Golden Corral Raised More Than $1 Million for Disabled American Veterans

America’s #1 buffet and grill donates proceeds from annual system-wide fundraiser to DAV Raleigh, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Golden Corral continued its 19-year tradition last week by serving a complimentary “thank you” meal to active duty and retired U.S. military personnel on…
Breakfastarians Are Feeding US Restaurant Growth

Call it the rise of the “Breakfastarians” – the dining tribe that craves breakfast food morning, noon and night. Sales of morning standards such as coffee, pancakes and doughnuts are feeding U.S. restaurant traffic growth, outpacing lunch and dinner items.…
Golden Corral Senior VP Bob McDevitt Speaks at Tampa Franchise Expo

Executive Offers Advice on Working with Franchisors Raleigh, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bob McDevitt, Senior Vice President of Franchise Development for Golden Corral, recently discussed ways in which small business owners can maximize their relationship and leverage the value of their franchise…
Restaurant People Report 3/09/15

East Coast Wings & Grill recently named Stacey Kane as Vice President of Marketing. With more than 20 years of experience working with and building multi-unit restaurant chains, some of Kane’s previous positions in the industry include Global Director of…
Grill Buffet Chain Golden Corral Names Lance Trenary as New President and CEO

Trenary becomes company’s third leader since 1973 Raleigh, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Golden Corral, the nation’s leading grill buffet chain, announces the appointment of Lance Trenary as President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1.  Trenary, who started in his family’s restaurant…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 09/09/14

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Dallas, TX-based DAVE & BUSTER’S (founded 1982) has increased by 9 units, from…
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s Summer Institutes Give ProStart Educators Cutting-Edge Culinary Techniques to Take Back to the Classroom

The Darden Foundation Sponsors 28 Educator Scholarships Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  While school was out this summer, ProStart educators honed their culinary skills at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) 2014 Summer Institutes, a series of weeklong professional development workshops…
Nation’s Biggest Charity Thanksgiving Dinner Gets Bigger

Orlando’s Helpings From The Heart to Feed 15,000 People in Need This Year Orlando, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Making the annual Thanksgiving meal is a big task. But imagine if the meal had to serve 15,000 people, and consisted of 4,000 pounds…
Fewer Consumers Trying New Casual-Dining Restaurants

In an intensely competitive industry, Pizza Hut, Golden Corral and Joe’s Crab Shack pull in the most new diners With the economy rebounding, are restaurants driving more new foot traffic and acquiring new customers? According to a new study of…

Golden Corral Continues the Top 10 Kids Eat Free Promotion During 2013 NASCAR Season Raleigh, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Golden Corral is back on board with Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) as the primary sponsor on the No.36 Chevrolet at four superspeedway races…

What does the typical frequent quick-service restaurant (QSR) consumer look like? Recent research finds that he is Caucasian, between 25 and 34 years old, accompanied by his spouse or significant other, and likely dining in the restaurant. So finds a…

Cincinnati, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE MKT: FRS) today announced the closing of the previously announced sale of all of its Golden Corral operations and real estate consisting of 29 restaurants in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania…

2012 Summer Camp for children of wounded or disabled Military families Raleigh, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Golden Corral proudly announces the expansion of their summer camp for children of wounded or disabled military families.  In the summer of 2012, Golden Corral will…

Golden Corral is buying 29 restaurants in five states from a franchisee that had planned to sell them to an Atlanta restaurant company. The Raleigh-based restaurant chain is exercising its right of first refusal to buy the outlets in Ohio,…