LEBANON, TENN. – Cracker Barrel Old Country Store announced a new dinner menu that will simplify the ordering experience for customers and introduce them to new recipes and updated customer favorites. The new offerings are featured across three menu categories and include Maple Bacon Grilled Chicken, Country Fried Pork Chops, Pot Roast Supper and Barrel-Cut Sugar Ham.
The menu categories are:
- Home Cooked Classics, starting at $7.99, include the Maple Bacon Grilled Chicken, complete with two grilled chicken breasts topped with sweet n' smoky maple glaze, bacon and melted cheese, plus choice of two country sides, and buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins.
- Down Home Daily Dinners under $10 offer a different meal each day of the week with Saturdays featuring the Country Fried Pork Chops in roasted pan gravy, and choice of two country sides; and Sundays spotlighting the Pot Roast Supper, an oven-braised beef roast with red potatoes, carrots, onions, celery and tomatoes in a savory beef broth. Each daily dinner includes a choice of buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins.
- Cracker Barrel Favorites pay homage to Cracker Barrel's signature dishes highlighted by the introduction of the Barrel-Cut Sugar Ham, a generous portion of Cracker Barrel's extra thick-sliced bone-in Sugar Ham steak, served with choice of three country sides, and buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins.
Updated recipes include the Cracker Barrel Sampler, which now offers a generous portion of Chicken n’ Dumplins, full-size Meatloaf and thick Sugar Cured or Country Ham, served with choice of three country sides; Loaded Baked Potato and Loaded Baked Sweet Potato premium sides; as well as “better for you” options under 600 calories and less than 15 grams of fat.
“These new dinner features were designed to celebrate the craveable, homestyle food our guests love, while delivering on our promise to provide country cooking at a fair price,” said Cammie Spillyards-Schaefer, Cracker Barrel vice president of Culinary. “While this menu enhancement has been in progress for some time, according to our research, 66% of Americans who visit a casual dining restaurant at least once a quarter say they are craving familiar comfort foods more than ever.
“The world around us looks a little different right now, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the need for comfort and the ability to connect with others in meaningful ways including around the dinner table —and these new dinner dishes are the perfect centerpiece.”