Founded in 2004, Newk’s Eatery is a fast-casual restaurant and caterer that delivers an extra helping of Southern hospitality and charm with every portion. Customers of Newk’s Eatery appreciate its signature Newcomb family recipes, including its chicken salad and “Tippah County” caviar (made with black-eyed peas). With a background in deli counters and deluxe sandwiches, the founders of Newk’s Eatery are committed to fresh ingredients and a homemade feel. Their catering dishes are a perfect choice for office catering, small parties, and game-night snacks—especially when your guests have a hankering for premium deli sandwiches and flavorful salads, Southern-style sides, and sweet tea. And with more than 100 locations from Atlanta to Austin, ordering from Newk’s Eatery is the fastest and easiest way to get classic sandwiches with unique sides delivered to your doorstep. Here’s what you can expect from the Newk’s Eatery location in your neck of the woods.
When you have to order lunch for the office or enough sandwiches, soup, and salad to satisfy big appetites before the game, Newk’s Eatery has plenty of popular options. Locals love starters like the pimento cheese-ball tray, packed with cheese and peppers, then rolled in pecans and served with buttery crackers.
Need something boxed and ready to go for a meeting or conference? Their boxed lunches include classic sandwiches, like turkey breast, smoked ham, or roast beef, with chips and a dessert. There are plenty of salad options for gluten-free or paleo dieters, too, from grilled-chicken salad with gorgonzola, grapes and artichoke, to shrimp and avocado on a bed of mixed greens.
Sides like pasta salad with roasted chicken, snow peas, and bell peppers will help fill out a buffet table. And you can’t go wrong with a dessert platter piled high with brownies and Rice Krispy treats.
Since Newk’s Eatery is a Southern fast-casual chain, choosing a gallon of their sweetened or unsweetened iced tea is practically a no-brainer.
Portion Size Guide
There’s no guesswork involved with Newk’s Eatery catering—the company spells it right out for you on its website, and its dishes are made to scale for small parties and large gatherings alike.
Here’s a typical breakdown:
- The mini portion: serves 5 to 8 guests
- The small portion: serves 12 to 15 guests
- The medium portion: serves 16 to 20 guests
- The large portion: serves 24 to 28 guests
Working on a bigger event? Contact one of our Ninjas about your catering needs.
What to Order
Have an event around the corner? Here are ezCater’s recommendations for putting a smile on everyone’s face.
Working Staff Lunch (10 to 15 people)
Simplicity and ease is the name of the game. Order a classic sandwich platter with assorted deli options, as well as vegetarian-based pasta salads, including the Newk’s Eatery specialty, Tippah County caviar made with black-eyed peas. A small “simply” salad or individual boxed salad lunches can help meet the needs of vegetarians or gluten-free diners.
Game Night (10 people)
Sports fans never have to worry when Newk’s Eatery is on call. Everyone can dig into delicious apps, like the pimento cheese-ball tray, Triple Take platter, or antipasto tray and go home happy, win or lose.
Backyard Blowout (25 people)
Get fancy with a Newk’s Eatery shrimp platter (or two), as well as their bruschetta platter. If it’s close to dinner time, you can’t go wrong with large helpings of their pasta-salad bowl and Newk’s Favorite Salad, topped with grilled chicken, ooey-gooey gorgonzola, dried cranberries, grapes, artichokes, pecans, and croutons. Round it out with a dessert tray or a whole cake if you’re celebrating someone special.
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