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History. Golden Krust's origins trace back to a 50-year-old bakery owned by Ephraim Hawthorne in Saint Andrew, Jamaica, that serves "family recipes". Ephraim's son Lowell Hawthorne, Golden Krust's former President and CEO, opened the first U.S. restaurant in 1989 on Gun Hill Road in the Bronx.
The founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill who once appeared on "Undercover Boss" killed himself inside his Bronx factory Saturday, police sources said.
Lowell Hawthorne, Golden Krust founder and CEO, dead at 57. He was 57. The city's medical examiner's said Hawthorne shot himself in the head at his Bronx factory on Saturday. Hawthorne started the successful Caribbean fast food chain in 1989 by selling Jamaican beef patties, jerk chicken and breads. He built the business into a national franchise with more than 120 restaurants in nine states.
Golden Krust founder commits suicide in Bronx factory. At first, he worked as an accountant for the NYPD but later decided to start a business inspired by his father’s bakery back in Jamaica. Golden Krust was the very first Caribbean-owned business in the United States to be granted a franchise license.
December 3, 2017. The CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, who built a nationwide business after moving to the United States from Jamaica, is being mourned after he reportedly killed himself in his New York City factory on Saturday. Lowell Hawthorne, 57, who was born in Jamaica, opened the first Golden Krust storefront in the Bronx in 1989.
The CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, who built a nationwide business after moving to the United States from Jamaica, is being mourned after he reportedly killed himself in his New ...
Appreciation: Golden Krust founder's story inspired. The successful Caribbean food chain Hawthorne created now reaches from East Coast storefronts and ShopRites to Costcos in California, with more than 120 franchises selling Jamaican beef patties, jerk chicken, sauces and authentic breads of the island.
Lowell Hawthorne started the Jamaican beef patty chain in 1989. The Jamaican immigrant opened the first location of Golden Krust in the Bronx in 1989 based on his father’s recipes, and now, the chain has franchise locations in nine states. The flagship beef patties with a flaky crust are also sold in grocery stores across the country.
Golden Krust Bakery is a shop for Jamaican foods, jerk chicken, fast foods, patties, pastries, sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads and lot more. The #1 Caribbean franchise in the USA.
Lowell Hawthorne, 57, allegedly shot himself inside the Morrisania, The Bronx factory of his Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill on Saturday night, the New York Daily News reported.