Frank Gordy

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Frank Gordy (died 1983) is the founder of The Varsity chain of restaurants, which includes the world's largest drive-in restaurant on North Avenue near Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA.

He graduated from Reinhardt University before beginning his studies at Georgia Tech.[1] Gordy dropped out of Tech in 1925 to start his restaurant chain, which opened in April 1928.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Excellence, Hard Work, Loyalty And Love --- Evelyn Gordy-Rankin’s Legacy At Reinhardt College". Reinhardt College. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  2. ^ "World's Largest Drive-In". Free Enterprise Land. Retrieved 2007-08-03. 
  3. ^ "The Varsity". Ramblin' Memories. Georgia Tech Alumni Association. Archived from the original on 2007-09-05. Retrieved 2007-08-03.