Store employs approximately 215; Kimberly Gardner named general manager
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® will open a new location on Monday, Aug. 8, at 6 a.m. in Mayfield, Kentucky. The 10,000 square-foot store located at 33 Brien Drive will be open 364 days a year, Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
With this location, Cracker Barrel brings approximately 215 full and part-time jobs to the area and now operates 36 stores in the state and 640 nationwide.
Kimberly Gardner has been named general manager. Gardner has been a part of the Cracker Barrel family for over 16 years and was most recently the general manager of the Murray, Kentucky Cracker Barrel.
“The Mayfield community has welcomed us with open arms, and we could not be more thankful for their support,” Gardner said. “We are excited to bring them the experience of great food and friendly service each and every day.”
A “Bring Cracker Barrel to Mayfield” Facebook group, which gained nearly 10,000 members in 48 hours, showed the community’s support for Cracker Barrel before the company broke ground on the new location in late January.
At Cracker Barrel, breakfast is available all day with lunch and dinner options beginning at 11 a.m. Cracker Barrel serves authentic, high-quality, homestyle meals prepared from scratch like homemade chicken n’ dumplins and also offers a full Wholesome Fixin’s menu of classic country meals with a lighter twist – full of flavor and under 600 calories.
Each Cracker Barrel location is uniquely decorated with real American artifacts, memorabilia and signage curated by a team of experts. The walls of Cracker Barrel stores reflect the nation’s rich history and by tailoring elements to the local community, offer a homespun appeal for local residents. In Mayfield, guests will see localized pieces that pay homage to music as well as the textile and tobacco industries.
Along with dining in a place that invokes the senses and invites memories, Cracker Barrel guests enjoy shopping in the old country store for toys, games, food items, apparel, accessories and other unique items. Cracker Barrel collects inspiration from all parts of life and shares that with guests through well-curated collections designed around compelling themes. Gift wrapping is complimentary and purchases can be shipped directly from the store.
Cracker Barrel is known for providing a friendly, home-away-from-home atmosphere in its 640 restaurants and old country stores located in 43 states.
To keep up with the latest news on the Mayfield store, visit the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Mayfield, Kentucky Facebook page at www.facebook.com/crackerbarrel.Mayfield.
About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL) provides a friendly home-away-from-home in its old country stores and restaurants. Guests are cared for like family while relaxing and enjoying real home-style food and shopping that’s surprisingly unique, genuinely fun and reminiscent of America’s country heritage…all at a fair price. Established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn., Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. and its affiliates operate 640 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® company-owned locations in 43 states and own the fast casual restaurants Holler & Dash™. Nation’s Restaurant News’ 2016 Consumer Picks survey named Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® the Best Family-Dining Restaurant in America. For more information about the company, visit crackerbarrel.com.