Where is Cracker Barrel Corporate office Headquarters

Cracker Barrel Headquarters Address and Contact

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  • Address: 305 Hartmann Dr, Lebanon, TN 37087, USA
  • Phone Number: 615-444-5533
  • Fax Number: 615 443-9476
  • Email: N/A
  • Number of Employees: 1,00,000
  • Established: 1969
  • Founder: Dan Evins
  • Key People: Sandra Brophy Cochran (CEO)

Cracker Barrel Headquarters Location & Directions

Cracker Barrel Headquarters Executive Team



Sandra Brophy Cochran


Jill Golder


Nicholas V. Flanagan


About Cracker Barrel, History and Headquarters Information


Cracker Barrel was founded in the year 1969. The company has been active for almost 49 years now. The founder of the company was Dan Evins. The founder of the company had developed the gift store and restaurant concept in order to improve the sale of gasoline. The founder of the company was a representative of Shell Oil. The first restaurant of the company was opened close to the Interstate 40 highway in Tennessee, USA. It had begun in the year 1969, which started serving biscuits, grits, country ham, southern cuisine, turnip green, etcetera. The company was incorporated in the year 1970, and more location was opened during the 1970s. All the early company restaurant locations had featured gas pumps. During the gasoline shortage in the 1970s, the company started to establish restaurants without any gas pumps and therefore began to eventually fade them out as well.

Then in the year 1981, the company had become a limited public company and had raised almost $4.6 million with the help of its IPO or Initial Public Offering. After the IPO, the company started to grow at 20 per cent every year. By the year 1987, the company already had almost 50 restaurants in nearly eight states in the USA, along with an annual sales figure of almost $81 million. By the year 1992, the company had reached a $1 billion market value. By the year 1997, the company already had 314 restaurants under its name. The company had closed down its Corner Market operations in the same year as well and started focusing more on gift store and restaurants locations. The company had opened its first restaurant and gift store in Alabama, in the year 1998. During the 2000s, the company was criticised for racially discriminating gay employees. By the year 2000, the number of locations increased to almost 420. In the year 2000 to 2001, the company started to address its staff and infrastructure issues, and also introduced a new technology, known as the order placement system. In the year 2006, the company had updated its marketing terms for encouraging new customers, by changing the design of its highway billboard advertisements in order to include images of the restaurant menu items. By the year 2011, the company had almost 600 restaurants under its name in nearly 42 states in the USA. As of the year, the founder of the company had passed away due to bladder cancer. The headquarters of the company is based on 305 Hartmann Drive. The name of the place is Lebanon, while the name of the state is Tennessee, USA. The pin code of the area is 37087.


Cracker Barrel is an American company that focuses on providing various kinds of restaurant and gift store services, along with a Southern Country theme as well. The current CEO and president of the company are Sandra B Cochran. As of the year 2017, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $2.9 billion. Also, the number of employees working at the company is more than 73,000, as of the year 2017. The company currently has its presence in over 640 location across almost 44 states in the USA.


The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail presence in order to purchase various kinds of food products as well gift products as well, with the help of the restaurant and gift store services provided by the company. The company offers food recipes like homemade chicken and dumplings, signature biscuits, meatloaves, etcetera, while the gift products include music CDs, DVS, snack foods, candies, toys, woodcrafts, etcetera.

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  • Susan Bibee says:

    I order at the Cracker Barrel at 1520 W. Nursery Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. I order online and it is very consumer friendly to order. Today I called at 11am to find out what soup they had today and they told me they had not decided yet. So I place my order. I ordered a French Dip sandwich that is suppose to come with a sampling of coleslaw, which I did not get and also AuJus, which I did not get. My sister ordered Turkey and stuffing. Her side was fresh fruit. That consisted of 5 pieces of pineapple and a few blueberries. There is usually something missing from my order when I pick it up!! I can tell you your Carry Out really needs to be improved. I won’t be ordering from there again!! This is not the first time I have complained. But it will surely be the last. And I will pass it on to everyone I know!!

  • Mrs. haywood says:

    My husband and I eat at cracker barrel, in Martinez Ga, Belair and Washington rd…it is unbelievable that this restaurant would have NO Vegetable Soup 2 weeks in a row, I know it’s not cooked there, all it needs is to open a freezer and plop it in a pot… this is Not warm weather here lately…so it is Very annoying Not to have a simple soup…if they don’t have it this weekend…we will jut go some place else from now own…Mrs. Haywood

  • John Moultrup says:

    I would love to comment on store # 298 in Williamsville,NY. We consider this our fave place to go. Destiny is an awesome hostess,knows us by name.Waitresses Nia,Ashley,and Hannah are by far excellent in their service and personality.Cashiers all friendly.Will keep coming back !!!

  • Joe Watson says:

    I disagree with some of the things that the pastor said. However, try to be even handed if you are going to start banning people who say things that you don’t like. You have now fallen into the big gay trap. You need wiser heads to lead your restaurant chain. I feel sad for you. I use to like going to Cracker Barrel. I will miss it.

  • Timothy A. Jackson says:

    My name is Timothy A. Jackson, a disabled American War Veteran, and 30+ year customer of Cracker Barrel. I just finished reading some articles on Grayson Fritts and Cracker Barrel’s position to oppose God and the Scriptures and support the minority of perverts in America forcing their abominations on heterosexuals, especially our children. Businesses like yours should have thought about the sodomite issue, and issues like it, far more carefully. You are in business to make money, but you have lost a customer today. I vow before God our Creator I will never again eat at Cracker Barrel; I will find another restaurant to invest my money in. Businesses should never take sides on such issues and should remain neutral, that is, if they value their customer base. Making it known you prefer to DISCRIMINATE Bible-believing Christians in favor of the sodomite community is a foolish mistake on your part; if I were a practicing attorney I would certainly be taking up Mr. Fritt’s case against you on the grounds of your discrimination. Your values are grossly misplaced, and as a Veteran, I can speak for the men who have served and died for God, country, and the U.S. Constitution, all which used to be in agreement, that you are embracing abominations they did NOT give their lives to protect and defend. I am ashamed of you; you are part of the modern day cancer that is continually eating away at what used to be America the Beautiful, and have turned her into a lascivious whore. It is written “For the love of money is the root of all evil” (1 Tim. 6:10), and money is obviously the reason you are supporting evil; but your philosophy is flawed; in time, because you are catering to a minority class of people, you stand to lose many from the majority of your customers who do not believe in the sodomite cause. I hope and pray God works to permanently close the doors of Cracker Barrel to be an example to all those that afterwards take the same position. I volunteered to go to war, and could have given my life; such a sacrifice is worthy to allow men like Mr. Fritt’s the guarantee and freedom to “preach the whole counsel of God” unabridged; but I would NEVER offer my life to allow a sodomite to practice his/her abominable lifestyle and to seduce my children behave un-naturally as they do. I am truly disgusted with Cracker Barrel.

    Timothy A. Jackson, Disabled American Veteran

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