Chicken Salad Chick To Make Chattanooga Debut

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s newest fast-casual restaurant concept, is scheduled to open its new franchise location in Chattanooga on April 1The new restaurant will be located in the Miller Brothers Building at 629 Market St., Chattanooga, Tn. 37402.

“We are so excited to open our first location in the state of Tennessee,” said Kevin Brown, president of Chicken Salad Chick. “It has been such a blessing to have franchisees join in sharing the Chicken Salad Chick experience with their own communities.”

Josh Patton, owner of the Chattanooga restaurant, has wanted to open a franchise in Tennessee since his initial exposure to the Chicken Salad Chick concept in 2008. “Stacy quickly got to know me by name after multiple visits per week, and sometimes two visits in one day,” said Mr. Patton. “I’m ecstatic to bring this restaurant to Tennessee. I have friends that constantly ask when I will be open and other friends asking me to bring this to their state.”

“It is so encouraging that one of our most loyal customers is finally opening his own Chicken Salad Chick!” said Founder Stacy Brown. “We got to know Josh when he was a student at Auburn and frequent customer of our original location, and we are so excited that he is bringing our concept and passion to Tennessee.”

“The chosen location on Market Street is perfect for us to showcase our brand to both our loyal customers and to those who have yet to enjoy the Chicken Salad Chick experience,” said Mr. Brown. “This convenient location, along with our other stores opening in the next few months, represent a very exciting time in the young life of our company.”


Owls Nest BBQ To Participate In The Blue-Gray BBQ Contest On Sept. 20

Owls Nest BBQ, a competition BBQ team based out of Ooltewah, will be participating and selling BBQ on   Sept. 20, at the Blue-Gray BBQ Contest in Chickamauga, at The Gordon-Lee Mansion.   "The BBQ Contest is part of the Blue-Gray BBQ and Arts Festival held every year at the Gordon-ll Mansion,"  said Owls Nest BBQ Pitmaster Steve Ray. "It is a great ... (click for more)

Eat Wings, Raise Funds for The Blood Assurance Foundation

The Blood Assurance Foundation will have an “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” event at the Downtown Chattanooga & Hixson Buffalo Wild Wings locations on Monday, Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to midnight.  Ten percent of receipt sales during the “Eat Wings, Raise Funds” event will be donated. Patrons just need to tell their servers they are dining there to support the foundation or present ... (click for more)

Sewell Says City, EPB "Close" On Amount Owed By Utility To City On Street Light Overbilling

City Internal Auditor Stan Sewell told City Council members on Tuesday that EPB and the city are "close" on the amount owed by the utility to the city on street light overbilling. Mr. Sewell said the city computed the amount at about $1.2 million, while he said EPB's auditing firm, Mauldin and Jenkins, has it at $1.5 million for an 89-month period that was audited. Mr. Sewell ... (click for more)

City Council Votes 5-4 On New Process For Naming IDB Members

The City Council voted Tuesday night 5-4 to set up a new process for naming members to the Industrial Development Board (IDB), which currently has four vacancies. The process includes three City Council panels: A (Districts 1, 2, 3), B (Districts 4, 5, 6), and C (Districts 7, 8, 9). Group A will fill two of the vacancies and Groups B and C one each. Agreement ... (click for more)

Candidates Should State Facts, Not Fiction

At a recent forum for candidates for the Signal Mountain Town Council, one candidate, Mr. Chris Howley, discussed a number of issues and presented “facts” using incorrect or misleading statements.   Here are several issues that should be clarified: 1.       On the road up the mountain:   “I called TDOT.   I talked to Ken Flynn.   ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I’m Certainly No Expert

Sometime on Monday night, after I had written a piece on getting swatted with a switch as a kid, I got an email from ESPN Canada asking if I would be a televised guest on “Off the Record,” the most watched daily sports show in Canada. The subject: corporal punishment in America. Are you kidding me? I am hardly an expert. All weekend my world of sports and its excitement was warped ... (click for more)