Golden Corral Franchisee Opens New Virginia Location

From: MMI Associates, Inc.
Published: Sat Apr 04 2009


Billy Sewell, president and CEO of Platinum Corral, a multi-unit franchise operator of Golden Corral Grill/Buffet Restaurants, has announced the opening of a new Golden Corral Buffet and Grill located at 195 Holt Garrison Parkway in Danville, Va. The restaurant, which adjoins the Coleman Market Place, is scheduled to open the third week in April.

The new restaurant will offer traditional Golden Corral stations and buffets including the bakery, salad bar and meats, as well as new features such as a full-service bread station with six new types of bread, a self-service beverage station where guests can choose bottle or fountain beverages upon entry, and action-themed cooking where foods are prepared in view of the guest.

Sewell started Platinum Corral in 1996 with the purchase of two Golden Corral restaurants. He now owns and operates 24 restaurants in six Southeast states.

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News Facts:
• Billy Sewell, president and CEO of Platinum Corral, a multi-unit franchise operator of Golden Corral Grill/Buffet Restaurants, has announced the opening of a new Golden Corral Buffet and Grill located at 195 Holt Garrison Parkway in Danville, Va.
• The restaurant, which adjoins the Coleman Market Place, is scheduled to open the third week in April.
• The new restaurant will offer traditional Golden Corral stations and buffets including the bakery, salad bar and meats, as well as new features such as a full-service bread station with six new types of bread, a self-service beverage station where guests can choose bottle or fountain beverages upon entry, and action-themed cooking where foods are prepared in view of the guest.
• Sewell started Platinum Corral in 1996 with the purchase of two Golden Corral restaurants.
• He now owns and operates 24 restaurants in six Southeast states.

Quotes:
“I am excited to expand the Platinum Corral presence into Danville,” said Sewell. “With the opening of our first Virginia franchise, we hope to continue to spread the Golden Corral name throughout the Southeast.”

About Platinum Corral:
Established in 1996 by owner Billy Sewell, Platinum Corral, based in Jacksonville, owns and manages 24 Golden Corral franchises throughout North and South Carolina, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Ohio, with locations including Asheboro, Concord, Hickory, Wilmington, Burlington, Jacksonville, Reidsville, Eden, Lexington, Wake Forest and three locations in the Triangle. The company has been recognized as one of the Triangle’s top 50 privately held companies and institutions in the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists. Sewell’s family has been involved with Golden Corral since his father became a founding investor when the business first began. A graduate of Campbell University, Sewell worked as a manager trainee and rose through the management ranks. By 1996, he owned two Golden Corral restaurants, one in Burlington, N.C. and the other in Hickory, N.C. Golden Corral restaurants, located nationwide, feature steaks, buffet, and bakery at every location, each offering the highest quality food at reasonable prices in a clean, friendly atmosphere, thereby fulfilling their mission to “make pleasurable dining affordable.”

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Platinum Corral, Billy Sewell, Golden Corral, Virginia dining, franchise, Restaurateur of the Year, hospitality industry, Virginia restaurants, Danville, Va.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600
patty@mmimarketing.com
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

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