Cook Out is a privately owned American fast-food restaurant chain operating in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Mississippi. Founded in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1989, the chain has since expanded and now has restaurants in over 100 cities. The chain itself has grown in size with many locations now spread throughout the Southeastern US.
|Genre||Quick service restaurant|
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
15 Laura Lane Suite 300, Thomasville, North Carolina,
Number of locations
|290 as of May 2021[update]|
|Jeremy Reaves (CEO)|
|Products||Hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, Carolina-style barbecue, and milkshakes|
Number of employees
|13,000 as of May 2021[update]|
The standard format of the restaurant features two drive-thru lanes and a walk-up window, but no indoor seating. Some newer locations have an indoor dining room and counter service similar to a traditional fast-food restaurant, but most still only have drive-thru and walk-up service. The restaurant specializes in hamburgers, milkshakes, and North Carolina-style pork barbecue.