evans Farms Inc. due to a number of conditions, including the chain's financial struggles and uncertainty surrounding the federal health care mandate, according to industry observers.

The 145-unit Mimi’s is also in bad need of a turnaround, which would likely scare off any public companies as strategic buyers, observers said. However, the Mimi’s concept still has potential for the right buyer

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