Extra With Every Bite embodies our belief that each and every bite of our flavorful creations should be a moment of delight, bursting with exceptional taste and quality. This motto is a friendly invitation into our home, where we pour heart into our culinary creations, serve up joy in generous portions, and delight in the smiles of satisfied guests. In our kitchens, ‘extra’ is the secret ingredient that makes every Newk’s meal special.

Our Manifesto are the Words we live by

In a world of fast food, frozen patties, and fried chicken, people are looking for more out of their food. A little extra effort in the kitchen goes a long way at the table. At Newk’s, we give you our best family recipes made with extra love.

Good tAste is in our culture(s)

Newk’s has many influences that come together to create high-quality food with exceptional flavors. Beloved for our high proteins and culinary versatility: a little southern, a little Italian, all delicious.

Newk’s Story

2004 Newk’s Eatery was founded in Oxford, Mississippi

2005 We opened our first Franchised store.

2008 “Top 10 New Restaurant Concepts” by Restaurant Chains Magazine.

2009 “Top 5000 Fastest Growing Companies.” by Inc. Magazine’s

2010 Named among the Nation's top "Growing Concepts" by Nation's Restaurant News.

2011 We opened 14 new Newk's units throughout this year, a record thus far for our development team.

2012 Newk's was named among the "Top 10 Best Franchises" in QSR Magazine and among Technomic's "Top 150 Fast-Casual Chains."

2013 In 2013, we changed our name to Newk's Eatery, and introduced a fresh, new design to our stores. Our classic family recipes, however, remained unchanged. We opened an additional 14 units this year.

2014-2017 Newk's was named among Fast Casual's "Top 20 Movers & Shakers" and "25 Smartest Growing Brands" by Franchise Times. Newk's was named one of Nation's Restaurant News' "20 Standout Brands."

2020-Today Newk's Eatery has grown to over 100 locations in 13 U.S. states. Keep checking back as we could be coming to a neighborhood near you very soon!

Our Leaders

  • Chris Newcomb Founder

  • Frank Paci Chief Executive Officer

  • Denise Pedini Chief Marketing Officer

  • Adam Karveller Chief Technology Officer

  • Matt Wilson Vice President of Operations

  • Mark Reedy Vice President of Franchise Operations

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