Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain that features a large buffet and grill offering numerous hot and cold items, a carving station and their Brass Bell Bakery. It is a privately held company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, with locations in 40 states.
The restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, is famous for its three-year "Frying Pan Man" advertising campaign in which a person is hit on the head with a frying pan resulting in a craving to go to the restaurant.
Golden Corral restaurants offer a wide spread of items to choose from for breakfast, lunch and dinner. During breakfast service, items include omelets made-to-order, scrambled eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy, chocolate chip pancakes, and French toast. Breakfast service is generally exclusively served on weekend mornings from open until 11:00AM. Lunch and dinner service offers full salad bar, soups, hot entrees, and a wide variety of sides, breads, and desserts.
If you ever have trouble locating a Golden Corral restaurant in the future, then you can always log onto their website and use the store locator option. This works by you entering your address, ZIP code or the city where you are and the store locator will give you a list of the nearest Golden Corral restaurants to you. If you find the closest one is quite far away, then you can use one of the many direction services that are available online to help you plan your route there and back. This service will also give you the contact details of the restaurants so that you can call ahead to make reservations.