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First 100 Guests Will Receive A Zaxby’s Fanatic Pack of FREE Dealz For A Year* 

HERMITAGE, Tenn. — It’s a grand opening celebration for the new Zaxby’s location in Hermitage, and everyone is invited! ROC Solid Foods, LLC licensees Lee Oliver and Bonnie Ryan will open the doors to Hermitage’s first Zaxby’s restaurant Monday. A Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings, the new restaurant is located at 4115 Lebanon Pike and will operate 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.

To celebrate the official grand opening this Monday, October 14, the first 100 guests in line will receive a Zaxby’s Fanatic Pack with 52 FREE Dealz from Zaxby’s. Each card is valid for one week, for the dates specified.* Zaxby’s new Fanatic Pack of Free Dealz will include menu favorites like a free Meal Deal, a free Milkshake, a free Zappetizer, and more. The grand opening celebration will feature an appearance by Zax Kidz Club mascot, LZ, balloons for kids, and menu sampling for guests.

“We are excited to be a part of the Hermitage community and can’t wait to see everyone on grand opening day to celebrate with us!” said Oliver, who, with Ryan, currently owns the Lebanon, Tenn., Zaxby’s location. “It’s important to us to build longstanding partnerships and be a part of the community we serve. We are looking forward to beginning those relationships in Hermitage.”

The new 3,800-square-foot location will seat 90 in Zaxby’s unique design — a bright, open interior décor complemented by custom vintage prints and school memorabilia. Zaxby’s also offers drive-thru services to meet the needs of customers on the go.

Zaxby’s has built its reputation and loyal fan following by providing a fantastic experience, excellent service and great-tasting food, and we plan to carry on that tradition with Zaxby’s fans in Hermitage,” said Oliver, who believes the restaurant — from the atmosphere to the service — will exceed community expectations. “We’ve assembled a great group of team members who will deliver on the Zaxby’s mission to ‘consistently create encore experiences that enrich lives one person at a time,’” said Oliver.

            The new location will be the second for Davidson County, and the 58th for the Volunteer State. Zaxby’s currently operates more than 585 locations in 13 states — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

An alternative to fast food, Zaxby’s offers prepared-at-order chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads. Zaxby’s most popular items are its hand-breaded Chicken Fingerz and Traditional or Boneless Wings, smothered in a choice of nine signature sauces with names like Wimpy, Tongue Torch, Nuclear and Insane.

The menu also offers innovative Zappetizers like Tater Chips, Spicy Fried Mushrooms and Fried White Cheddar Bites, as well as a variety of Party Platterz perfect for any tailgating, family gathering or special occasion where flavor cravers come together to enjoy great food and good times.

Zaxby’s offers three salads, or Zalads: The House, The Blue and The Caesar. All of Zaxby’s Zalads offer more chicken, unique ingredients, such as French-fried onions, fresh veggies and juicy tomatoes, and are larger than most salads offered elsewhere. Each is prepared with your choice of chicken, three kinds of lettuce and a variety of craveable toppings. Zalads are not assembled until your order is placed, versus being pre-made and stored in a cooler.

As a sweet treat for fans, Zaxby’s offers a new line of premium milkshakes, including the popular Birthday Cake and Banana Pudding Milkshakes and the new Chocolate Cookie Milkshake. They are rich and creamy, hand-blended, topped with whipped cream and are almost impossible to resist.

Don’t forget to join the Zaxby’s grand opening celebration this Monday, October 14, starting at 10:30 a.m.!


*Free Fanatic Dealz cards are not redeemable before or after the dates shown, and are valid at the Hermitage location only.


About Zaxby’s

An alternative to fast food, Zaxby’s offers its guests prepared-at-order Chicken Fingerz, Traditional or Boneless Wings, sandwiches, Zalads and Zappetizers, along with a variety of nine sauces ranging from Wimpy and Tongue Torch to Nuclear and Insane. Childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley hatched the Athens, Ga.-based chain in 1990 to provide a fun, relaxing atmosphere that would keep guests coming back for more. Zaxby’s ranked number one in the chicken segment and number five in the nation for total sales by Technomic in the 2012 Top 150 Fast-Casual Chain Restaurant Report. Consumers ranked Zaxby’s as the Most Craveable Fast Casual in America, in Technomic’s Consumer Brand Metrics program, and the chain was listed as one of the 12 Best Franchise Deals in 2013 by QSR magazine. In honor of the thousands of children the restaurant chain serves every year, Zaxby’s is a proud supporter of Make-A-Wish. The company operates more than 585 locations in 13 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, please visit,, or follow on Twitter @Zaxbys.