Cracker Barrel buys Maple Street Biscuit
October 14, 2019 - Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) acquired Maple Street Biscuit Co. for $36 million in cash. Maple Street, founded by Scott Moore and Gus Evans in Jacksonville in 2012, currently has 28 company-owned and five franchised fast casual locations across seven states, including a restaurant at 662 Central Ave. in downtown St. Petersburg. The brands share many similarities such as scratch cooking and an emphasis on hospitality, Moore said in a news release. Moore will remain CEO of Maple Street. Cracker Barrel plans to convert its Holler & Dash Biscuit House units into Maple Street locations in the coming months.