five stars
proudly serving

all american food for the last 70 years

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Current:
Shoney's today
an american classic
2017:
An american classic
Now:
Fresh Direction
Under the direction of Shoney's Chairman and CEO David Davoudpour, we continue to pride ourselves on great food, great service and great value. After 70 years in the game, we like to think we are pretty good at what we do. From a single drive-in in West Virginia to more than 100 nationwide sit-down locations, Shoney's has grown to become one of the nation's top casual dining destinations.
early expansion
A new era - Shoneyized
1977:
A new era
1977:
A new era - Shoneyized
30 years after kicking off as a Big Boy franchise, Shoney's dropped the affiliation, swapping its iconic Big Boy mascot for our very own Shoney Bear. As Shoney's, the family-friendly restaurant expanded steadily, rolling out scores of new locations.
humble beginnings
humble beginnings
1947:
A franchise is born
1947:
A franchise is born
In 1947 Alex “Shoney” Schoenbaum opened a drive-in restaurant next to his father's bowling alley in Charleston, West Virginia. Five years later, Shoenbaum became a Big Boy Restaurants franchisee. In 1954, a contest to rename Shoenbaum's five restaurants produced the name Shoney's.
our leadership
David Davoudpour
David Davoudpour
CEO
Kamran Habeeb
Kamran Habeeb
VP
Catherine Hite
Catherine Hite
SVP
Steve Neuroth
Steve Neuroth
CFO
Steve Sanders
Steve Sanders
SVP Franchise Operations
Terri Harof
Terri Harof
Franchise Operations
Eric Cleveland
Eric Cleveland
Chef

Making Moves

After 70 years serving families hot, fresh food, Davoudpour is excited to reinvigorate the brand for a new generation of diners. Shoney's Chairman and CEO David Davoudpour is leading the classic American brand in a modern direction, starting fresh.

Shoney's Franchise Legacy

Shoney's continues to spread its quality casual dining experience across the country. At every location, you can expect freshness and warm hospitality. Join the legacy and become a part of Shoney's franchising family.

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Shoney's Franchise Legacy

Shoney's continues to spread its quality casual dining experience across the country.

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Making Moves

After 70 years serving families hot, fresh food, Davoudpour is excited to reinvigorate the brand for a new generation of diners.

Fresh
food
At Shoney's, we value fresh over fancy.
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Family
first
Sit down with the whole family for good food and laughter.
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community
focused
Shoney's is a great spot to meet, connect and strengthen our communities.
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Bright Futures
Start at Shoney's

"Working at Shoney's offers competitive benefits, superb team culture, and a challenging environment."

- Rachael SMITH, General Manager

careers
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Love our food and business? Now is the time to explore adding your own Shoney's location to your portfolio.

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