Great food on the go

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – There is a reason Eat’n Park restaurants are open 24 hours a day.

Whether your craving a hearty breakfast, a rib-sticking dinner or perhaps a late night meal to put the finishing touches on an evening out on the town, any hour is the perfect time to head to the family restaurant staple.

But sometimes, while you may be craving the food, you aren’t craving having to sit down and eat amongst a restaurant full of like-minded customers. Maybe you wan’t to eat at home but don’t feel like cooking.

And maybe, just maybe, you don’t feel like getting dressed up to go out.

Eat’n Park has the solution for you as its recently unveiled its pick-up window at its St. Clairsville location in the Ohio Valley Plaza.

The pickup window, like the restaurant, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To order takeout at the St. Clairsville location, guests should call (740) 695-5507. The order will then be prepared and available at the pickup window conveniently located on the side of the restaurant.

Should the sudden urge for a waffle smile or a shredded pot roast sandwhich strike you while out and about, simply place your order and wait in a properly marked take-out space while your food is prepared.

Eat’n Park’s St. Clairsville location also features the award-winning original Superburger, an Eat’n Park classic since 1949; the original Breakfast Smile; and the Soup and Salad bar all available to go. Additionally, the restaurant offers a variety of Eat’n Smart menu items, including low-sodium and celiac-friendly options for guests.

“We wanted to provide a convenient option for our guests,” said Kevin O’Connell, senior vice president, Eat’n Park Restaurants.

“The pickup window is the next generation of service and makes the takeout experience easier while still offering the full breadth of our menu 24 hours a day.”

According to O’Connell, Eat’n Park team members have been specially trained to help fill orders accurately and quickly and help get guests on their way.

Each takeout order also will receive a free, hand-iced Smiley Cookie as a thank you.

Eat’n Park’s St. Clairsville location employs more than 50 team members locally.

The company and its team members are proud supporters of the St. Clairsville Junior Sports League and other non-profit organizations, including the local chapters of the National Kidney Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and WVU Children’s Hospital.

About Eat’n Park

Since 1949, Pittsburgh-based Eat’n Park Restaurants has been a family-owned restaurant chain, serving guests across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. At the heart of Eat’n Park are more than 8,000 team members committed to providing friendly, attentive service and supporting a growing number of community initiatives, including an annual fundraising campaign that has generated more than $7 million for children’s hospitals. Eat’n Park also donates more than 200,000 Smiley Cookies the brand’s iconic symbol every year to support community events and fundraisers. The company is the recipient of the National Restaurant Association’s 2011 Restaurant Neighbor Award for community service.

Eat’n Park Hospitality Group is a portfolio of foodservice concepts focused on personalized dining. The restaurant division includes Eat’n Park Restaurants and Six Penn Kitchen, a neighborhood American bistro. Its contract foodservice division includes: Parkhurst Dining Services, a provider of contract dining services to businesses, higher education institutions and cultural centers; and Cura Hospitality; which enhances life around great food through contract dining and management services for regional hospitals and senior living facilities.

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