Leesburg Florida Opening


(LEESBURG, Fla.) – The Krystal Company, known for its classic, small and square Krystal burger that has been a Southern favorite for more than 80 years, will celebrate the grand opening of its first Leesburg, Florida, location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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Krystal Welcomes Home Corporal in U.S. Marine Corps

Atlanta, Ga.- - -As the country celebrated Independence Day, Krystal honored a Marine who came all the way from Afghanistan to get her Krystal craving filled!  U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kayla Buck returned to Jacksonville after overseas deployment and posted on the company’s Facebook page that she couldn’t wait to enjoy some Krystals.

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(ATLANTA) July 24, 2014 -- The Krystal Company has announced additions to its leadership team that are part of an overall growth initiative to build the company into a billion-dollar brand.

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(ATLANTA) June 9, 2014 – The Krystal Company is going on tour to celebrate Stackers, a new take on its iconic burgers with double the juicy grilled-to-order beef, yet served on the classic, fresh-baked bun that makes a Krystal, a Krystal. The Atlanta-based company will give away 10,000 burgers to lucky fans at 10 stops in 10 cities throughout the Southeast. 

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(ATLANTA) May 19, 2014 – The South’s favorite little burger just got a whole lot bigger. The Krystal Company introduces Krystal Stackers, a new line of its all-beef, grilled-to-order burgers featuring twice the juicy meat and ingredients of the famous Krystal, adding an indulgent big burger experience to its small, square, steamy bun.

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Krystal ‘Squares Off’ for Square Meals at UTC: Popular Competition Makes a Comeback, With a Twist!

Atlanta, GA.- - - Krystal headed back to its roots this week, as the iconic Southern Brand hosted a ‘Square off for Square Meals’ Competition at The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga.  The competition was held in conjunction with the University’s “I Love UTC Week,” a weeklong event to celebrate students, alumni and friends.

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Atlanta, GA.- February 14, 2014 - - The Krystal Company announced Friday the appointment of Kathy Pittman as Vice President of Information Technology, responsible for the development and delivery of a broad range of IT initiatives in support of the chain’s 352 stores and over 8,000 employees throughout the Southeastern United States.

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Atlanta, Ga. - - - The holidays are coming early for 115 fifth grade students of Woodward Elementary as they are going to tour the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Ga. and are being treated to lunch by Krystal on Dec. 3, 2013. 

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KRYSTAL OFFERS CYBER MONDAY DEALS:Special Offers for Those Who Shop at Any Time of the Day!

Atlanta, Ga. - - - Krystal is ready to fuel hard core shoppers looking for great deals on Cyber Monday. The holiday fun continues for online shoppers visiting Krystal’s website as they print off valuable coupons for specials.

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Atlanta, GA- - - Krystal President and CEO Doug Pendergast made some exciting announcements today regarding the brand’s continued commitment to their hometown of Chattanooga. 

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KRYSTAL FUELS THE FRENZY OF BLACK FRIDAY: Great Offers To Make Sure Krystal Lovers Don’t Shop Hungry

Atlanta, Ga. - - - As shoppers make their Black Friday game plans, Krystal is fueling the frenzy of the holiday with three great offers.  For the early morning shopper, Krystal has a special offer of 2 Sunrisers, and a small cup of Krystal’s famous coffee or small beverage for just $2.  Stopping by to grab breakfast will make sure Krystal Lovers don’t shop hungry!

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Krystal Delivery Program

As a way to thank those who serve within the community, we suggest deliveries of food and coupons to Fire Departments (many of whom are volunteers) during the months of October and November (Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12). 

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Krystal Sells 1.46 Million Burgers During Anniversary Celebration

Atlanta, GA- - - Krystal’s anniversary party may be over, but the stats are showing a remarkable success for one the South’s best loved brands.  On Oct. 24, over a four hour period, Krystal Lovers from Chattanooga to Jacksonville and all points in between formed lines to take advantage of purchasing Krystals for just a quarter and Cheese Krystals for thirty cents. The results showed an astounding 27% increase in sales over last year’s event.  But more than that, it showed the intense loyalty of the brand’s fan base.

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Improved Operations, Great Synergy and Sustained Growth will Add to One of South’s Best Known Brands


Atlanta, GA- - - President and CEO Douglas R. Pendergast announced that Gary Clough has been named Chief Operating Officer of The Krystal Company.  Clough joins one of the South’s best known brands after serving as Senior Vice President of Operations for the South Region with Arby’s.  In that position, Clough had oversight of 380 company-owned and 540 franchised restaurants, which made up approximately 1/3 of the Arby’s system. He was responsible for 14 Senior Directors, 51 Area Managers, and ten Franchise Training Leaders.

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Krystal to Honor Military Families Through New Partnership With Operation Purple™ Program

Atlanta, Ga.- - -Krystal will join in the celebration to honor America’s heroes this Veteran’s Day by unveiling its new partnership supporting the National Military Family Association’s Operation Purple™ Summer Camp Program. 

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October 16, 2013:  As a way to mark Krystal’s 81st anniversary and first as official corporate citizens in Georgia, Krystal President and CEO Doug Pendergast was joined by Atlanta Market Leader John Watkins for a photograph with Governor Nathan Deal to promote next week’s upcoming celebration.  State Senator and official Krystal Lover Jeff Mullis joined the group for an official presentation to Krystal on behalf of the State of Georgia.

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Krystal Offers ‘Braves Bundle’

Free Krystals Will Have Atlanta Braves Fans Cheering

Atlanta, GA.- - - As “America’s Team”, the Atlanta Braves continue their way to a championship, and Krystal Lovers have double the reason to celebrate.  Krystal has partnered with the Atlanta Braves Baseball Organization to offer the “Braves Bundle”:   two free Krystals with the purchase of fries to every customer who visits their restaurants the day after a Braves victory.

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Krystal Offers ‘Pack to School’ for Area Students

Pick up a backpack and enjoy a Free Corn Pup!

Atlanta, GA- - -Krystal is celebrating the new school year with an exciting giveaway for 1,000 very lucky Hamilton County school children.  Krystal’s ‘Pack to School’ promotion will provide 1,000 high quality backpacks to Hamilton County school children on Tuesday, August 6, 2013.  The Krystal Cruiser will be parked at Hamilton Place from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. as the winners and their parents pick up their packs.

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Krystal Restaurant Announces New NUTTER BUTTER ™ MilkQuake: Childhood Treat Now Enjoyed at Krystal

Atlanta, GA.- - - The year was 1969.  Richard Nixon was President, ‘Easy Rider’ was drawing people to the movies, and Nabsico introduced a small peanut shaped cookie that remains a favorite memory from many childhoods.

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Krystal Marks First Year Under New Ownership, Celebrates Growth In Sales and Profitability

Gives credit to dedicated team, supportive franchise partners and return to core values.

As Krystal marks its first year under the ownership of Argonne Capital Group, President and CEO Doug Pendergast shared significant milestones and changes that will pave the way for the iconic brand’s future success.

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Krystal Hosting Grand Opening in Knoxville

Celebration on May 3!


Knoxville, Tn- - -The iconic Krystal has a brand new home in Knoxville.  The new restaurant located at 1718 Cumberland Avenue in Knoxville will employ 30 team members from the local area who are excited to welcome first time guests as well as long time Krystal Lovers to the store.  Krystal’s drive thru will be open for business 24 hours each day.

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Krystal Cruiser Headed To DC’s ‘Taste Of The South’

Iconic Brand Enjoys Bi-Partisan Support!

Chattanooga, Tenn.- - - The famous Krystal Cruiser will be headed to Washington, DC later this week to participate in the 31st annual ‘Taste of the South’.  Each year, transplanted southern staffers working on Capitol Hill join together in an effort to share their love of all things southern with their fellow DC workers.

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Introducing the Pork Chop Krystal

Topped with Apple Butter or BBQ Sauce and Available All Day!

Chattanooga, Tenn.- - -  Krystal is offering a new item that’s sure to please Krystal Lovers with the introduction of the Pork Chop Krystal.  Made from a Thick Cut Smithfield premium pork chop and placed atop a steaming bun, the Pork Chop Krystal can be topped with either Apple Butter or Sweet & Zesty Barbeque Sauce.

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Krystal “Springs Ahead” With Great Deals

10 Krystals for $5.99 Offered in Several Markets as Part of Seasonal Promotion

Chattanooga, Tenn.---Krystal Lovers in several markets will now be able to fill their cravings by getting 10 Krystals for $5.99 now through April.  With temps slowly beginning to warm and the craziness of basketball season beginning to end, consumers are going to be in their cars and headed to ball fields and spring break, so why not take along a sack full of the iconic burgers to share with family and friends?

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Krystal Restaurant Announces New Krystal Fish and Fish Deluxe

Customers Enjoy New Catch on the Menu

Chattanooga, Tenn.- - - Krystal has caught a couple of great fish sandwiches and  is excited to ‘release’ it to their guests. The Krystal Fish and Fish Deluxe sandwiches are being offered in select Krystal markets as part of a limited time offer. 

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Krystal Offers Southern Twist on Philly Cheese

Restaurants to Offer Even BETTER Version of an American Classic


Chattanooga, Tenn.- - - Krystal is excited to offer a Philly Cheese Krystal to it’s menu.  This tasty new item is being offered in select Krystal restaurants as part of a limited time offer.

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Krystal Brings Back Popular Bacon Cheese Krystals

Chattanooga, Tenn.- - -  The Bacon Cheese Krystal is making a comeback!  This irresistible item is being offered in select Krystal markets as part of a limited time offer.

The Bacon Cheese Krystal is comprised of the famous Krystal topped with American cheese, and piled high with crisp, smoky Smithfield bacon all on a steamed bun.  The restaurant is also offering a $3.99 Two Bacon Cheese Krystal Value Meal promotion.

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