Newk’s Unveils Fifth of Nine Restaurants Scheduled to Open in Greater Nashville Area by 2019
Jackson, MS (RestaurantNews.com) Newk’s Eatery brings its signature brand of fresh, flavorful dining to the Brentwood community with the opening of a location in the CityPark development at 7020 Executive Center Drive.
Owned by franchisee Phillip O’Reilly and his MTN Hospitality team, the Brentwood Newk’s Eatery is the fifth of nine Newk’s locations scheduled to open in the greater Nashville area by 2019. O’Reilly, who was the original general manager of the fast-casual brand’s first restaurant in Oxford, Miss., together with his team has built one of Newk’s most successful franchise operations. MTN Hospitality began Newk’s Nashville expansion in 2008 in Murfreesboro, followed by locations in Franklin, West End and Brentwood in addition to a separately-owned location in Belle Meade.
The Jackson, Miss.-based Newk’s Eatery currently has more than 80 locations in 13 states and plans to expand to more than 200 units by the end of 2018. Newk’s has been named among FastCasual.com’s top 20 Movers and Shakers and is featured on Technomic’s list of top 50 fast-casual chains nationwide.
For more information on franchise opportunities, go to www.newks.com/franchise.
About Newk’s Eatery
Based in Jackson, Miss., Newk’s Eatery is leading the next generation of fast-casual with its culinary-driven menu prepared in Newk’s open-view kitchens, featuring made-from-scratch soups, fresh tossed salads, artisan pizzas, hot toasted sandwiches and desserts. Founded in 2004, Newk’s currently operates and franchises more than 80 units in 13 states and is gaining national attention for its accelerated growth and commitment to community. FastCasual.com has named Newk’s one of its top 20 “Movers and Shakers,” while Franchise Times Magazine ranked Newk’s among its top Fast and Serious franchise brands and Technomic listed Newk’s among its top 50 U.S. fast-casual chains. For more information, visit Newks.com, join the Roundtable Club or follow Newk’s on Facebook and Twitter.
Nathalie Strickland or Callie Smith