It all started back in 1966, Jerry Weathersby begin working for a hamburger franchise by the name of Burger Chef in Dublin Ga. Jerry was later transferred to Waycross Ga in 1974 where he managed the Burger Chef for the next 11 years.
The burger chef franchise took a big hit and begin closing stores across the region, eventually the entire franchise went out of business. Although Burger Chef was through, Jerry wasn't.
Being a young, eager, self motivated young man, Jerry pursued to buy the Burger Chef restaurant in Waycross Ga. and open his own restaurant. The owners of the burger chef laughed and said he would never make it but Jerry said, all thinks are possible when the Lords involved and in control. So with $20.00 in the bank and the Lord on his side, in 1985 the owners financed the building and Jerry move forward in owning his own restaurant we all knew as Jerry J's Biscuits & Burgers.
Not only was Jerry successful in opening a new restaurant but just a few years later actually opened a second location in Waycross on the other side of town.
After several years selling burgers, fries and shakes at both locations, the competition became more and more competitive with big players like McDonalds, Hardees, Wendy's, Burger king, ect.
This is when Jerry decided to change things up and take the idea of fast food, and turn it into fast country cooking or as we all know today as Jerry J's Country Café.
In 1988, Jerry took one of his locations to try the fast country cooking co
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