Cheba Hut to open up first NC sub joint with a bar in Charlotte

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Cheba Hut, opening a few destinations in Charlotte, has far more than 30 sub sandwiches named after cannabis strains like Kali Mist and White Widow, as perfectly as Rice Krispy treats, salads and munchies.

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A sub shop with a complete bar and marijuana topic will enter the North Carolina industry by opening at least a few areas in Charlotte.

The very first Charlotte Cheba Hut, a marijuana-themed toasted sub joint, will open up upcoming spring, said Michael Doney, who is opening the eating places with Michael Hopkins and Tim Webster, all Charlotte people.

The restaurant will be in a new developing on Rozelles Ferry Highway, around the Five Details intersection in historic West Stop, Doney informed the Observer Monday.

Cheba Hut does not provide cannabis solutions but its slogans and merchandise names are weed-centric.

The local homeowners are aiming to open the rapid-casual restaurant on April 20, another salute to cannabis referencing 420, Doney claimed. The other two dining establishments will be in neighborhoods near to uptown, though these spots have not but been identified.

The trio, with actual estate, building and corporate backgrounds, uncovered about Cheba Hut all through a vacation to Denver, Colorado. Doney stated they assumed the food was delightful and had never been in a deli with a complete bar prior to.

“We had been seeking for a distinct foodstuff alternative with character,” Doney explained of opening a franchise in Charlotte.

Every Cheba Hut also has a wall mural linked to the neighborhood and painted by a regional artist, Doney explained.

“It matches our design and style which is exclusive, funky and eclectic,” Doney reported. “It’s a very interesting put to hang out.”

Every Charlotte area will use about 30 entire- and part-time staff, Doney said.

Cheba Hut, a cannabis-themed toasted sub shop based in Colorado, will open up a few destinations in Charlotte. Bryan Rowe Cheba Hut

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Cheba Hut has a lot more than 30 sub sandwiches, as nicely as Rice Krispy treats, salads and munchies.

The subs — with meat and vegetarian possibilities — are named immediately after cannabis strains, like Kali Mist, a turkey and avocado sandwich, and White Widow, a rooster, ranch dressing and mushroom. There also are weed themes like The Sort, turkey, bacon and mushrooms, and 5-, smoked ham, genoa salami, prosciutto, pepperoni and bacon.

The Charlotte places also will element nearby craft beer and a total bar. Amongst the “cottonmouth cure” drinks and cocktails are Dirty Hippie, Bloody Mary Jane and Hash Can.

Much more about Cheba Hut

The corporation tells its tale on the net: “Cheba Hut is a ‘toasted’ sub strategy that has been curing munchies since 1998.”

Established by Scott Jennings, Cheba Hut has more than 40 spots in 14 states. The franchise begun in Tempe, Arizona, and moved its headquarters to Fort Collins, Colorado, about seven many years ago.

The closest Cheba Hut to Charlotte opened in the fall in Atlanta.

“With the legalization of cannabis sweeping the region, our sub sandwich franchise has grow to be even much more on-pattern than we at any time assumed probable,” the company mentioned on its internet site. The Charlotte store openings come as North Carolina lawmakers are thinking of legalizing health-related marijuana.

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Catherine Muccigrosso is the retail business enterprise reporter for The Charlotte Observer. An award-profitable journalist, she has worked for a number of newspapers and McClatchy for additional than a decade.