Prosper, Texas – Acclaimed American eatery, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, renowned for its soothing, traditional fare, has made known its strategic blueprint for an avant-garde dining establishment set to grace North Texas.
This announcement follows their recent liaison with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, a cooperative endeavor designed to transplant their distinctive Southern charisma into the thriving community of Prosper.
This ambitious enterprise, backed by a robust investment of $3.3 million, is detailed in the state filing. It situates the novel culinary venue at a prime juncture: the bustling northwest intersection of US Highway 380 and South Teel Parkway, situated within the jurisdiction of Denton County.
Phase one of this gastronomic endeavor encompasses the construction of an expansive eatery, extending over an impressive 11,028 square feet. The groundbreaking ceremony is earmarked for October 10, as per the project’s timeline. The document further stipulates the estimated period of completion to be in the latter part of the initial quarter of the subsequent year, pinpointed at March 25, 2024.
The undertaking has engaged Design and Engineering Inc. as the driving force behind its architectural conception, as disclosed in the filing.
Established in the heart of Lebanon, Tennessee, Cracker Barrel commenced its humble origins with a solitary store in 1969. Today, it regales its patrons with an extensive menu, ranging from timeless favorites like fried chicken and biscuits to a generous assortment of comfort sides. Its culinary influence extends across more than 660 establishments scattered across 45 states.
Currently, the Lone Star State, Texas, boasts the second largest concentration of Cracker Barrel establishments, trailing only behind the Sunshine State, Florida, a fact corroborated by data analytics provider, ScrapeHero.
A distinctive characteristic of these culinary hubs is their nostalgic, rustic aesthetic permeating the dining spaces. Coupled with this is an adjoining country store, stocked with a cornucopia of sweets, gift items, and sundry household necessities. As per Cracker Barrel’s official website, each outpost displays a rich collection of 800 to 1,000 pieces of genuine decor, enhancing the immersive, homely experience.