Longtime Franchisees to Open Newk’s Eatery Location in Bentonville on Feb. 12

Longtime Franchisees to Open Newk's Eatery Location in Bentonville on Feb. 12

Brothers Todd and Terry White found “the ideal place” for a sixth Arkansas franchise

Longtime Franchisees to Open Newk's Eatery Location in Bentonville on Feb. 12Jackson, MS  (RestaurantNews.com)  Through their family-run companies Relentless Restaurants LLC and Dubberly LLC, brothers Todd and Terry White have operated Newk’s Eatery locations throughout Arkansas and one in Oklahoma for years. Since 2014, their companies have opened locations in Fayetteville, Rogers, Tahlequah, Benton and Ft. Smith – and now, they’re celebrating the grand opening of their newest location in Bentonville, Ark., on Monday, Feb. 12.

Located at 1500 SE Eagles Way in Bentonville, across the road from NorthWest Arkansas Community College, this Newk’s Eatery is the 98th restaurant systemwide.

The Opening Day event will kick off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m., featuring Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce representatives. The first 50 guests in line will get a free slice of Newk’s famous made-from-scratch cake.

“Bentonville is a rapidly growing city, and we feel like it’s the ideal place to expand the Newk’s brand,” said Todd White, who serves as Chief Operating Officer of the companies alongside Terry, who serves as CEO. “Our goal is to saturate the North West Arkansas market and create a strong brand recognition. As owners, we love to see the excitement each new location brings to its respective area. We are eager to provide the community of Bentonville with great service and satisfaction.”

The operating hours for this Newk’s location are 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day.

To sign up for Newk’s Rewards, download the Newk’s Eatery app or visit Newks.com/rewards. To learn more about Newk’s, visit Newks.com.

Longtime Franchisees to Open Newk's Eatery Location in Bentonville on Feb. 12

About Newk’s Eatery

Based in Jackson, Mississippi, Newk’s Eatery is a fast-casual chain that operates and franchises just under 100 units in 16 states. Founded in 2004 and named after Co-Founder Chris “Newk” Newcomb, Newk’s hand-preps more than 30 fresh ingredients daily for salads, sandwiches, soups, and pizzas, all made in-house without fryers or microwaves. Its Signature Cakes are baked in Newk’s own bakery. Fresh grab-and-go options are also available. Newk’s new mobile app, now available on Google Play and the App Store, offers mobile ordering for curbside, in-store pickup or delivery. In 2020, Newk’s ranked in Nation’s Restaurant News’ “Top 200 Countdown” and Restaurant Business’ Top 250 Chains. Newk’s has also been selected as a Top Food Franchise by Entrepreneur. In 2021, Newk’s was recognized in Nation’s Restaurant’s News as a “Top Scorer in Takeout Food Quality” and ranked among the highest “True Loyalty” scores – the percentages of respondents who said they visit because of a real desire to experience the brand, as opposed to convenience. For more information, visit Newks.com, join Newk’s Rewards, or follow Newk’s on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. For franchise information, visit NewksFranchise.com.

Lee Escobedo