Construction is underway on Chattanooga’s fourth Zaxby’s restaurant. Husband-and-wife licensees Shannon and Julie Brown plan to open the new quick-casual restaurant this summer. Located at 623 Signal Mountain Road, across the street from the Komatsu manufacturing plant, the new restaurant will create an additional 50 to 60 jobs for the area.
“We’ve always wanted to bring a Zaxby’s to this area of Chattanooga,” said Mr. Brown, who owns five additional locations, two in Chattanooga, one in Soddy Daisy and one in Ooltewah, as well as one in Fort Oglethorpe. “We realized that this area is the perfect fit for the family atmosphere Zaxby’s represents. I’m looking forward to providing the same quality food and service that Chattanooga residents have come to expect from Zaxby’s.”
The new location will be the seventh for Hamilton County, and the 53rd for the Volunteer State. Zaxby’s currently operates more than 545 locations in 12 states — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Zaxby’s provides chicken fingers, Buffalo wings, sandwiches, salads and more in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. Zaxby’s is a pioneer of the quick-casual format, providing services and amenities that fall somewhere between fast food and a sit-down restaurant. At the new restaurant, customers will place their orders at the counter and will be called to pick up their prepared-at-order meals when they are ready.
The new 3,400-square-foot location will seat 70 in Zaxby’s unique design — custom vintage prints and school memorabilia — Zaxby’s will also offer drive-thru services to meet the needs of customers on the go.
“The key to success at Zaxby’s is a great smile and a willingness to learn and grow,” said Mr. Brown. “We’re a different kind of restaurant with a different kind of attitude — from the food and service we provide to our guests to the respect we have for each other.” Candidates interested in employment should email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
An alternative to fast food, Zaxby’s offers prepared-at-order chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads. Zaxby’s most popular items are its hand-breaded Chicken Fingerz and Jumbo Buffalo Wings, smothered in a choice of nine sauces with names like Wimpy, Tongue Torch, Nuclear and Insane. The menu also offers innovative Zappetizers like Tater Chips, Spicy Fried Mushrooms and Fried White Cheddar Bites, as well as a variety of Party Platterz perfect for any family gathering or special occasion.
Zaxby’s also offers three salads, or Zalads: The House, The Blue and The Caesar. All of Zaxby’s Zalads offer more chicken, unique ingredients, such as French-fried onions, fresh veggies and juicy tomatoes, and are larger than most salads offered elsewhere. Each is prepared with chicken, three kinds of lettuce and a variety of toppings. Zalads are assembled at the time the order is placed, versus being pre-made and stored in a cooler.
Additionally, Zaxby’s offers Milkshakes at participating locations, which come in chocolate, strawberry and vanilla flavors. They are rich and creamy, hand-blended, and are topped with whipped cream.