Guy Fieri’s Chicken Guy! Hatches Its First Michigan Location

Chef and TV Personality Guy Fieri creates a partnership with the Tomey Group Bringing His Acclaimed Fast-Casual Restaurant, Chicken Guy!, to Metro Detroit. Opening April 1st in Livonia.

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Livonia, MI — March 20, 2023

Chef, restaurateur, and TV personality Guy Fieri and Michigan-based company, The Tomey Group, under the label Tomey Chicken, LLC., are thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of Chicken Guy! in Livonia, MI, on April 1st. This will be the restaurant’s first location in Michigan.

Hatched from the minds of chef Guy Fieri and renowned restaurateur Robert Earl, the new Chicken Guy! in Livonia, Michigan, will be the chain’s 8th location and strengthen Guy Fieri’s commitment to introducing his fast-casual and quick-service offerings for guests looking to experience mouth-watering creations.  Chicken Guy! Livonia will be the first location in Michigan, with another 19 locations scheduled to be opening in southeast Michigan within a couple of years under the partnership of The Tomey Group.  This partnership makes The Tomey Group the largest franchise partner in the country.

“The people of The Motor City have spoken…I’m bringin’ my real deal chicken tenders, sandwiches, and shakes to Livonia.  From shooting DDD to taking part in the Woodward Dream Cruise, the Detroit area has always been a go-to for me, so I’m stoked for everyone to give us a try. See ya there!” said Guy Fieri.

Guy Fieri / Photo Courtesy of the food Network

“We are excited to announce the opening of the first Chicken Guy! in Michigan and partner with one of our favorite chefs and TV personalities, Guy Fieri,” said Anthony Tomey, CEO, The Tomey Group. “The food and variety of sauces are made with the expertise of Guy, that you can only imagine how delicious the food is. This is just the first location of many, as we have plans to expand to all over Southeast Michigan.”  Michael Tomey, CFO, The Tomey Group added, “Guy Fieri and Robert Earl are renowned when it comes to quality food and restaurants, so we are thrilled to be able to partner with them and bring Michigan the opportunity to experience Chicken Guy!.”

What to Expect

Guests will see an array of Fieri’s fan favorites, including signature sandwiches, chicken tender combos, salad bowls, and all the special sauces. The menu at Chicken Guy! will feature one-of-a-kind all-natural fresh chicken tenders, hand-pounded to maximize crunch and paired with a wide selection of delicious sauces. Brined in fresh lemon juice, pickle brine, buttermilk, and infused with fresh herbs, these tenders deliver on flavor and texture.

Offering 22 signature sauces to complement any menu item, Chicken Guy! is the perfect spot where creativity is shown through chicken recipes. Guests can also enjoy flavorful sides such as Chicken Guy! Fries with Guy’s special fry seasoning, crowd-pleasing Mac Daddy Mac ‘n Cheese, fried pickles, and fresh slaw to perfectly complete their meal.

For people who have a sweet tooth, unique desserts such as Triple Double Ice Cream Treat–triple chocolate and double-mint, or the Cinnamon Apple – a heaping cup of vanilla soft serve ice cream smothered in Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ and Apple Jacks™ cereal will give everyone a taste of Heaven.

Michigan’s first Chicken Guy! will be located at 30130 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI, and is scheduled to open on April 1, 2023. For additional information, visit www.chickenguy.com.

About Chicken Guy!

With its flagship location in Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, and additional locations in Winter Park, FL, Levi’s Stadium, FedEx Field, Atlantic City, NJ, Pittsburgh, PA, and Gatlinburg, TN, Chicken Guy! features Chef Guy Fieri’s recipe for one-of-a-kind tenders pounded out to maximize crunchy texture and flavor, served with an array of tantalizing sauces. They are brined in a mixture of fresh lemon juice, pickle brine, and buttermilk and infused with a proprietary blend of herbs and spices, giving Chicken Guy! tenders their unique texture and flavor.

Sourced from chicken that is all-natural, antibiotic-free, and breaded, Chicken Guy! tenders are paired with your choice of a wide range of delicious sauces to enjoy as-is or inside an assortment of mouth-watering sandwiches, and don’t forget the irresistible sides, including fries with Guy’s signature seasoning, entrée-sized sandwiches, and decadent shakes–your taste buds will be thanking you for the experience. For more information, including up-to-date location listings and details about the full menu, visit www.chickenguy.com. Follow on Twitter and Instagram @chickenguy and on Facebook at @realchickenguy.

About Tomey Group

The Tomey Group was founded in 2003 by Fawzi Tomey, President, and is family owned and operated. Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Siblings Anthony Tomey, CEO, Michael Tomey, CFO, and Christine Tomey, Chief Compliance Officer, along with their uncle Tony Tohme, Chief Administrative Officer, run the daily operations for the group.

Opening their first Jimmy Johns location in 2003 in Novi, Michigan, the Tomey Group has expanded and currently owns and operates over 50 Jimmy Johns throughout Southeast Michigan. They are the 3rd largest franchise owner of the Jimmy Johns brand in the country. In 2023, The Tomey Group, in partnership with brother-n-laws Simon Jonna and Raymond Jonna of The Jonna Group, the $1 Sale-Listing Broker Nationwide on Crexi and CoreNet Global Broker of the Year 2022, formed Tomey Chicken, LLC. Tomey Chicken, LLC added Chef Guy Fieri and renowned restauranter Robert Earl’s brand, Chicken Guy!, to their portfolio.

They will be opening 20 locations in Michigan and are the company’s largest franchise partner in the country. The Tomey Group are proud of its local roots in Michigan and continues to support the community through charitable initiatives and providing job opportunities to currently over 650 employees.

The partners are also co-owners of specific brands that further show their pride and represent their hometown through the award-winning vodka, 8 Mile Vodka, and Born in Detroit apparel brand. The mission of the Tomey Group is to provide outstanding customer service, deliver top-quality products and provide a workplace environment that makes each employee feel part of the Tomey family. For additional information about the Tomey Group, please visit www.TomeyGroup.com.

About Jonna Group

Jonna Group goes global. Jonna Group is the top-ranked NNN & Multifamily industry leader. Specializing in the sale of Net-Lease corporate brands to include retail, medical, office, industrial, as well as national multifamily and beyond. With an elite presence in the investment arena and a multi-billion sales track record, no landscape is unchartered from Middle America to Urban-Core City Centers.

Jonna Group excels in 50 states backed by a global marketing engine. A top nationwide producer upon transition, Jonna Group joined forces with Colliers to form the most dynamic partnership in the industry. Colliers has a 45-year history of building private client relationships with full-service amenities, including investment sales, finance, leasing, and property management, among a range of other services. Colliers hosts 550+ offices & 18,000 professionals throughout the USA and 68 countries, with an annual production volume of $130+ Billion.

The best-in-class brokerage platform offers cutting-edge technology that maximizes Capital Migration due to the largest 1031 buyer pools and global capital infusion into U.S. properties. The Co-Brand with Jonna Group delivers a value proposition that focuses on growing and preserving client wealth with an unparalleled network, connectivity, and deal flow. Jonna Group is the #1 Sale-Listing Broker Nationwide on Crexi and CoreNet Global Broker of the Year 2022.