Cracker Barrel was ordered to pay $9.4 million to a man who was served toxic chemicals, but it is unlikely he will receive the full amount under Tennessee law
William Cronnon alleged that he suffered "severe permanent injuries" after being served Eco-San, a solution used to clean kitchens, at Cracker Barrel.news.yahoo.com
Asian TikToker's video asking why he was the only Cracker Barrel diner given 'fine china' goes viral
User @therealricemoney described a recent dining experience at a Cracker Barrel outlet in which his food was served on a ceramic plate. The seven-second video, which has so far been viewed over 400,000 times, showed the user displaying the empty plate. “Cracker Barrel why did you guys bring the only Asian guy in the restaurant a fine China plate,” read the text overlay in the short clip.news.yahoo.com
Punch Bowl Social files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after pandemic devastates its business
Punch Bowl Social filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday after the coronavirus pandemic devastated its business. The crisis evaporated its customer base, and Cracker Barrel opted to shore up its own liquidity in March instead of helping Punch Bowl stay afloat. CEO Robert Thompson, who founded Punch Bowl in 2012, exited the company in the midst of the pandemic. Punch Bowl has liabilities of between $10 million to $50 million, according to bankruptcy filings. The company is the latest in a flood of restaurants and retailers who have sought bankruptcy protection during the pandemic, including Chuck E. Cheese's parent company, Ruby Tuesday and J.cnbc.com
Police chief: Sex offender beat up by dads at Cracker Barrel after bathroom incident involving teen
A convicted sex offender was beaten and detained by a group fathers in the parking lot of a Cracker Barrel in South Carolina after an alleged incident Sunday in the restaurant’s bathroom, WSPA 7 News reported. The Duncan Police Department confirmed the man involved in Sunday’s incident is 53-year-old Douglas Lane of Charlotte, North Carolina. Upon his exit, the father confronted Lane at the entrance to the bathroom area of the restaurant. The local police chief told WSPA 7 News that other fathers who knew what had happened tackled Lane in the parking lot and restrained him until the police arrived, WSPA 7 News reports. In addition to voyeurism, Lane is reportedly charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis
Kraft Heinz said Tuesday that it is selling its natural cheese business — including its Cracker Barrel and Breakstone’s brands — to French dairy company Lactalis Group as part of a larger restructuring. Kraft Heinz, however, will keep its Philadelphia cream cheese brand, Kraft singles and the Velveeta and Cheez Whiz brands. Kraft Heinz — formed in a 2015 merger — has been struggling as consumers increasingly seek fresh, minimally processed foods. Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel Patricio said the sale of the natural cheese brands is an example of that portfolio management. Lactalis Group — whose brands include President specialty cheese and Stonyfield Organic yogurt — said the Kraft Heinz brands are a good strategic fit.
Trump is President So I Can Say Happy Halloween Now
He personally takes credit for making it so people were allowed to say Merry Christmas again despite the fact that literally no one said they couldnt before. People are so pleased they can say Merry Christmas now, as if there was some dark age where it was forbidden. Even noted atheist author Christopher Hitchens tells people Merry Christmas. I went to Typhoon Texas with the kid two Sundays ago. Okay, if thats how its going to be, why not Happy Halloween right now? Tell people Happy Halloween.houstonpress.com
Ohio boy turns found fortune into act of kindness
Ohio boy turns found fortune into act of kindness When Myles Eckert found $20 in a Cracker Barrel parking lot, he thought about what he might buy with this newfound fortune, but he changed his mind when he laid eyes on the man in uniform. Steve Hartman reports on what happened next.cbsnews.com