Così makes play for Taylor Gourmet brand

The founder of Taylor Gourmet, the Philly-style hoagie chain that shuttered nearly all of its locations abruptly in September, is trying to buy the restaurant’s trademark and email list as part of its bankruptcy proceeding. 

Taylor founder Casey Patten has some deep-pocketed competition for the intellectual property, however. Massive sandwich chain Così is also bidding to buy the marks and client list, according to filings in the bankruptcy case. 

The case docket shows that Taylor Gourmet…