Following its 50th anniversary and record growth, Huddle House extended the celebration with the company’s first-ever Honors Awards to recognize outstanding team members at corporate headquarters, Distribution Center, and leaders in the field for the iconic restaurant chain.

“We created the Huddle House Honors Awards because the success of our organization begins with our incredible Team Members,” says Michael Abt, CEO of Huddle House. “We would not be where we are today without all of their hard work and dedication. In fact, I believe people are our greatest strength and most enduring, long-term competitive advantage. Huddle House is fifty years young and has never looked as good as it does today thanks to the incredible men and women who make this company special.”

In a recent ceremony, Huddle House handed out more than 50 awards from eight different categories including the Eagle Award and Values Awards, which included Commitment to Excellence Award, Profit-Minded Award, Teamwork Award, Make a Difference Award, Have Fun Award, and Restaurant Awards.

Top Huddle House Honors went to:

Eagle Award Winners:

  • Brian Kendrick, director of Development Services
  • Tony Goodwin, warehouse selector
  • King Aiken, franchise area director

Restaurant Award Winners:

  • General Manager of the Year: Christina Ezell, Springfield, Georgia
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Betty Joyce ‘BJ’ Hewett, Springfield, Georgia
  • Team of the Year: Springfield, Georgia

Typically open 24-hours, Huddle House serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner all day. The menu offers a mix of Southern inspired comfort food, including signature Big House breakfasts, hash browns, grits, waffles and omelets, all made to order. Other favorites include Big Bold Burgers, Big House sandwich platters, country fried steak with green beans, and marinated grilled chicken with sweet potato fries.

Huddle House was founded on the core values of serving quality food in a warm, friendly environment that brings the community together.


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