Waffle House grades top amongst the largest eatery chains of the United States. It has more than 2,100 outlets across twenty-five states of the nation. Having most of its foodstuff outlets scattered ubiquitously in the South, the brand maintains its position as a cultural icon for staying open with tasty fast-food dishes and mouth-watering waffles round-the-clock.
The other eateries similar to this one that are open all nightlong include Krystal; Krispy Kreme; White Castle and Denny’s. Although, the eatery is famous for its waffles, the other food items on the restaurant’s list of options such as hash browns and burgers are delicious and tempting as well. They also offer cold and hot beverages.
Waffle House is a privately owned chain of restaurants in the United States with a casual dining setting providing hospitality services. The eatery is owned by Waffle House, Inc., which was founded by Joe Rogers Sr. and Tom Forkner. The headquarters is located at Gwinnett County, which is located near Norcross, Georgia. The concept of introducing this restaurant was to syndicate fast food and 24-hour table service for customers.
The first food outlet was established on a Labor Day weekend in 1955 in Avondale Estates, Georgia. Majority of the ownership is still under the two founders. After the opening of its fourth food outlet, in 1960 the company started distributing franchisee for its restaurants. By the end of that year, the company grew its restaurants number by 27.
Waffle House offers a number of food and beverages to choose from, wherein the prices on its menu are reasonable and affordable for majority crowd. The food menu consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, especially focusing on eggs, steaks and waffles. The breakfast is priced around $7, while the lunch/dinner meals range anything between $5 and $8.
The restaurant’s menu also consists of grilled biscuits; sandwiches; hashbrowns; side dishes; value dollar menu; wraps and salads. The sandwiches and wraps costs around $5.50, while steaks costs around $8. The salads and hashbrowns range between $2.50 to $6 approximately. Kids meals are also available and are priced at $4.25. Their beverages are prices at around $1.75.
Compared to other similar refectory chains, Waffle House price menu are cheaper, especially their value dollar menu. The $1 cheeseburger available is an all time favorite of all foodies who stop by to pick something to satisfy their foodstuff cravings. People simply do not miss patronizing this restaurant for its reasonably priced menu.
Not only are the menu prices an attraction for all the Americans, but also the eatery’s ambience plays a significant role in attracting visitors to the place. These eatery houses are very popular for their jukeboxes; jukeboxes are a must-have and a value adding substance for all these restaurant chains.
The music played were traditionally the 45-rpm singles; however, later the songs list included those hits that either had the restaurant’s name in them or were sung by those who had connections with this chain of eatery including Mary Welch Rogers and Bloodhound Gang. The chain reserves the rights to these songs and are not available for sale out of the food house.
All the outlets of this chain are firmly equipped with portable and in-house generators, and positioned ice and food. Keeping in mind customer’s comfort, it possesses state-of-the-art disaster management plans. Thereby, these eateries achieve top-most rank for disaster response. This is according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The other four following the queue include Wal-Mart, Lowe’s and The Home Depot.