Store creates approximately 175 jobs; John Link named general manager
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is proud to announce its newest location at 1080 West Renaissance Parkway in Rialto, California.
Starting today, Mon., May 13, Cracker Barrel opens its doors to families in Rialto, who will experience a restaurant that combines dining and shopping as a seamless experience in a relaxing, comfortable environment. Cracker Barrel will share its popular homestyle Southern cooking and range of quality retail offerings with Rialto families and travelers.
This store marks Cracker Barrel’s 660th location across 45 states and 4th in California. The nearly 10,000 square-foot restaurant and retail store brings approximately 175 new full and part-time jobs to the area.
John Link, who began his career at Cracker Barrel over 13 years ago, has been named general manager.
“We’ve seen such a tremendous response from the community since first announcing that Cracker Barrel was coming to town,” said General Manager John Link. “We’re excited to bring homestyle Southern cooking to Rialto.”
At Cracker Barrel, breakfast is available all day with lunch and dinner options beginning at 11 a.m. Cracker Barrel serves homestyle meals prepared from scratch like homemade chicken n’ dumplins. Each Cracker Barrel location is decorated with authentic artifacts, memorabilia and signage collected by a team of Americana experts. In Rialto, Cracker Barrel’s new store celebrates the history and culture of the local area through decorative walls that pay homage to the area’s proximity to the motion picture industry, stop along the Southern Pacific Railway, California’s history of gold mining, and more.
The Rialto store will be open Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. PST, and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. PST.
To keep up with the latest news on the Rialto store, visit the Cracker Barrel Rialto Facebook page at facebook.com/crackerbarrel.rialto.
About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) shares warm welcomes and friendly service while offering guests quality homestyle food and unique shopping – all at a fair price. By creating a world filled with hospitality and charm through an experience that combines dining and shopping, guests are cared for like family. Established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn., Cracker Barrel and its affiliates operate 660 company-owned Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations in 45 states and own the fast-casual Holler and Dash® restaurants. For more information about the company, visit crackerbarrel.com.