Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Voted Favorite Full Service Restaurant

01/19/2015

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Voted Favorite Full Service Restaurant

January 19, 2015

Lebanon, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2015) --- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® (NASDAQ: CBRL) has once again received industry accolades being named a Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Award winner for 2015. Based on an analysis of consumer ratings in five key areas of more than 120 restaurant chains, Cracker Barrel was voted a winner in the full service restaurant category for its pleasant and friendly service.

Chris Ciavarra, senior vice president of marketing for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®, accepts award from Technomic. Cracker Barrel was named a Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Award winner for 2015.

Chris Ciavarra, senior vice president of marketing for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®, accepts award from Technomic. Cracker Barrel was named a Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Award winner for 2015. “Our mission at Cracker Barrel is pleasing people, so this award is a great affirmation that we are delivering against our mission each day,” said Chris Ciavarra, senior vice president of marketing for Cracker Barrel.

“Each of our more than 73,000 employees in 42 states played a key role in helping us receive this consumer recognition, and we thank them for their hard work, service and dedication,” Ciavarra added.
Technomic Inc. asked consumers to rate leading restaurant chains on 60+ different attributes. The attributes capture the consumer experience from every angle, from the quality of the food to the overall brand reputation. The ongoing study records more than 80,000 consumer visits annually. The Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards were presented at the Consumer Insights Planning Program Conference on January 14, 2015, in Newport Beach, Calif.

About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. 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. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL) was established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tennessee and operates 634 company-owned locations in 42 states. For more information, visit crackerbarrel.com.

About Technomic
Only Technomic delivers a 360° view of the food industry. They drive growth and profitability for clients by providing the most reliable, consumer-grounded, channel-relevant data with forward-looking strategic insights. Services range from major research studies and management consulting solutions to online databases and simple fact-finding assignments. Clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants and retailers, other foodservice organizations, and various institutions aligned with the food industry. Visit technomic.com.

Media contact:
Teresa N. Miller, 615-443-9589
Teresa.Miller@CrackerBarrel.com