Newk's Eatery

Newk’s Eatery Welcomes Keith Moody

Newk’s Eatery announced the hire of Keith Moody as territory director of franchise operations for the fast-casual restaurant concept. Moody has been in franchise restaurant operations for more than 20 years and will apply his skills and knowledge to assist in Newk’s rapid expansion.

“The driving force behind me coming to work at Newk’s was the food, which is outrageously good,” Moody says. “I know that when people try it, they will return again and again.”

Newk’s Brings Out The Pork For LTO Fall Menu

Newk’s Eatery’s, a 58-unit fresh-casual restaurant concept, has expanded the fall line to include three pork entrées.

The new limited-time menu offerings—Newk’s PB&Q, The Cuban, and the Pork Tenderloin Platter catering menu addition—are being rolled out system-wide.

Newk’s PB&Q and The Cuban are made with pork that is hand-rubbed with secret spices and brined on-site for a full 24 hours to create juicy tenderloin.

Newk’s Eatery Hires Two Support Center Team Members

Newk’s Eatery announced the hire of two new support center team members, who will assist in the national expansion of the brand.

After nine years in business, the restaurant concept is rapidly growing, with 12 new restaurant locations planned to open before the end of 2013.

Gary Brem, a 34-year foodservice construction veteran, has been named director of development, and Klara Smith, a 15-year legal industry professional, has been chosen as the company’s general counsel.

Newk's Eatery Adding Summer Options to Menu

Newk’s Eatery will be launching two new limited time offers: a buffalo chicken sandwich and an arugula salmon salad. These options will be added to Newk’s already delicious offerings of healthy salads, California- style pizzas, specialty sandwiches and hearty soups.


Newk’s Eatery provides a fresh casual dining experience with a menu full of a variety of made-to-order choices with comfortable in-restaurant dining, grab-and-go, convenient pick-up, and catering.


Newk's Unveils Its New Identity in Plano, TX

The dining experience that Newk’s customers know and love won’t be changing, but guests of the popular fresh-casual restaurant chain will soon see a new logo on signage, printed items, and marketing materials.

Additionally, the restaurant will be changing its name from Newk’s Express Café to Newk’s Eatery. The change marks the first revamp to the brand’s name and visual identity since the original restaurant opened in 2004.

Newk’s Springs Into Action With Four LTO Pizzas

This month, Newk’s Express Café launched four new pizza flavors. The pizzas—Salmon, Buffalo Chicken, Steak and Mushroom, and Crawfish—will be available through the spring.

The Salmon pizza features fresh dill, capers, red onion, and a tangy dill sauce.

The Buffalo Chicken pizza has Cheddar, Provolone, celery, and zesty hot sauce.

Grilled portabellas, caramelized onions, and Mozzarella top the Steak and Mushroom pizza, while the Crawfish pizza includes Gouda, Provolone, artichokes, and red and yellow peppers.

Newk’s Digs Into Pair of Mac and Cheese LTOs

Newk’s Express Café has added two new macaroni and cheese dishes to the menu for a limited time. The fast-casual restaurant is offering Four Cheese and Pimiento with Bacon as side dishes or entrees through the spring.

The four-cheese version contains macaroni noodles blended into a combination of Asiago, white Cheddar, Parmesan, and Swiss cheeses and baked to a golden brown.

Pimiento with Bacon is a blend of Asiago, white Cheddar, Parmesan, and Swiss cheeses layered between two layers of Newk’s own Pimiento cheese recipe and topped with bacon.