COLUMBUS Ohio Bob Evans Farms Inc., operator of 590 Bob Evans restaurants and 109 Mimi's Cafe dinnerhouses, said third-quarter net income jumped 33.8 percent from a year earlier on a 5.1-percent revenue gain to $419.9 million.
Net income for the quarter ended Jan. 26 totaled $18.7 million, or 51 cents per share, versus $14 million, or 39 cents per share, earned in the year-ago quarter. At Bob Evans Restaurants, same-store sales for the quarter increased 2.1 percent, the company reported. At Mimi's Cafe, same-store sales rose 2.6 percent.
Bob Evans also operates a food products distribution segment that contributed $72.8 million to revenues in the third quarter.