Golden Corral Buffet & Grill
We are the first-choice franchise brand for savvy restaurant operators looking to expand their local dining market share or successful franchisees seeking to diversify their portfolio with a proven high-revenue restaurant brand. The longevity and strength of the Golden Corral brand can be attributed to strict adherence to the restaurant’s founding mission: “Making Pleasurable Dining Affordable.”®
With national brand recognition, best-in-class food offerings, and value pricing, there is still plenty of growth potential. Franchise opportunities are available nationwide.
Golden Corral can help you take advantage of long-standing relationships with more than 40 of the nation’s leading lenders who provide financing options directly to qualified franchisees.
Golden Corral’s directors, management team, and franchisees have set a course of development that will allow Golden Corral to continue to be the leader in the family restaurant segment in communities throughout the United States.
Design Criteria & Demographics
Our recently redesigned restaurant has a progressive new look and is available in two different building design options, the GC-11S and the GC-11M, to maximize land efficiency and to match market potential. We typically pursue free-standing sites, but we can also consider in-line and end-cap development. Key demographics include traffic counts, daytime population, and residential population. Suitable parking is required.
#1 in category in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2019 Annual Franchise 500 ranking
#1 in category in Entrepreneur magazines’ 2019 Top Food Franchises
#4 out of Top 100 U.S. restaurant chains on Good Food Institute’s annual scorecard featured in Forbes magazine (based on plant-based entrees)
Top 10 ranking for value by Nation’s Restaurant News’ most recent consumer picks
#16 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2019 ranking of all restaurant franchise opportunities
#34 overall in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2019 ranking of all franchise opportunities