Hometown Buffet is a casual style restaurant. Its offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed. This is the place to go for a calm time. So many different and interesting foods are offered at the restaurant. There is seafood, so many different appetizers, and even prime ribs.
The company is directly related to Ovation Brands. (Formerly known as Buffet Inc.) This corporation owned and operated over 300 locations of franchises across the United States. It was headquartered in Eagan Minnesota. The mascot of the franchise of this article is H.T. Bee. Managers or employees will often wear the custom of the mascot themselves.
The history of Hometown Buffet is very interesting. The company has had a long history, full of its ups and downs. Yet, it continues on. Come, let us learn more. The parent company Buffet Inc. was opened in 1983. It was created by a restaurant veteran. This veteran was known as Hatlen. He had experience working for the company King’s Table, Inc.
Hatlen teamed up with an old friend from King’s Table. He was known as C. Dennis Scott. Togethoer, the duo planned out and created new and amazing franchises. Eventually they began to open a franchise. From this idea was born the very franchise of this corporation, Old Country Buffet. This chain began in March of 1984.
The first restaurant had only 29 employees. Even more interesting, it was located on a strip mall on the outskirts of the city Minneapolis. It was decided that all meals would include dessert. This way customers would feel like they were getting a bang for their buck. Instant success swooped over the restaurant, and it began to grow.
The company had grown so large that it soon gained another franchise. Hometown Buffet was bought. This acquisition brought about a great shift for the franchise. Further, it added a ton of land to the parent company. Now the franchise is continuing on. It hopes to grow and become successful as a true and powerful chain.
The menu of Homestyle Buffet is standard for the type of restaurant is it is. There is a variety of items, the fried fish, baked fish, French fries, corn bread, mashed potatoes, and much more. These are just a few of the recommend menu items. Their breakfast menu items include pancakes, eggs, waffles, and so much more.
The price of the buffets may range from $8.00 to $9.00 per person. The whole breakfast one is $8.00. It is served from 8:00AM to 11.00AM. The lunch one is $9:00, served from Monday to Saturday, from 10:45AM to 3:30PM. The Dinner Menu is available from 3.30PM to 8.30PM on Monday to Thursday, 3:30PM to 9:00PM, and 11:00AM to 8:30PM on Sundays. The dinner version is only $9.00.
The ambiance of the franchise is busy and open. The chair are standard in their metallic appearance, and table are made of the usual wood. The hygiene of the restaurant has had some terrible reviews. Some guests have even complained about ants. Further, there are also staff problems that several customers have complained about.
The company has locations mainly in the United States. The most important one is the one in Columbus Ohio. Wait time for the restaurant are apt to change with the times. Night, breakfast, and lunch shifts will be the busiest. While weekend days are going to be very busy. The company is trying to continue on and be itself.