Bailey Seafood

27 02, 2021

Bailey Seafood: Going Coast-to-Coast

2021-03-01T15:43:00-05:00February 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

When Michael Kontras chose to franchise Bailey Seafood in 2019, his goal was to extend the reach of the family-owned-and-operated business, offering his “choose your own fish and watch it being cooked” model to areas well beyond his Buffalo, New York, headquarters. By Jessica Jones


30 01, 2021

Bailey Seafood: Evolving for Success

2021-01-30T14:57:51-05:00January 30th, 2021|Tags: , , |

George Kontras was always passionate about seafood. A native of Greece, he loved cooking and eating fresh cuts of fish, creating recipes inspired by the predominantly pescatarian diet of his culture. So when he relocated to Buffalo, New York in the early 1980s, he decided to open a fish market so residents could purchase fresh seafood without having to travel far. Bailey Seafood was born. By Jessica Jones


30 11, 2020

Bailey Seafood: Bringing Fresh, Hand-Breaded Seafood to the East Coast

2020-11-30T21:07:12-05:00November 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Launched in Buffalo, New York in 1985 with only one employee, Bailey Seafood, born from George Kontras’ love of fish, quickly anchored itself as the area’s go-to spot for a fast and fresh dinner. Obsessing over quality and one-of-a-kind menu items not found anywhere else, the family owned business quickly grew, serving its famous Belly Busters and Haddock Super Sandwich to lines of hungry customers. By Jessica Jones


30 09, 2020

Bailey Seafood Shares its Recipe for Decades of Success

2020-09-30T22:16:30-04:00September 30th, 2020|Tags: , , |

The upstate New York city of Buffalo is not only famous for its wings but is also known for its fish-fry favorites. Bailey Seafood has served up all varieties of fresh, fried, steamed, baked, and sautéed seafood for over 35 years. We asked Michael Kontras, president of Bailey Seafood, about the secret behind the business success that has drawn loyal customers for nearly four decades. By Rochelle Miller