Cook Out (restaurant)

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Cook Out
Private
IndustryRestaurants
GenreQuick Service Restaurant
Founded1989
HeadquartersGreensboro, North Carolina
Area served
Key people
Morris Reaves (Owner),
Jeremy Reaves (CEO)
Productshamburgers, hotdogs, chicken sandwiches, Carolina-style barbecue, and milkshakes
Websitewww.cookout.com
 
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Cook Out
Private
IndustryRestaurants
GenreQuick Service Restaurant
Founded1989
HeadquartersGreensboro, North Carolina
Area served
Key people
Morris Reaves (Owner),
Jeremy Reaves (CEO)
Productshamburgers, hotdogs, chicken sandwiches, Carolina-style barbecue, and milkshakes
Websitewww.cookout.com

Cook Out is a privately owned fast food restaurant chain in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Maryland. Founded in Greensboro, NC, the chain has since expanded and now has drive-thru restaurants in over one hundred cities. Most locations consist of a double drive-thru and outdoor seating. The chain itself has grown in size with many locations now spread throughout Virginia.[3]

Cook Out was created by Morris Reaves.[4] He is currently the owner of the company, with his son Jeremy Reaves serving as CEO. As of October 2014 there are 150 locations.[5]

The restaurant specializes in grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, chicken sandwiches, North Carolina barbecue, and milkshakes.

The company opened its first out-of-state store in Spartanburg, South Carolina, on July 30, 2010.[6] Cook Out opened in Clemson and Orangeburg, South Carolina, in 2010. Plans are in the works for more expansion in South Carolina and Virginia.[7] At the very end of 2011, Cook Out opened restaurants in Columbia, South Carolina; Blacksburg, Virginia; and Radford, Virginia. In March 2012, Cook Out opened its first location in Lynchburg, VA. And shortly thereafter in Harrisonburg, VA.[8] 2013 saw new Cook Out locations in Georgia, and in 2014, there are plans to launch several more Georgia Cook Out locations.[9]

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