Remembering Western Pancake House

After an initial false start in opening a restaurant – a diner called Woodhaven, which he launched near his home in Big Darby Creek – he gave the idea another go, and the Western Pancake House was born. After the second location opened, the chain grew exponentially. The Western Pancake House opened in 10 locations within the I-270 Outerbelt, and then spilled over into five surrounding states. Its popularity grew to support 36 restaurants, and it raced against Bob Evans to become the fastest growing home-style restaurant in the Midwest. Skaggs said his goal was to franchise 50 locations before he turned 55 years old, according to a 2009 interview with The Columbus Dispatch… read more >

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