Tonique Clay Set To Open Largest Seafood Restaurant Owned By A Black Woman
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Tonique Clay Set To Open Largest Seafood Restaurant Owned By A Black Woman

Tonique Clay is on the brink of a new achievement as she is set to debut the largest seafood restaurant owned by a Black woman. Krab Queenz is the creation of Tonique Clay and they have been steadily expanding since the brand’s inception.

 

Krab Queenz Seafood Continued Efforts To Support Communities

Black Enterprise reports Clay’s Krab Queenz Seafood will celebrate the grand opening of the 11,000 square foot location on Saturday June 11, 2022 in Harlem, New York.

The Louisiana based franchise is proving to be a favorite among customers. This is thanks to community initiatives throughout the nation. Not to mention southern hospitality, paired with great cuisine, and a distinctive dining experience.

Growing support has allowed the seafood establishment to reach Houston, Atlanta, Hattiesburg, and Jackson, Miss.

“Krab Queenz is a brand that takes pride in providing a great dining experience to each of our customers. We want our customers to feel like family in our establishments outside of providing our delicious recipes. That’s the southern thing to do.” said founder Tonique Clay, according to a press release. “We expect to raise the bar with the Harlem location.

By it being in the Black Mecca, we have planned several events to celebrate, give back, and involve the local communities.

Dapper Dan Becomes Ambassador Of Harlem Location

To prepare for Krab Queenz Seafood’s introduction, Dapper Dan joined its team as an ambassador and consultant to capture Harlem’s essence, Black Enterprise reports.

The fashion designer’s expertise is reflected in the restaurants uniforms and other concepts to be exhibited throughout the restaurant.

What’s more Dapper Dan’s impact will be reflected in the restaurant’s unique social and community events.

“We expect to raise the bar with the Harlem location. We’ve partnered with the legendary Dapper Dan for the crafting of this location. Together, we have planned several events to celebrate, give back and involve the local communities, and it’s a blessing to be opening in Harlem. Still, it’s an even bigger blessing to be able to give,” said founder Tonique Clay, according to Black Enterprise.