FACE Hospitality, subsidiary of FACE Amusement Group, announced approval on a franchise agreement with famed chef, author and Emmy Award-winning television personality Guy Fieri and restaurateur, Robert Earl to open Chicken Guy! locations across the state of Tennessee. The first stage of the agreement will include the 2020 opening of Chicken Guy! in downtown Nashville, off Second Avenue and Commerce Street, one block from the infamous Honky Tonk Row. Details on the restaurant opening date are forthcoming. Future Tennessee Chicken Guy! locations include Knoxville, Gatlinburg and Johnson City.
“We’re eager to partner with Guy Fieri, Robert Earl and their culinary team,” SAYS Rosemary Rose, President of FACE Hospitality. “Nothing brings people together like great food and we look forward to adding their unique twists and bold tastes to our family.”
“I’ve shot DDD and eaten all over the state and I know how much the great people of Tennessee love their real deal chicken. So, to be able to partner with a great local team like FACE Hospitality is a perfect opportunity to bring Chicken Guy! to Nashville and beyond."
“Guy and I are looking forward to our partnership with FACE Hospitality,” SAYS Robert Earl. “It has been our vision to expand our business by finding the best franchisees for Chicken Guy!, and we look forward to opening our first Chicken Guy! locations in the great state of Tennessee with FACE.”
Chicken Guy! offers guests one-of-a kind flavors to satisfy any appetite, including all-natural chicken tenders, skewers, sandwiches and salads that can be paired with more than 20 varieties of house-made sauces. Staple menu items include the Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ sandwich which features pepper jack, bourbon brown sugar BBQ sauce, special sauce, slaw, pickles and BBQ kettle chips. Flavortown frozen treats offer guests a delightful end to their meal, such as Triple Double Mint with hand-spun mint chocolate soft serve, crushed Oreo cookies, chocolate mints, chocolate syrup and fresh whipped cream.
Continuing their growth, FACE Amusement Group has 21 locations across the United States and offers entertainment for kids and kids at heart. Adventure seekers will appreciate the Branson Buzzsaw, a thrilling new swing ride that lifts guests to the top of a 123-foot tower where they spin at 10 revolutions per minute.