Bob Evans
Bob Evans
Bob Evans was an American restaurateur and marketer of pork sausage products. He is perhaps best known for the American restaurant chain bearing his name. The company he founded also owns Mimi's Cafe and Owens Country Sausage.
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Erie County Restaurant Inspections: Aug. 18 to Aug. 24 - GoErie.com
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Bob Evans, 8041 Peach St., Summit Township. (Meats, vegetables and other foods in cooler not kept cold enough.) Also 1 noncritical violation. Aug. 18. Was reinspected Aug. 19; 1 critical violation was reported. Presque Isle Superette, 3108 West Lake
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"Great Customer Service is Great Customer Service," Says Safelite's New VP - glassBYTEs
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Cacchillo is new to the auto glass industry, but has 25 years of experience of a variety of consumer-based companies that are national in scale, such as Bob Evans, Mimi's Café restaurants, Bath & Body Works/Limited Brands, Accenture, Hallmark and
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Bob Evans Farms Inc. Stock Downgraded (BOBE) - TheStreet.com
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By TheStreet Wire 08/22/11 - 08:33 AM EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bob Evans Farms (Nasdaq:BOBE) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from buy to hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance,
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Bob Evans Tops, Reaffirms Outlook - Daily Markets
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Bob Evans Farms Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) announced first quarter 2012 earnings of 59 cents per share, which outpaced the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 50 cents per share and the year-ago quarter earnings of 41 cents per share. The better-than-expected results
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New Albany OKs $9.8 million in incentives for Bob Evans - Delaware News
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Five months after Bob Evans Farms Inc. announced plans to move it corporate headquarters to New Albany, city officials approved a $9.8 million incentives package Tuesday night, Aug. 16. On March 10 the Columbus-based company announced
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Analog Devices, Blue Coat, Bob Evans, Dell, IRobot: U.S. Equity Preview - Bloomberg
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Shares of the following companies are having unusual moves in US trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of 11:10 am in New York. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) declined 5 percent to $67.50
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Bob Evans Farms Earnings Preview - Motley Fool
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By Motley Fool Staff | More Articles Investors never know what to expect for Bob Evans Farms (Nasdaq: BOBE ) , as it has wavered between topping and missing analysts estimates during the past fiscal year. The company will unveil its latest earnings on
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Bob Evans Announces First-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Details - PR Newswire (press release)
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Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans and Mimi's Cafe brand names. At the end of the fourth fiscal quarter (April 29, 2011), Bob Evans owned and operated 563 family restaurants in 18 states, primarily in
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Requests from Chipotle approved; chain still quiet - Mount Vernon News
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Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis said the city has approved plans for Chipotle to put in a new restaurant in the old Bob Evans building on Coshocton Avenue. A spokesperson for Chipotle headquarters in Denver, Colo., declined to comment on the gourmet
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Operation Welcome Home Fund Raiser - Bob Evans in Tipp City This Weekend - TippNews DAILY
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is asking that you first Download, Print and then Redeem the attached certificate from TippNews DAILY and bring it to Bob Evans starting today. Then buy breakfast, lunch or dinner as you regularly would and then provide the wonderfully cheery host or
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Bob Evans Farms Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BOBE) - TheStreet.com
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By TheStreet Wire 07/07/11 - 12:58 PM EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bob Evans Farms (Nasdaq:BOBE) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $36.44, above its previous 52-week high of $36.43 with 144985 shares traded as of 12:30 pm ET
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BOB EVANS FARMS: THE WINNING STREAK CONTINUES (BOBE) - Zacks.com
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Jul 05, 2011 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Shares of Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE - Snapshot Report) traded at a new 52-week high today of $36.21. Approximately 98000 shares have traded hands today vs. average 30-day volume of 209000 shares
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Bob Evans making investments on several fronts - Bizjournals.com (blog)
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Bob Evans Farms Inc. CEO Steve Davis says the company's "national potential has come to life." CEO Steve Davis talked this week with Columbus Business First about its sales turnaround, restaurant remodels and growth plans, but the Columbus-based
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Library fundraiser set for July 5 at Bob Evans - Chillicothe Gazette
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The library has partnered with Bob Evans Restaurant, 1 Consumer Center Drive, for a community fundraiser from 6 am to 10 pm Tuesday. Bob Evans will donate 15 percent of sales when you present a flier at the time you check out. The fliers are available
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Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE) Downgraded by Miller Tabak to "Hold" - NewsyStocks.com
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Equities research analysts at Miller Tabak downgraded shares of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE) from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note to investors on Tuesday. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call
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Bob Evans must allow cage-free egg vote - Columbus Dispatch
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Bob Evans Farms will have to allow its shareholders to vote at its annual meeting on phasing-in the use of cage-free eggs. The US Securities and Exchange Commission in essence told the company in a letter dated June 6 that it must allow
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Bob Evans
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2007
    Age 88
    Bob Evans died in 2007 while being treated at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, from complications of a stroke.
    More Details Hide Details He was recuperating from pneumonia when he suffered the fatal cerebrovascular accident. Bob Evans is buried in Mound Hill Cemetery in Gallipolis, Ohio. Upon learning of his death Ohio governor Ted Strickland remarked: "Bob Evans was a true original. His life's work was bringing the warmth, hospitality and good food of Ohio to rest of the nation. We here in Ohio are all proud of him and we are all deeply saddened by his passing." Bob and Jewell Evans purchased the Niamiah Woods farm near Rio Grande, Ohio from Rio Grande College in 1952. They lived in the farmhouse for nearly twenty years. Now the old homestead is called Bob Evans Farm and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is the home of the Homestead Museum about Bob Evans and his company. The Bob Evans Farm Festival, featuring crafts, antiques, demonstrations, and entertainment, is held every year at the farm in Rio Grande during the second weekend of October.
  • 2005
    Age 86
    In 2005, Evans was honored by FAO as an inaugural "I'm a Child of Appalachia" honoree for his philanthropic efforts, entrepreneurial success and support of improved access to higher education in the region.
    More Details Hide Details The "I'm a Child of Appalachia" campaign uses individual success stories to promote greater investment in the region to increase student access to post-secondary education.
  • 1986
    Age 67
    Although Evans retired from the company in 1986, he remained actively involved in his community and with numerous causes.
    More Details Hide Details Evans encouraged local farmers to use more efficient livestock grazing techniques that are better for the environment. The only person in Ohio to be honored three times by the National Wildlife Federation, Evans spent more than 40 years preserving wildlife. He also planted seeds for the future of the agricultural industry through his support of youth organizations such as 4-H and FFA and his involvement in higher education. He is a former member of the Ohio Board of Regents, the state's public higher education governing board. He also worked with college students at The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He also supported many community organizations, including the Heart Fund, Ohio Society for the Prevention of Blindness, Arthritis Foundation and Easter Seals.
    Evans served as a director and president of the company until his retirement on December 31, 1986.
    More Details Hide Details Local restaurants weren't willing to buy Evans' sausage, so Evans started his own, with the first opening on his farm in 1962. These restaurants were designed in a red and white color "Steamboat Victorian" style. The first of these "new" Bob Evans Restaurants was located in Chillicothe, Ohio, but by the early 1970s the restaurants had expanded throughout Ohio. Expansion into other states was started in the late 1970s. As of 2012, Bob Evans Farms, Inc. was a $1.7 billion restaurant and retail food products company that has restaurants in 19 states. In a bid to consolidate profits the company closed 27 stores nationwide starting in April 2016. This has affected approximately 1100 workers who were offered termination benefits if relocation was not possible.
  • FORTIES
  • 1963
    Age 44
    In 1963, Bob Evans Farms Inc. was listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange with an original issue of 160,000 shares.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1953
    Age 34
    In 1953, the business was incorporated as Bob Evans Farms Inc.
    More Details Hide Details By 1957, the company opened a total of four sausage plants to keep up with demand.
    In 1953, a group of friends and family recognized the growing demand for Bob's sausage and became his business partners by establishing Bob Evans Farms.
    More Details Hide Details The original Bob Evans Restaurant on the farm was called The Sausage Shop. Although it started with 12 stools, today the restaurant can seat 134.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1948
    Age 29
    Bob Evans Farms got its start when Evans began making sausage on his southeastern Ohio farm to serve at a 12-stool diner he owned in nearby Gallipolis in 1948.
    More Details Hide Details Evans had difficulty when attempting to seek satisfactory sausage, so he began making his own, slaughtering his own hogs and using the best parts of the hog. The building where he made the sausage was built with open ends, at the suggestion of his father, so it could be used as a machinery shed if the sausage business failed.
  • 1943
    Age 24
    When Bob was inducted into the Army in 1943, he sold his interest in the restaurant to a friend.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1937
    Age 18
    He attended The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine from 1937 to 1939. Bob married Jewell Waters in June 1940.
    More Details Hide Details They moved to Gallipolis, where he bought a restaurant named the Malt Shop in the early 1940s.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1929
    Age 10
    The family moved to Gallia County, Ohio in 1929, where young Bob and his two sisters could grow up in the company of their many aunts and uncles.
    More Details Hide Details The family settled in Gallipolis, Ohio where his father owned and managed a grocery store. Young Bob attended public schools in Gallipolis and would graduate with honors in 1937 from the Greenbrier Military School, a boys-only private military boarding high school in Lewisburg, West Virginia.
  • 1918
    Born
    Robert Lewis Evans was born on May 30, 1918, to Elizabeth Lewis and Stanley L. Evans in Sugar Ridge, Ohio, located in Center Township in Wood County, Ohio where his father and uncle farmed on rented land.
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