Slim & Husky’s celebrated their newest opening in Atlanta at Morehouse College, which opened on Monday, February 13th.
The mission of Slim & Husky’s is to empower communities while using pizza as their vehicle to engage, offering quality food, employment opportunities, and community events as the company expands across the nation.
The three Tennessee State University grads and football players, Clint Gray – CMO, Derrick Moore- Chief Development Officer & EJ Reed – CEO started Slim + Husky’s to serve unique pies and provide jobs to their neighborhood in North Nashville. Now, they have expanded locations across the country and offer build-your-own pizzas, take-out options, catering services, and national delivery. This includes opening the first Black-owned restaurant to open on Broadway in Nashville.
Their motto, “Pizza. Art. Music” sums up their founding beliefs to create change and opportunities within underserved communities, while embracing the music culture.
The owners consider their biggest accomplishments opening the flagship Slim & Husky’s restaurant in their North Nashville neighborhood, the ability to provide a substantial number of jobs, and the ability to live out their dream while providing a real impact on their community.
When they aren’t perfecting their product, Clint, Derrick & EJ are hosting community events and participating in speaking engagements at local schools, nonprofits, small businesses, and organizations. From hosting events to support local artists to honoring area teachers, they strive to recognize and promote positivity wherever they go.