In a strategic move to further amplify the brand’s presence in communities across the country, Huddle House announced today the opening of a new corporate restaurant in Hokes Bluff, Alabama.

The Hokes Bluff opening is the first in an aggressive company-owned store growth plan intended to bring Huddle House to new communities throughout the United States. Over the next five years, Huddle House plans to open 12 new company restaurants annually.

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“This is a noteworthy moment for us in officially kicking off our company-owned development strategy,” says Christina Chambers, senior vice president of franchise development at Huddle House. “We’re eager to continue the momentum and bring new restaurants—both corporately and with our franchise partners – to hundreds of new markets across the country.”

Based in Atlanta, Huddle House restaurants have earned adoration in their communities for their warm, friendly atmospheres where every conversation, sip of coffee and bite of home-cooked meals are savored. Known for its round-the-clock breakfast, Southern hospitality and big portions at fair prices, Huddle House embeds itself into every community it serves by bringing friends and families together over delicious food, served from the heart.

There are currently almost 400 Huddle House restaurants open or in development across the United States.

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