Newk’s Eatery News

Founded: 2004

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.

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Newk's Eatery is welcoming the change in season with comfort food classics, including two menu additions, the return of a fan favorite, and a new Mix & Match family meal deal all for a limited time.
October 15th, 2019
Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, celebrates its sixth year and honors co-founder Lori Newcomb with the achievement of exceeding $1.4M in fundraising efforts.
October 9th, 2019
Newk's Eatery today announces the grand re-opening of all seven locations in its home market of Jackson, Miss., with a new restaurant prototype inspired by the brand's 'Project Strive' initiative.
October 7th, 2019
Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, begins its sixth year raising critical awareness for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September, honoring co-founder Lori Newcomb.
August 14th, 2019
Newk's Eatery, recently named "America's Favorite Fast-Casual Chains" by Restaurant Business Magazine, announces an 18-restaurant expansion across Texas and Oklahoma over the next few years.
July 23rd, 2019
Newk's Eatery is celebrating summer with exclusive promotions, including three new menu additions and reimagined Grab-N-Go summer recipes.
June 10th, 2019
Newk's Eatery, recently named America's Top Fast-Casual Chain by Restaurant Business Magazine, announced today new culinary-driven menu additions, available for a limited time through the spring season.
April 30th, 2019
Newk's Eatery is celebrating 15 years of carefully crafted meals from treasured Newcomb family recipes with promotions throughout the month of February in all 122 locations.
January 31st, 2019
Celebrating its fifth year fighting for women battling ovarian cancer, Newk's Cares - the ovarian cancer awareness movement spearheaded by Newk's Eatery - raised over $258,000 for research of the disease.
December 4th, 2018
Newk's Eatery announces the launch of its version of the French Dip Au Jus, now available for a limited-time through December.
October 4th, 2018
Beginning its fifth year, Newk's Cares — the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual Newk's Eatery— is spearheading efforts to fight for the one in 78 women who will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime,...
August 13th, 2018
Newk's Eatery, known for its culinary-driven menu, open kitchens and blue-ribbon premium ingredients, launches a new line up of dishes to kick off spring.
April 9th, 2018
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Four existing franchisees of fast casual restaurant brand Newk's Eatery will expand their franchise agreements.
December 14th, 2017
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu, continues its growth with four franchised restaurants opening in Georgia in December.
November 29th, 2017
Newk's Eatery has launched a limited-time menu featuring premium proteins with seasonal ingredients and classic holiday flavors.
November 14th, 2017
Newk’s Eatery, known for its culinary-driven menu, open kitchens and blue-ribbon ingredients, will open its first Indiana location in Greenwood on Oct. 9
October 6th, 2017
Newk's Eatery is expanding in North Texas with the company's latest development agreement to open seven locations in Fort Worth and surrounding areas.
August 23rd, 2017
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, and its co-founder Chris Newcomb received top honors from prominent industry organizations during the 2017 NRA Show.
June 6th, 2017
Newk's Eatery experienced continued growth in 2016, including six new area development agreements that will add more than 40 new restaurants to the brand's regional footprint.
January 26th, 2017
On October 24, Newk’s Eatery - a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its foodie flair - is opening its fourth restaurant in the Jacksonville community.
October 18th, 2016
Celebrating the beginning of its third year, Newk’s Cares has reached a landmark fundraising milestone, having raised more than half a million dollars for the cause to date.
October 12th, 2016
On October 10, Newk’s Eatery - a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its foodie flair - will be moving onto the Palm Beach dining scene.
October 4th, 2016
Newk’s Cares has been named a Silver Award Winner by the International Franchise Association’s Education & Research Foundation’s second annual “Franchising Gives Back” Awards.
September 20th, 2016
Newk’s Eatery - best known for its fresh, flavorful menu and warm hospitality - will satisfy fall cravings with a seasonal lineup of savory favorites.
September 12th, 2016
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Newk’s Eatery - one of the fastest growing fast-casual restaurant brands in today’s market - has named Michael Clock the chain’s new Chief Financial Officer.
August 24th, 2016
Newk's Eatery is expanding into Virginia with the company's latest development agreement to open 10 locations in Fairfax and Arlington counties over the next six years.
August 11th, 2016
This fall, Newk’s Eatery-a fast-casual restaurant brand known for its bold flavors and fresh ingredients- is moving onto the Palm Beach dining scene.
August 10th, 2016
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, was named among the industry's most significant brands as part of NRN's Top 200 Chains.
August 2nd, 2016
Newk’s Eatery is replacing the standard bread choice for five of its guest-favorite sandwiches with a new clean label 11-grain wheat bread starting August 1.
July 27th, 2016
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchen, has inked a new development agreement with franchisee C2 Investment Partners, LLC.
July 6th, 2016
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, is expanding into Central Florida, with plans to bring 10-12 corporate-owned locations to theOrlando area over the next five years.
June 28th, 2016
Blindsided and heartbroken by a type of cancer very few recognize or understand, Lori and her husband Chris, Co-founder and CEO of Newk’s Eatery, saw an opportunity to save women’s lives through their rapidly expanding restaurant brand.
May 18th, 2016
Cassandra Stokes has been a Newk’s Eatery franchisee for just two and a half years, and she is already making restaurant history with the 101-unit chain.
May 6th, 2016
On Monday, April 25, fast-casual restaurant chain Newk’s Eatery is bringing its signature brand of fresh, flavorful dining to San Marcos, Texas with the grand opening of the city’s first Newk’s restaurant.
April 21st, 2016
Pairing a big moment with a big cause, fast-casual Newk’s Eatery is celebrating its centennial restaurant opening by uniting system-wide to raise $100,000 for ovarian cancer research starting April 4.
March 30th, 2016
As a part of Newk’s Eatery’s plan to double in size by 2019, the fast-casual brand is making strides to further strengthen its technical and franchise offerings with the promotion of Adam Karveller and Keith Moody.
March 14th, 2016
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On March 7, foodie restaurant brand Newk’s Eatery is debuting in the Raleigh-Durham area with its first restaurant in Cary, N.C., bolstering the company’s North Carolina footprint and rapid East Coast expansion.
March 3rd, 2016
Newk’s Eatery, the “next generation” fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, says 2015 was a year for the record books, with a 27 percent increase in the number of restaurants.
February 4th, 2016
On Monday, February 8, fast-casual restaurant chain Newk’s Eatery is bringing its signature brand of fresh, flavorful dining to Eldridge Parkway with the opening of its fourth Houston area restaurant.
February 2nd, 2016
On January 11, Newk’s Eatery is bringing fresh, flavorful dining to Jacksonville’s booming Mandarin community with a restaurant in the new Claire Lane Center on San Jose Boulevard.
January 8th, 2016
Newk’s Eatery - a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its foodie flair - is next week bringing its signature brand of fresh, flavorful eating to the Tampa Bay area with the region’s first Newk’s Eatery...
December 21st, 2015
Newk’s Eatery, a fast-casual restaurant brand known for its delivery of bold flavors and fresh ingredients, is expanding its Houston area presence with two new restaurants.
December 16th, 2015
One of Newk’s Eatery’s most successful franchisee teams is taking fresh, flavorful eating across the bay to the Eastern Shore with Spanish Fort’s first Newk’s restaurant.
December 14th, 2015
Newk’s Eatery is doubling down on its Jacksonville, Fla. presence with the acquisition of two franchise-owned locations, along with plans to open as many as half a dozen more restaurants between the River City and St. Augustine.
November 30th, 2015
Known for its bold flavors and fresh, premium ingredients, Newk’s Eatery is opening three new restaurants for Mobile diners in the coming months.
November 19th, 2015
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchen, has announced a new development agreement that will bring 10 Newk's locations to Southeastern Florida.
November 10th, 2015
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, will unveil a new design prototype with the opening of its first Lafayette, Louisiana, restaurant today.
October 26th, 2015
With the close of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September, teal has become more than the talk of the town; it’s become the talk of a brand nationwide.
October 19th, 2015
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This month, Newk's ongoing ovarian cancer awareness campaign is re-surging across Newk's more than 80 restaurants with permanent in-restaurant changes and a second-annual Ovarian Cycle fundraising spin event.
September 2nd, 2015
Newk’s Eatery franchisee and fourth-generation New Braunfels native Stephen Kuehler is bringing fresh, fast and flavorful dining onto the New Braunfels food scene with the city’s first Newk’s restaurant.
September 1st, 2015
Newk’s Eatery, a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its fresh, flavorful dining, has named Robert Nygren the brand’s new Chief Financial Officer.
August 31st, 2015
Newk’s Eatery - a fast-casual brand known for its distinctive fresh, flavorful menu - is setting down deeper roots in Little Rock, Ark. with the opening of a fourth restaurant in the area this summer.
August 24th, 2015
Newk’s Eatery, a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its fresh, flavorful dining, has announced Alan Wright as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
August 21st, 2015
Newk’s Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, has named Scott Stanford vice president of human resources, a new position for the company.
August 12th, 2015
QSR Magazine has named Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, a top pick for franchisees looking for concepts that deliver a "mutually beneficial relationship."
July 30th, 2015
Newk's Eatery, the fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, was named among the industry's most significant brands at The 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 gala at the National Restaurant Association's 2015 show in Chicago.
June 1st, 2015
Newk's Eatery, the fast-casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, has announced a new development agreement with New Orleans-based Southeast Restaurant Group, founded by Elie Khoury.
May 14th, 2015
Newk's Eatery is laying franchise growth plans in new markets stretching across the South.
April 8th, 2015
Newk's Eatery, the fast-casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchen, has announced its newest franchise partner, Stephen Kuehler, who will lead the chain's expansion into the San Antonio area.
March 9th, 2015
Newk's Eatery, the fast-casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchen, is expanding to Columbia, South Carolina, in partnership with its newest franchisees, Chris and Pam Corn.
February 23rd, 2015
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