After an overwhelmingly successful launch in greater Cincinnati, Nashville Hot, an authentic Nashville-style hot chicken is coming to Dayton. Nashville Hot LLC has entered into a franchise agreement with an experienced group of investors led by Mike Craddick to open multiple Dayton area franchises of Nashville Hot. The first location will be in the Austin Landing development and is slated to open in November 2016.
Nashville Hot, a new fast-casual dining concept opened its first location in February 2016 in Crescent Springs, Northern Kentucky. The restaurant group, Nashville Hot LLC is founded by local entrepreneur and former Tom+Chee President and early investor David Krikorian. Former Cincinnati Bengal, Brad Cousino is a partner in the company.
“We are thrilled to have Nashville Hot expanding into a new marketplace,” Krikorian says. “Mike is an extremely knowledgeable restaurant franchise operator and we are excited to bring authentic hot chicken to Dayton, Ohio.”
Nashville Hot also plans to announce new restaurant locations in the Cincinnati area over the next several months. The restaurant group is targeting expansion into Indianapolis, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh.