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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces 11th Annual James H. Maynard Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and Golden Corral recently presented the James H. Maynard Excellence in Education Award to Penny Reynolds of Carson High School (Nev.) and Cecilia Stec of Kentlake High School (Wash.). The $5,000 cash prize is awarded annually by Golden Corral to two ProStart educators […]

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Nation’s Biggest Charity Thanksgiving Dinner Gets Bigger

Orlando’s Helpings From The Heart to Feed 15,000 People in Need This Year 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 of turkey, 3,000 pounds of ham, 800 gallons of gravy, plus all the […]

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Golden Corral Restaurants Salute Americas Heroes with 13th Annual Free Dinner on Military Appreciation Monday

On November 11, 2013, Golden Corral will thank active-duty and retired United States Military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while raising donations for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) as part of Military Appreciation Monday.  A tradition that started twelve years ago to celebrate our […]

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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 7,000 consumers by Market Force Information, despite the recovery, fewer […]

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Golden Corral Ranks #1 in the Buffet Restaurant Category in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2013 Franchise 500

Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, ranked #1 in the Buffet Restaurant Category, in Entrepreneur Magazine’s prestigious 2013 Franchise 500 rankings. This is the third consecutive year Golden Corral earned the top spot. Golden Corral was established in 1973 and with forty years of proven success, continued its growth […]

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Kids Eat Free At Golden Corral Thanks To JJ Yeley’s Top 10 Finish At Daytona 500

Driver JJ Yeley delivers a Top 10 finish in the Golden Corral No. 36 Chevrolet at today’s Daytona 500.  That means it’s a “JJ’s Monday” today, February 25, at Golden Corral restaurants across the country. Each time the No. 36 Golden Corral Chevrolet finishes in the top 10 this season, […]

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Win at Golden Corral if J.J. Yeley Finishes in Top 10 at Daytona 500

Golden Corral is back on board with Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) as the primary sponsor on the No.36 Chevrolet at four superspeedway races in 2013 including Sunday’s Daytona 500.  The Golden Corral No. 36 Chevrolet is driven by J.J. Yeley and prominently features the popular “Top 10 Kids Eat Free” […]

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Golden Corral Franchisee Expects to Serve Over 25,000 Meals at 20th Annual ‘Helpings from the Heart’ Thanksgiving Feast

By Bruce Larson Danielle Holm finds herself looking back to her early childhood when someone asks about her Thanksgiving Day plans. “My dinner has been this feast since I was in 6th grade,” she remembers. Danielle is the daughter of Eric Holm, franchisee of 30 Golden Corral restaurants in Orlando, […]

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Frisch’s Announces Closing of the Sale of Its Golden Corral Business

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 to Golden Corral Corporation.  The purchase price for the sale is $49.8 million, before […]

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Golden Corral Launches Camp Corral Nationally

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 send 1,800 children from military families to a week-long camp free of charge (parents are only responsible for transportation to and from camp). Camp […]

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Golden Corral adding 29 outlets

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, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania from Frisch’s Restaurants, a […]

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Frisch’s Announces Golden Corral Franchising’s Exercise of Its Right of First Refusal to Purchase Golden Corral Units

Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE Amex: FRS) today announced that Golden Corral Franchising Systems, Inc. has exercised its right of first refusal to purchase substantially all of Frisch’s Golden Corral operations and real estate, consisting of restaurants in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, upon the same terms of the […]

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Why Golden Corral didn’t work for Frisch’s

Monday’s announcement that Frisch’s Restaurants Inc. will sell off 29 remaining Golden Corral buffet eateries marks the end of a painful chapter where the landmark local chain attempted to branch out into a new concept. Frisch’s opened its first Golden Corral in 1999 hoping to grow overall sales. But after […]

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Frisch’s Announces Agreement to Sell Its Golden Corral Business Segment

Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE Amex: FRS) today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with NRD Holdings, LLC (NRD) for the sale of substantially all of its Golden Corral operations and real estate consisting of  restaurants in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.  Terms of the […]

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