Krystal continues its expansion through Alabama with its new location in Calera

CALERA, AL, May 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — Krystal Restaurants LLC, the original quick-service restaurant chain in the South, is bringing its iconic brand to Calera, AL. The newest restaurant is connected to a Valero and located at 159 County Rd. 87. The location opened its doors this week.

“We have been working closely with franchisee partners to help expand our presence and are thrilled to open another Krystal location in 2024,” said Michael Casey, Chief Development Officer of SPB Hospitality and Krystal Restaurants. “We look forward to working with the Jolly family to continue to expand the Krystal brand.”

New franchise operator Russell Jolly leads the Calera Krystal. Jolly is the principal of High Tide Oil Company, an Alabama-based organization with experience running and operating fast-food restaurants, gas stations, and 24/7 convenience stores. His son, Jordan Jolly is the head of restaurant operations for High Tide Oil Company and will lead the Calera Krystal team.

“We are thrilled to be part of Krystal’s expansion in Alabama and opening our first restaurant for the brand,” said Russell Jolly, Franchise Owner of the Calera Krystal. “Our location on County Road 87 provides convenient access to our highly craveable menu offerings whether customers want to pop in for a quick meal or pick up something to go. We look forward to celebrating our new store and serving the greater Calera area.”

The Calera Krystal features all the fan favorites, including the Original Krystal, Classic & Spicy Chiks®, Pups, crispy fries, milkshakes, and more for morning, noon, night, and late night. The restaurant offers dine-in, drive-thru, and will launch online ordering in the coming weeks. The restaurant is open Sunday through Saturday from 5:00 AM to 10 PM.

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About Krystal Restaurants LLC
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Krystal Restaurants LLC is the original quick-service restaurant chain in the South. Since 1932, Krystal hamburgers have been served fresh and hot off the grill on the iconic square bun. The company proudly sticks to the classics, but over the years, it’s never been afraid to innovate.

Krystal has grown to be in 10 states with nearly 300 restaurants and continues to deliver a one-of-a-kind taste experience through its unique menu items, which are offered at a great price. The company’s Atlanta-based Restaurant Support Center serves a team of more than 3,500 employees. In 2019, the company was selected to USA Today’s Top-10 Best Regional Fast Food List.

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