White Castle inducts hip-hop icon and slider Aficionado Fat Joe into the Cravers Hall of Fame

The Bronx A citizen joins a distinguished list of celebrities including Alice Cooper and Telfar Clemens

Columbus, OhioAnd the September 22 2022 /PRNewswire/ — White Castle, the family-owned fast food chain of fast-food restaurants and consumer packaged goods, welcomes hip-hop icon, entrepreneur and vocalist Fat Joe as a member of the new category at Cravers Hall of Fame, Cravers in Extremes.

The ceremony was held at the White Castle on 1677 Bruckner Avenue. In the Bronxlive from New York. The surprise came shortly after the arrival of the guest of honor. The White Castle Town Crier, dressed in full formal attire including a navy blue coat and breeches covered with a triple hat, is now declared and henceforth Fat Joe a member of the Cravers Hall of Fame. Additionally, Fat Joe has received word that a booth in the castle is now known as “Fat Joe Lean Back Booth”, a reference to and a tribute to his 2004 classic song.

“The Cravers Hall of Fame honors our loyal fans who represent the best of White Castle, and Fat Joe embodies this lifelong dedication,” Richardson said. “We share the same values, including family, humility, and a commitment to the community. We are grateful to have someone like Fat Joe as an ambassador.”

Before Fat Joe became “all the way,” “makes it rain,” or even “tells them the flow,” he was a frequent visitor to White Castle, specifically the site of Bruckner Boulevard. The castle was the closest to the childhood residence of the Grammy-nominated hip-hop star.

Cravers Hall of Fame is an exclusive club created by White Castle in 2001 to honor its most ardent fans, who are affectionately referred to as Cravers. Each year, hundreds of Cravers submit their White Castle stories in the hope of being inducted into the Cravers Hall of Fame. While some of the stories are funny, some touching and some great, they are all very personal and honest testimonies of the ways White Castle has impacted lives and created lasting memories.

“I’ve been everywhere in the world you can think of, but I still appreciate the love from White Castle,” Fat Joe said at his induction party. “If you are from Bronx like i’m from BronxIn my neighborhood, the White Castle was a prime location. I’ve come to White Castle with my aunts, uncles, mom, dad, wife, kids, and that’s it.”

Fat Joe says his meal at White Castle is a Double Cheese Slider, onion rings, and clam slices. Earlier this year, White Castle and Fat Joe teamed up to present the Spicy Joe Slider and Sloppy Fries to celebrate JOE-nuary as a month dedicated to all things Joe.

Since the inception of the Hall of Fame in 2001, a total of 273 volunteers have been honored with this distinguished award. In 2002, White Castle created the “Craver in Extremis” category to honor public figures and pop icons, including Fat Joe, who publicly expressed their love for White Castle. Others honored among the Cravers in Extremis Alice CooperTelfar Clemens Adam RichmanAnd the Cal Ben And the John Chuand the late Stan Lee.

The deadline for submission of nominations for the Cravers Hall of Fame class of 2022 is September 30. Nominations can be submitted through the White Castle website here.

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White Castle, America’s first fast food hamburger chain, has been making hot and delicious sliders since 1921. Based in Columbus, OhioThe family-owned company owns and operates more than 350 restaurants as well as a retail division that serves its popular prices in the freezer aisles of retail stores across the country. As part of its commitment to providing the highest quality products, White Castle owns and operates its own Slider Provider meat plants, bakeries, and frozen retail plants. White Castle has won numerous awards over the years including Time magazine’s “Most Influential Burger of All Time” (2014, The Original Slider®) and “Best Fast Food Vegan Burger” (2019, Impossible). slider). In 2021, fast company It has been dubbed a pioneer of fast food as one of the “10 Most Innovative Food Companies”. White Castle, which got a great workplace® Certification™ in 2021 and 2022 is known for the legendary engagement of its team members, with more than 1 in 4 of them having worked in the company for at least 10 years. White Castle is loved by its ardent fans (“cravers”), many of whom compete each year for induction into the Cravers Hall of Fame. The official White Castle app for Cravers makes it easy to sign up for Craver Nation® Loyalty program, access great deals and place pickup orders at any time. They can also deliver their orders using one of White Castle’s delivery partners. For more information about White Castle, visit

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