Award Winning, McIndy Ventures Sold to Multi-­State McAlister’s Deli Franchisee Southern Rock Restaurants

December 07, 2015 // // Indianapolis, IN ­? McIndy Ventures, LLC, a three-­time Franchisee of the Year award winner with McAlister’s Deli, has sold their 19 Indiana McAlister’s Deli restaurants to South Rock Restaurants of Franklin, Tennessee.

Since 2002, McIndy Ventures has been providing guests with great food and great hospitality at all of their McAlister’s Deli locations. With 20 current locations in the greater Indianapolis area, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Kokomo, Muncie and soon to be Plainfield, McIndy Ventures wants to thank their amazing customers for the support over the years.

Charlie Hensley, the CEO and Managing Member of McIndy Ventures, said, “We attribute a great amount of success to COO, Kent Mabe. He was instrumental in carrying out our vision of guest hospitality at all of the McIndy restaurants.”

Now operating under the name Acuity Group, the restaurant management company has a healthy appetite for new prospects in the fast casual and casual dinning experiences. Hensley had this to say about his experience with McAlister’s and the group’s future, “We appreciate the great response we received at our McAlister’s Deli restaurants and are looking forward to new opportunities to introduce guests in other markets to great food and genuine hospitality.”

Donna Josephson, Vice President of Global Marketing at McAlister’s Deli, is “sad to see Charlie and McIndy Ventures leave the McAlister’s family, but excited to see what the future holds for them.”

About McAlister’s Deli

Founded in 1989, McAlister's Deli® is a fast casual restaurant chain known for its sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet TeaTM. In addition to dine-­?in and take-­?out service, McAlister's also offers catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. With numerous industry accolades, the McAlister's brand has 337 restaurants in 24 states. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. For more information, visit

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