Our Story - Biscuitville

What Would You Do With Life After 2? 

The Biscuitville Story

1966

Rolling Pin

Given the choice of the family farm or the family biscuit recipe, Maurice Jennings literally

“bets the farm on the biscuit.”

A former flour broker, he opens two Mountainbrook Fresh Bread & Milk stores in Burlington, NC.

Maurice Jennings
Frying Pan Biscuits
Pizzaville - 1967

1967

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Maurice begins selling pizzas & opens several

Pizzavilles.

 

in the mornings, with a jelly bar for guests to add their favorite jams and jellies. Soon, lines are out the front door.

1975

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The First
Biscuitville Opens

 

from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., in Danville, VA.
(North Carolinians are bummed.)

Biscuitville Store - 1975

1978

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8 Biscuitvilles
are now open,

 

including North Carolina.
(North Carolinians are happy.)

1979

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Home Office and Distribution Center Opens in Graham.

1982

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25 Stores Are Now Open

serving country ham, eggs, bacon, steak, chicken and sausage.

An exceptional biscuit-maker can make 90 biscuits

(and just about as many friends) in 15 minutes.

Life After 2

1982

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Closing Time is Cut Back

to 2 p.m. in all but ten stores.

Life after 2 Begins.

1996

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Burney Jennings

becomes president & CEO, now with

42 Locations
& Employing Over 750 People.

 

(Biscuits are rolling, and so is business.)

Burney Jennings
Biscuit Biscuit Biscuit Biscuit

2007


50 Biscuitvilles are Now Open.
Biscuitville Store

2014



 

Biscuitville Fresh Southern®  Rebranding

begins, including new logo and restaurant design

2016



50 Years of Freshville
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