Krystal Celebrates Summer by Offering $1 Chili Cheese Pups

Summer Deal Features Single Pups® for $1 and Combo Meal for $3.99 for a Limited Time Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the Southeast’s original quick-service restaurant chain, is excited to serve customers new limited-time offers for the summer. Starting July 13,…
Krystal Now Hiring at All Locations

Apply Online for a Variety of Restaurant Management and Team Member Positions Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the South’s original quick-service restaurant chain, is now hiring at all locations throughout the Southeast. While the restaurant industry has been devastated by COVID-19,…
Krystal Begins Testing the Impossible Krystal

Guests in Atlanta and Columbus to Enjoy Plant-Based Version of the Signature Krystal Burger Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the Southeastern fast food chain known for its consistent, affordable and downright delicious meals, is teaming up with Impossible Foods to offer…
Krystal Now Featuring New Hangover Krystal

New Sandwich Featuring Cheese, Bacon and a Fresh-Cracked Fried Egg Available Now Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal guests are no strangers to the use of fresh-cracked eggs in the fast food chain’s beloved 3-Egg Plate Breakfast. And now they’ll also enjoy…
Krystal Announces New Ownership

The Original Quick-Service Restaurant Chain Reveals New Equity Partners Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal Restaurants LLC is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC (”Fortress”) and its operating partner, Golden…
Krystal Steps Up to Feed Frontline Workers

Locations throughout the Southeast provide meals to health care employees, first responders and more Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal is committed to giving back to the communities it serves. Over the past few weeks, numerous locations in the Southeast have been…
Krystal Reopens in Scottsboro, Alabama

Redesigned location is open for drive-through and delivery starting April 23, 2020 Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company announces the reopening of the Krystal restaurant located at 24787 John T. Reid Parkway, Scottsboro, Alabama, after a complete “scrape and rebuild”…
Sandelman’s Awards of Excellence Recognize Top Restaurants of 2019

San Clemente, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  For the third straight year, Chick-fil-A and In-N-Out hold the top two spots on Sandelman’s prestigious Awards of Excellence. The awards recognize the restaurants with the highest overall ratings and individual attribute ratings across all media…
Krystal to Sell 100-150 Company-Owned Restaurants to Franchisees

Refranchising initiative next step in transformation of legacy brand  Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company plans to refranchise approximately 100-150 company-owned restaurants to well-capitalized multi-unit operators as part of its ongoing business and fleet revitalization. To that end, Krystal has…
Krystal Wins ATD Best Award for Success Through Talent Development

Global organization recognizes Krystal for enterprise-wide human resources initiative Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company has received international recognition for its best-in-class practices from the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the professional membership organization supporting those who advance the knowledge…
Krystal spices up menu with Nashville Hot Chik LTO

Trending Southern flavor adds zest to beloved fast-food restaurant’s fan favorite Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company is rolling out its Nashville Hot Chik systemwide on Monday, Sept. 30 as a stand-alone menu item and as part of Krystal’s Pick…
Krystal Welcomes New Franchisee and Expands Arkansas Footprint

Slider Joint, LLC to open new Krystal restaurant in Jonesboro Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company is partnering with veteran franchisees Anand “Andy” Patel and Kalpesh “Junior” Das of Slider Joint, LLC to bring Krystal back to Jonesboro, Arkansas. Adding…
Casual Dining Intrudes on the Quick Service Value Game

San Clemente, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Price is just one component of perceived value. The value equation is complicated, and restaurant operators have several different variables to maneuver as they try to maximize value. The lowest priced offers, which are usually from…
Krystal launches All-You-Can-Eat Krystals and Fries for $5.99

Southeastern burger icon launches industry first to make Krystal cravings even more affordable Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company launched an incredible dine-in deal over Father’s Day weekend – the first of its kind in the hamburger QSR industry. The…
Sandelman’s Awards of Excellence recognize top chains of 2018

San Clemente, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  A variety of long-time favorites and new winners are included in Sandelman’s highly coveted Awards of Excellence this year. Chick-fil-A and In-N-Out enjoy the top spots for the second straight year with the highest overall excellent…
The Krystal Company Welcomes Paul Macaluso as New CEO

Restaurant Veteran Brings Contemporary Vision to Iconic Brand Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal® Company, the beloved restaurant brand founded in 1932, announced today that it will welcome Paul M. Macaluso as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Macaluso is…
Fast-Food Excellence Comes in Many Flavors

San Clemente, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  A variety of long time favorites and new winners are included in Sandelman’s highly coveted Awards of Excellence this year.  Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out Burger, and Raising Cane’s are all repeat winners taking the top 3 places with…
Krystal to Begin 2018 with New Chief Financial Officer

Iconic Brand Adds High-Level Strategic Planning and Corporate Finance Expertise with New Hire Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  With the new year rapidly approaching, The Krystal Company® announced today the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer – Berry L. Epley –…
School Grant Applications from The Krystal Foundation Re-Open November 1st

Educational Enrichment Funding Request Window to be Last of 2017 Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  On the heels of awarding its first two sets of Squaring is Caring educational grants, The Krystal® Foundation has announced the opening of its final grant application…
Breakfast at Krystal Just Got Loaded and Even More Exciting

Loaded Hashbrown Scrambler Breakfast Bowl back by popular demand Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the brand known for its signature square hamburgers and traditional Southern-style breakfast for 85 years, knows how to bring comfort to a whole new level. With Autumn’s…
$1 Million 85th Birthday Blowout Going On Now at Krystal Restaurants

Sweepstakes Grand Prize Still Up for Grabs – More Entry Codes on Special Drink Cups Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  A few weeks after Krystal Restaurants launched its 85th Birthday Sweepstakes celebration featuring a possible grand prize of $1 million, guests have…
Krystal Shares 85 Years’ Worth of Insight at 2017 Brand Marketing Summit

Unique, Innovative Brand Experiences Featured in “Breaking Through the Noise” Panel Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  At Incite Group’s annual Brand Marketing Summit held yesterday in New York City, a panel of diverse voices came together to discuss the latest marketing challenges…
The Krystal Foundation Awards Grants to Schools, Teachers and Organizations

10 Schools Throughout the Southeast to Share Nearly $24,000 in Enrichment Funding Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  As a follow up to 2016’s inaugural year of The Krystal® Company’s Squaring is Caring campaign, an innovative fundraising initiative benefitting educational enrichment programs, The…
Krystal Announces New Coffee Platform to Order “How You Like It”

Enjoy Hot, Iced, or Frozen Coffee at Krystal Restaurants Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company, the brand known for its hot steamy burgers, also knows consumers want choices when it comes to when and how they savor their coffee. Now,…
Two New Takes on Pumpkin Spice Now at Krystal Restaurants

Frosty Pumpkin Spice Milkshakes & Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa available this Fall Only Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  With the coming of Fall comes the return of Pumpkin Spice flavors. This year, however, Krystal Restaurants are taking Pumpkin Spice to not one,…
Krystal Plans GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title Attempt for Largest frozen beverage

Krystal partners with Kool-Aid® Brand to Create the Biggest Green-Apple Slushie® Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  For nearly 85 years, The Krystal Company has served fresh, delicious food at the right price. From their little square hamburgers to made-to-order breakfast, Krystal means…
Krystal Foundation Opens School Grant Window for 2017-2018 Year

Innovative Funding Campaign Accepting New Grant Applications from Schools in the Southeast Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  As the new school year kicks off across the country, so too does the drive to expand availability of resources to schools in need. Once…
Krystal Announces Transition to 24/7 Hours of Operation

125 Restaurants Across the Southeast Roll Out Round-the-Clock Hours Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Grabbing a late night Krystal hamburger just got a whole lot easier.  The Krystal® Company has announced that 75 of their restaurants have transitioned to a 24/7 operating…