Red Lobster is a food chain that operates more than 600 restaurants in the United States and Canada. With a location in Sarasota, Fla., it is a seafood establishment that serves steaks, lobster, crab, tuna, scallops and shrimp. It also offers a variety of wines, including pinot noir, chardonnay and fume blanc. Founded in 1968, the restaurant offers food items from its fresh fish, beverage, dessert and specialty LightHouse menus for lunch and dinner. Its menu includes seafood-stuffed flounder, grilled salmon, steamed snow crab legs, sirloin steaks, and garlic-grilled jumbo and coconut shrimp. The restaurant also offers a variety of soups and salads, such as lobster bisque, clam chowder, bayou seafood gumbo, and seafood Caesar and apple-walnut chicken salads. Its desserts include chocolate waves, Fudge Overboard, key lime pies, Apple Overboard and vanilla bean cheesecakes.