About Boddie-Noell Enterprises Inc.
Headquartered in Rocky Mount, N.C., Boddie-Noell Enterprises Inc. (BNE) is a diversified, family-owned company. We own and operate restaurants and develop successful real estate projects.
In some ways BNE hasn’t changed since the day we started business with Hardee’s® restaurants back in 1962. Our values and commitment to family are just as strong and evident today as then.
But in other ways, we have changed. Today we employ 10,000 people and are considered one of the nation’s leading privately owned restaurant companies. A leading restaurant trade publication* ranked us among the 70 largest restaurant companies in the U.S., quite an achievement considering our humble beginnings over 50 years ago.
But the answer we give most often, when people ask us who we are, is this: We’re a family. We’re a group of people who enjoy working together. We love helping each other grow and seeing each other succeed. That’s BNE.
"The past 30-plus years have been absolutely wonderful. The opportunity to work with and learn from so many talented, dedicated and caring people has enriched my life more than I could have imagined."
- Bill Boddie, president and CEO of Boddie-Noell Enterprises
* Nation's Restaurant News' annual Foodservice Top 100