Will Newman

Owner / Founder

Will and his wife Catharine founded the concept behind Edley’s Bar-B-Que. Will has a passion for good food and Southern hospitality that is found in his restaurant. He worked for years developing recipes and creating a brand that he deemed worthy of his Grandfather’s name.

Will grew up in McMinnville, TN and has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. After graduating from The University of Tennessee he started a Marble Slab Creamery Franchise in Peachtree City, GA and then in Franklin, TN. He attended The University of Alabama School of Law before moving back to Nashville to start Edley’s. He now lives in the 12th South area of Nashville with his wife and son.


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