Krystal, the oldest fast food
restaurant chain in the Southeast, has opened its first on-campus
restaurant at Gordon College located in Barnesville, Georgia. The
is located at the student center on the college campus. This is the
first licensed Krystal restaurant to open under the company’s
with food and facilities management provider Sodexho USA.

“Over the past 70 years, Krystal has become an integral part of the
college experience for students throughout the Southeast,” Fred
Exum, Krystal CEO, said in a statement. “The price,
portability and fun that customers associate with our brand makes
Krystal a perfect fit for a college campus. We expect the Krystal
restaurant to become a popular place on campus in a short time.”

Krystal signed an agreement with Sodexho USA in January 2003 to open
licensed locations in strategically identified Sodexho accounts
throughout the Southeast U.S. In addition to this and other campus
locations, Sodexho USA is actively looking to roll out Krystal
restaurants within its corporate and health care services

“We look forward to bringing the one-of-a-kind menu items and unique
taste of Krystal to the students, faculty and staff at Gordon
said Steven Brush, director of national brands for Sodexho. “With
closest Krystal 20 miles away from the school, we are excited about
giving the students at Gordon College immediate access to that

Located approximately 55 miles south of Atlanta and 35 miles
of Macon, Gordon College is a two-year, residential college in
University System of Georgia with approximately 3,400 enrolled

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