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®.

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August 3rd, 2022
Golden Corral announced a new franchise incentive program for candidates and existing franchisees who open a Golden Corral restaurant within 24 months of signing a franchise area development agreement.
July 19th, 2022
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest all-you-can-eat buffet chain, announced today a strategic franchising initiative that will accelerate its expansion plans, both nationally and internationally.
May 24th, 2022
Golden Corral is proud to announce that the company’s President and CEO Lance Trenary has been named chair of the National Restaurant Association Board of Directors.
February 16th, 2022
For the past 21 years, Golden Corral has supported the U.S. military members who serve our country through its annual Military Appreciation Night.
November 15th, 2021
The Del City community can once again enjoy Golden Corral's home-style favorites after the buffet and grill reopened its dine-in seating on Monday, Aug. 2!
August 10th, 2021
The Pensacola community can once again enjoy Golden Corral's home-style favorites when the buffet and grill reopens its doors on Thursday, June 17!
June 18th, 2021
The Cicero community has a new go-to destination to enjoy delicious unmatched variety now that Golden Corral is open near Hawthorne Racecourse!
May 25th, 2021
The Santa Maria community can now enjoy Golden Corral's endless dining choices because the buffet and grill made its debut today!
April 13th, 2021
Golden Corral is inviting families across the nation to create special moments with one another over a home-style, quality holiday dinner this Easter Sunday.
March 31st, 2021
The Effingham community can now get a taste of unmatched variety at Golden Corral!
March 18th, 2021
For 20 years, Golden Corral has been committed to honoring the men and women who protect and serve our country.
November 2nd, 2020
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Golden Corral started serving its endless dining choices in Latin America for the first time when the iconic restaurant opened its doors in Canóvanas, Puerto Rico on Monday, Oct. 26!
October 30th, 2020
Golden Corral Corporation announced that it was forced to suspend operations for 35 company-operated restaurants as a result of COVID-19.
March 25th, 2020
Golden Corral Corporation said that it began implementing additional measures at its restaurants in January to address coronavirus and is following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control
March 16th, 2020
Golden Corral's endless dining choices is now available to everyone in the Janesville community when it opened its doors at 3111 Wellington Place on Monday, Feb. 17!
February 18th, 2020
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, is proud to announce the company recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500, one of the world’s most admired business rankings.
February 6th, 2020
Golden Corral has been “The Only One for Everyone” for nearly 50 years, and has evolved into a signature, endless buffet that features a diverse array of delicious food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
February 6th, 2020
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, experienced a very successful year in 2019, marked by new franchise units and industry recognition.
February 4th, 2020
Golden Corral, the nation’s largest grill-buffet chain, recently announced an industry-leading incentive for franchisees to remodel their current restaurants to the Golden Corral brand’s new Gateway design package.
November 25th, 2019
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 Military Appreciation Night.
November 19th, 2019
For the 27th consecutive year, 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, 2019
For the 19th consecutive year, Golden Corral is excited to serve a complimentary “thank you” meal to all active duty military personnel, retirees, National Guard, reserves and veterans of all branches of service on Military Appreciation...
November 1st, 2019
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
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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
Golden Corral recently received the 2018 President’s Veterans Recognition Award from Coca-Cola as part of an annual veterans celebration.
December 13th, 2018
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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
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
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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

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