Golden Corral

By jlafuze
  • Idea Carved

    Idea Carved
    James Maynard and William F. Carl think up Golden Coral after failing at many different attempts of opening up a franchise.
  • Grand Opening

    Grand Opening
    First Golden Corral opened in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Not three months later the second was opened!
  • More and More

    More and More
    Golden Corral surpasses over 500 resturants nationwide.
    Due to poor training, there was a scare of the consumption of red meat at Golden Corral leading to a drop in sales.
  • Metro Market

    Metro Market
    The first "Metro Market" is opened. These resturants where bigger and where almost double the size of the older Golden Corrals. Also added to the "Metro Maket" was a new Brass Bell Bakery. A brass bell would ring every 15 minues annoucing that new rolls, breads and pasties were hot out of the oven and ready to be eaten.
  • $

    Golden Corral exceeds 1 billion dollars in sales.
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    Golden Corral gives more than 2.5 million dollars in free meals to active and retired military personal, in support of Veteran's Day.
  • Salmonella

    In Kennesaw Georgia 23 people are infected with Salmonella. It is linked to Golden Corral. Health inspectors find Salmonella in the floor drain and beileve it to be from when the equipment was washed.
  • Veterans Picture

    Veterans Picture
  • Today

    Today Golden Corral has over 480 locations in the United States. Groos sales are over 1.53 billion.
    The headquaters are located in Raleigh, North Carolina.