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Chris Newcomb, founder and CEO, Newk's Eatery

7 questions with Newk’s CEO: Minimum wage, food safety, more

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Chris Newcomb, founder and CEO of Jackson, Miss.-based Newk’s Franchise Co., spoke with Nation’s Restaurant News Sunday about topics affecting the restaurant industry.

Newcomb founded Newk’s Express Cafe in 2004, in Oxford, Miss. The brand changed its name to Newk’s Eatery in 2013.

Here is how Newcomb replied to seven quick questions:


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