How Shoney’s new menu caters to younger diners

January 24, 2017

Last September, Shoney’s a 147-unit family-dining chain based in Nashville, rolled out a new menu to appeal to a younger, more food-focused crowd. Corporate executive chef Eric Cleveland discussed some of the changes, as well as finding the balance between attracting new customers and satisfying old ones.

Tell me about the new menu.

We’re doing some things to focus on bringing in the Millennials and the young families. For instance we’re doing some grilled whitefish items. We also did a grilled salmon with a sweet heat glaze, grilled chicken with a cucumber cranberry relish. We’re doing a chicken Florentine, open-faced