Brandon Taylor & Ed Kindall will answer questions at the restaurant’s North Nashville location

[NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, August 21] Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria is opening its restaurant at 911 Buchanan Street for a rare event, Pizza + Progress, on Wednesday, September 4. Metro City Council District 21 candidates, Brandon Taylor and incumbent Ed Kindall, will participate in a debate hosted by the company’s co-founders and North Nashville natives and moderated by local entrepreneur and radio personality from 101.1 The Beat, AG Granderson. Registered voters of District 21 will receive pizza specials during the duration of the debate. Bring proof of residence or your voter’s registration card to get the dinner special.

The initial election on August 1 left 4 at-large seats and 8 district council seats open. One of the contested races is in the district where the first Slim & Husky’s restaurant resides. The area is currently navigating issues including neighborhood crime, encroaching development, rising property taxes, and is grappling with infrastructure needs. 

Slim & Husky’s is gathering questions from members of the community online, as well as in their store. Interested individuals can comment on this post with their questions. The debate will be streamed live from the company’s Facebook page. 

“We’re hosting this debate to give the community an opportunity to learn more about the candidates so they can make the best decision for themselves at the polls in September,” Slim & Husky’s Chief Marketing Officer Clint Gray said. 

WHAT: A structured debate about the future of North Nashville and Q&A between Metro City Council candidates, Taylor and Kindall 

WHEN: Wednesday, September 4 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

WHERE: 911 Buchanan Street, Nashville, TN 

PHOTO OPS: Slim & Husky’s co-founders moderating the debate, Ed Kindall and Brandon Taylor on stage and responding to audience questions, community members interacting with the candidates and eating Slim & Husky’s pizza 


Slim & Husky’s is a fast casual and gourmet pizza joint serving up artisan pies and unique cinnamon rolls made with locally sourced ingredients. It offers build-your-own pizzas, take out services, and delivery through third-party vendors. If you would like more information about this event, please call Clint Gray at (615) 500-1048 or email [email protected]


Clint Gray, Slim & Husky’s Pizza Beeria

(615) 500-1048

[email protected]