Newk’s Eatery to open in Cullman Nov. 4


CULLMAN, Ala.  – Newk’s Eatery, named “America’s Favorite Fast-Casual Chains“ by Restaurant Business Magazine, will open in Cullman at 410 Second Ave. NW (U.S. Highway 31, in the old Dairy Queen location) Monday, Nov. 4.

“As we continue our growth in Alabama, our goal remains to continue providing wholesome and convenient meals that Feed What Matters,” said Michelle Spohnholz, VP of marketing at Newk’s Eatery. “Whether dining in or enjoying dinner with loved ones at home, the Cullman community can expect a hands-on approach to every meal and for our team to go the extra mile.

The Newk’s menu features scratch-made recipes developed by founder Chris ‘Newk’ Newcomb that include chicken salad, pimento cheese and beef chili, all perfected over generations. House-roasted garlic and olive oils are infused in-restaurant and more than 20 fresh, hand-chopped produce items are prepared daily.

The newly-renovated 3,700-square-foot restaurant can accommodate 83 guests and features a 300-square-foot outdoor patio that seats an additional 16 guests.

To celebrate the opening, Newk’s is hosting a “Dozen-Layer Cake Cutting Ceremony” Thursday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. Newk’s will also offer daily specials all week long including:

  • Monday, Nov. 4: Free Drink Day
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5: Free Cake Day
  • Wednesday, Nov. 6: $5.99 Pizza Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 7: Free Prizes and Giveaways at the Grand Opening
  • Friday, Nov. 8: Free Crispy Day
  • Saturday, Nov. 9: Kids Eat Free Day
  • Sunday, Nov. 10: Free Cup of Soup Day

The Cullman franchise, operated by Newwood Foods, is led by Britt Smallwood and will be open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

The latest opening marks Newk’s 16th restaurant in Alabama, growing Newk’s footprint to more than 120 restaurants.

“At Newk’s we’re all about providing the best scratch-made meals from wholesome ingredients crafted for real living,” said Smallwood, franchisee of the Newk’s Cullman restaurant. “Our team looks forward to welcoming guests and sharing our passion for food and family with the Cullman community.”

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