The Wayside Family Restaurants are owned by Rex and Molly Measmer. Rex started his restaurant business career in 1975 with the Showmars Restaurant in Charlotte, followed by McDonald's in 1985. His dream was to one day become a restaurant owner and when the opportunity became available, Rex left McDonald's. In September of 1992 that dream turned into a reality with the opening of the first Wayside Family Restaurant in Oakboro, North Carolina. The Church Street location in Cabarrus County opened in October of 2000. Rex has a business partner for his Branchview location. 

Jason Pressley is the co-owner of the Branchview Drive location which was opened in November of 2004. Jason began his career with Wayside in 1992 while a senior at West Stanley High School. After working in the Oakboro location for a total of 12 years, he had the opportunity to become a co-owner. Jason currently resides in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Candi, and their two children. 


Our Story

The Wayside Family Restaurants are owned by Rex and Molly Measmer. Rex started his restaurant business career in 1975 with the Showmars Restaurant in Charlotte, followed by McDonald's in 1985. His dream was to one day become a restaurant owner and when the opportunity became available, Rex left McDonald's. In September of 1992 that dream turned into a reality with the opening of the first Wayside Family Restaurant in Oakboro, North Carolina. The Church Street location in Cabarrus County opened in October of 2000. Rex has a business partner for his Branchview location. 

Jason Pressley is the co-owner of the Branchview Drive location which was opened in November of 2004. Jason began his career with Wayside in 1992 while a senior at West Stanley High School. After working in the Oakboro location for a total of 12 years, he had the opportunity to become a co-owner. Jason currently resides in Mt. Pleasant with his wife, Candi, and their two children. 

 
 

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