Timeline: Waffle House didn’t cook up an empire overnight

In this file photo taken July 26, 2005, Waffle House founders Joe Rogers Sr. (left) and Tom Forkner pose in front of a Waffle House restaurant in Norcross after eating lunch there. AP PHOTO / RIC FELD, FILE
In this file photo taken July 26, 2005, Waffle House founders Joe Rogers Sr. (left) and Tom Forkner pose in front of a Waffle House restaurant in Norcross after eating lunch there. AP PHOTO / RIC FELD, FILE

A Waffle House empire wasn’t built in a day. Here, some key dates in Waffle House history:

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