Golden Corral News

Founded: 1973

Golden Corral is famous for its variety, including USDA steaks cooked to order, rotisserie chicken, awesome pot roast, hot yeast rolls, and desserts like homemade carrot cake and the Chocolate Wonderfall®.

Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, announced it raised more than $2 million this year to help support Camp Corral.
October 9th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, is leveraging its increased brand awareness with an aggressive growth strategy to rapidly expand into new territories across the country.
October 1st, 2019
Golden Corral continues to grow its iconic American brand by constantly looking out for new territories where customers are craving its special recipes of delicious home-cooked meals at an affordable price.
September 20th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, recently ranked #14 in Entrepreneur magazine’s prestigious list of Best Franchises for More Than $500,000.
September 18th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill buffet chain, understands that prime real estate in an area where customers are craving its popular home-cooked favorites is the best ingredient for a successful restaurant.
September 9th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, welcomes Shirley Rogers Reece and Mark Nelson to its Board of Directors. Rogers Reece and Nelson bring to the board nearly 60 years of industry and leadership experience.
July 31st, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, is cooking up a new culinary experience for dinner. Starting on Wednesday, June 26, customers can enjoy the new Slow-Smoked Sirloin and Shrimp Trio.
June 26th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s #1 buffet-grill chain, in partnership with The VIA Agency, announces the launch of a new and different integrated advertising campaign, “The Only One for Everyone.”
April 29th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s #1 buffet-grill chain, is affording customers an opportunity to save time and work preparing an Easter dinner by offering a new Easter Holiday Menu To Go option.
March 25th, 2019
Golden Corral franchisee Hu Odom has been named winner of the 2019 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award by Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine.
March 22nd, 2019
Two Golden Corral executives were honored by the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) for their contributions to the food industry and advancing career opportunities for women in the field.
March 18th, 2019
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.
January 22nd, 2019
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Golden Corral recently received the 2018 President’s Veterans Recognition Award from Coca-Cola as part of an annual veterans celebration.
December 13th, 2018
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, announced restaurant industry veteran Van Ingram has been hired as Vice President of Franchise Development.
November 19th, 2018
Golden Corral, along with the generous support of several Orlando-area businesses, will once again serve free meals to the public on Thanksgiving Day as part of the annual “Helpings from the Heart” program.
November 12th, 2018
On Monday, November 12, Golden Corral restaurants across the country will once again thank more than 300,000 active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage.
November 1st, 2018
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, announced it raised more than $1.8 million to help support Camp Corral.
October 24th, 2018
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, has 52 restaurants in North and South Carolina, including many that are in areas affected by Hurricane Florence.
September 21st, 2018
Golden Corral President and Chief Executive Officer Lance Trenary was recently presented with the Patriot Award by the Board of Trustees of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.
June 19th, 2018
Golden Corral®, America’s #1 buffet-grill, is heating up the summer with more reasons to visit.
June 18th, 2018
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.
January 23rd, 2018
The Wendover location will be the first Golden Corral restaurant to feature the chain’s new building redesign, called Gateway.
December 19th, 2017
Golden Corral, along with the generous support of several Orlando-area businesses, will once again serve free meals to the public on Thanksgiving Day as part of the annual “Helpings from the Heart” program.
November 9th, 2017
Golden Corral announced it raised more than $2 million to help support Camp Corral, a nonprofit corporation that provides free, one-of-a-kind summer camp experiences for children of wounded, injured, ill or fallen service members.
November 2nd, 2017
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On Monday, November 13, Golden Corral will once again thank more than 300,000 active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while also raising donations for DAV.
October 30th, 2017
Golden Corral, the nation’s #1 buffet-grill chain, has added smokers in all restaurants for its new Smokehouse culinary platform to give guests a full selection of items with bold and rich smoked flavors.
September 25th, 2017
The Golden Corral Corporation, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, recently awarded its beverage agreement to The Coca-Cola Company.
September 20th, 2017
Golden Corral, the nation’s #1 buffet-grill chain, announced the introduction of 7-Day Brunch.
May 16th, 2017
Golden Corral, with the generous support of several Orlando-area businesses, will once again serve free meals to the public on Thanksgiving Day for the 24th consecutive year as part of the annual “Helpings from the Heart” program.
November 14th, 2016
On Monday, November 14, for the 16th consecutive year Golden Corral will once again thank more than 330,000 active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage.
October 26th, 2016
Golden Corral, the family dining value leader, believes all families have the right to eat out and this election season they are giving them two great reasons to take a break from the political debates and head to Golden Corral.
August 15th, 2016
Golden Corral®, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, is offering guests a buffet dining experience bursting with bold, spicy flavors on their New “Fired Up Favorites” menu.
April 4th, 2016
Golden Corral®, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, announced plans to transition to sourcing and serving cage-free shell eggs in all of their 484 corporate and franchise-owned restaurants.
February 19th, 2016
Golden Corral®, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, is offering guests a premium experience at an affordable price with its “Premium Weekends” menu.
February 8th, 2016
Golden Corral will once again thank thousands of active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while also raising donations for the DAV (Disabled American Veterans).
October 26th, 2015
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 partnership.
March 9th, 2015
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Golden Corral®, the nation's largest grill-buffet chain, continued its growth in 2014 and is on track to open more new stores than all of its direct competitors combined.
March 2nd, 2015
Golden Corral, the nation's leading grill buffet chain, announces the appointment of Lance Trenary as President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1.
January 1st, 2015
Nov. 17, Golden Corral will thank thousands of active duty and retired United States military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while raising donations for DAV (Disabled American Veterans).
October 29th, 2014

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