Rich Crowell was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas to Herald and Marie Crowell. In 1995, Rich began his career in the restaurant business at Golden Corral in Branson, Missouri. Working in this business in "The Country Music Capital" has led to the opportunity to cater to Musicians, Comedians, Actors, Television Personalities and Politicians.
Rich also had a career as a District Food Sales Representative for SGC Foods for four years. Rich worked his way up to becoming the General Manager of Branson's Golden Corral. He then, was promoted to Regional Director of Marketing and Sales. He has appeared as a regular on TV shows with Gene Williams (he had the longest running country music television show) and Mickey Gilley (Legendary musician and "The Urban Cowboy"). He also brought in national recording artist, Barbara Fairchild (The Teddy Bear Song) who performed in the Branson Golden Corral showroom.
Rich currently resides in Branson. Rich stays involved in community events and serves everywhere he can. His love for food and sales made his job as the Regional Director of Marketing and Sales over the world's largest Golden Corral the best of both worlds as he is known as,"Caterer to the Stars."
Rich has served over 10 Million meals in his career including over 5 thousand catered events. His experstise includes:
- Business Development including market analysis
- Site Location with Feasibility Studies
- Menu Development
- Recipe Development
- Concept Development
- Operational Audits
- Employee Training
- Managment Training
- Food Cost Management
- Labor Cost Management
- Marketing Plans
- Catering Business
- Group Sales Business
- Restaurant Entertainment
- Operational Analysis ad Manual Development
- Equipment Training including locating, sales and maintenance