Ovation Brands® Selects Duff & Phelps To Explore Possible Sale
Greer, SC – Ovation Brands®, the nation’s largest company-owned and operated buffet company, recently tapped corporate financial advisors Duff & Phelps to assist with an evaluation of potential strategic alternatives including a sale of the business. Ovation Brands operates 328 restaurants in 35 states, and its portfolio includes five buffet brands- Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet®, and Fire® Mountain- and one polished casual brand- Tahoe Joe’s® Famous Steakhouse.
Ryan’s®, Hometown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® Invite Families To Get Into Character With Springtime Dress-up
Greer, SC – Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® will be hopping with Springtime characters during Thursday Family Nights starting March 19, 2015. The family casual restaurants will offer an assortment of props including bunny and bee-inspired headpieces that will transform families into loveable and photo-worthy creatures. The free Springtime Fun Dress-Up accessories will be available every Thursday night from 5 to 8 p.m. at participating restaurants.
Ryan’s®, Hometown® Buffet and Old Country Buffet® Serve Up Their Greatest Catches With Seafood Fridays, Starting February 20
Greer, SC – Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are honoring Lent by offering their best catches of the season with a special Seafood Fridays menu. The family casual restaurants will offer various fish and shrimp options every Friday night, in addition to their standard menu, starting February 20, 2015.
Ryan’s®, HomeTown Buffet, and Old Country Buffet Start the New Year With a Season Of Winning: Everyone Wins With the ‘Winter Warmers’ Scratch & Win Game
Greer, SC – Start the New Year a winner with Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet, Old Country Buffet® as they introduce the new Winter Warmers - Scratch & Win Game. Participating restaurants are offering the Scratch & Win Game, where guests may be eligible for various food offers, or could win exciting prizesincluding $25 gift cards, 48”flat screen TVs, or grand prizes of family vacations to Universal Orlando® Resort.The Winter Warmers will be available at participating restaurants starting January 12, 2015. Scratch & Win Game Cards will be provided with the purchase of any adult meal. See official rules for details.
Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet and Old Country Buffet® Offer Fresh Servings of VeggieTales For Family Night
Greer, SC – Ryan’s®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® will be serving up VeggieTales in the New Year, as the family casual restaurants will feature the popular animated series in all their restaurants as part of Family Nights. Starting January 15, 2015, kids visiting from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays will receive free VeggieTales themed Character Masks including games, and coloring fun featuring Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and Phillipe Pea. Supplies available while they last.
In the News
PC World Article 3/3/15
CIO Patrick Benson Oracle Interview 11/21/14
Charlie Maxx and John Hanson of the WJBR 99.5 FM morning show interview CEO Anthony Wedo about the newly remodeled Newark, DE Old Country Buffet and his experience on the CBS hit reality series “Undercover Boss.” The Delaware OCB now features the brand’s newest decor package, new menu items and hospitality that is backed by the “Make It Right” guarantee.