Posts Tagged ‘McAlister’s Deli’

Wright named VP

by Published: May 13,2012

Tags: McAlister's Deli, Panera, Peter Wright, Starbucks, The Counter

McAlister’s Deli has appointed Peter Wright as vice president of franchise development. Wright is a 14-year restaurant industry veteran, serving in various development and real estate roles at The Counter, Panera and Starbucks, among others. In his new role, Wright will report to CEO Frank Paci and be responsible for identifying and recruiting new multi-unit […] [...]

Q&A: Chris Newcomb, founder, Newk’s Franchise Company, LLC

by Published: August 21,2011

Tags: Chris Newcomb, McAlister's Deli, Newk's, Q&A

Key to success is appealing to folks wanting more than fast food Chris Newcomb is a founder of Newk’s Express Café, which is headquartered in Jackson and will comprise 50 stores by year end. Newcomb’s family began the successful McAlister’s Deli chain in Oxford in 1989, sold it in 2001 with 50 stores, and opened […] [...]

20 years and still growing

by Published: October 19,2009

Tags: McAlister's Deli, Phil Friedman

  McALISTER’S Deli now has nearly 300 restaurants in 22 states   Twenty years ago, McAlister’s Deli opened its first restaurant in Oxford and quickly became a hit in the small college town for its soups, sandwiches and sweet tea. That restaurant on University Drive was the beginning of what is now McAlister’s Corporation that operates 296 […] [...]

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