A&W Restaurants, Inc. Statement.
A&W Restaurants, Inc., franchiser of nearly 1,000 units in 46 United States and 16 foreign countries, is NOT affiliated with A&W of Canada nor is it part of a recently announced lawsuit by TV actor Drew Carey against the Canadian company.
A&W of Canada was acquired in 1956 by Lever Brothers, Ltd., and continues to operate restaurants in Canada totally independent from A&W Restaurants, Inc.
A&W Restaurants, Inc. is headquarted here, in suburban Detroit, and A&W of Canada is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.