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Hattie’s Mardi Gras returns

“Hattie’s Restaurant in Saratoga Springs will be hosting its Mardi Gras celebration for the first time in four years.”

Fundraisers to watch out for

“A glimpse at the coming Mardi Gras celebration at Hattie’s”

New Hattie’s
Location

“Inside the plans for the new Hattie’s in Albany”

February 26, 2024

Hattie’s Fried Chicken In Albany Gets It’s Grand Opening Date

ESPN RADIO 104.5 FM – Hattie’s Award-Winning Fried Chicken To Open in Albany

February 26, 2024

‘National Institution’ Beloved By Food Network Opening In New York

HUDSON VALLEY POST – ‘A national institution,” beloved by a Food Network star is opening up a new location in Upstate New York. Hattie’s has announced the grand opening date for its brand-new restaurant in Upstate New York.

February 26, 2024

Hattie’s Fried Chicken in Albany Gets It’s Grand Opening Date

Q105.7 FM – Hattie’s Award-Winning Fried Chicken To Open in Albany

February 21, 2024

Hattie’s in Albany to open March 14

TIMES UNION – The second location of the venerable Southern eatery in Saratoga takes over the former Lombardo’s Restaurant.

February 21, 2024

Hattie’s Albany to open on March 14

NEWS10 – Hattie’s Albany will officially open its doors at 121 Madison Avenue on March 14. It is the fourth edition of Hattie’s locations to join Business for Good companies.

February 21, 2024

New Hattie’s location coming to Albany

WNYT – There will soon be a new spot for fried chicken in Albany. Hattie’s Albany restaurant will open its new location on Thursday, March 14, at 121 Madison Ave. This is the fourth Hattie’s location.

February 10, 2024

Saratoga Chowderfest 2024 draws thousands to 25th annual event

THE SARATOGIAN – The 25th Saratoga Chowderfest provided a boost to businesses and the opportunity for attendees to sample some delicious chowder.

February 9, 2024

2024 Hattie’s Mardi Gras event raises more than $63,000 to create opportunities for young people across New York’s Capital Region

The fundraiser, hosted at the Saratoga Springs City Center, delivered $63,160 in donations to The SEAT Center’s Culinary Lab program. Business for Good was delighted to have co-Founders Ed and Lisa Mitzen serve as hosts alongside special guest, reality TV star, Dorinda Medley.

January 26, 2024

Hattie’s hosting Mardi Gras event for charity

NEWS10 – Hattie’s hosting Mardi Gras event for charity

January 21, 2024

Party for the arts happens next weekend

WAMC NORTHEAST PUBLIC RADIO – “Giving Tuesday,” is a day set aside to donate to not-for-profits. This upcoming weekend is another opportunity to help organizations in need. You might call it “Party for the Arts”.

January 19, 2024

Hattie’s Mardi Gras returns to Saratoga Springs

SPOTLIGHT NEWS – The fan-favorite annual Hattie’s Mardi Gras party returns Saturday, Jan. 27, to the Saratoga Springs City Center. The event, which benefits the SEAT Center Culinary Lab, will be an evening of entertainment, music, delicious food and a silent auction.

January 16, 2024

Job fair is one step closer to opening for Hattie’s in Albany

TIMES UNION – Job seekers were welcomed Wednesday to the newest addition to the chicken shack family of restaurants

January 11, 2024

Real Housewives Star Coming to Saratoga for Mardi Gras Fundraiser

SARATOGA TODAY — Dorinda Medley, star of the hit Bravo reality series “The Real Housewives of New York City,” will be a special guest at Hattie’s Mardi Gras fundraiser party at the Saratoga Springs City Center on Saturday, January 27.

December 15, 2023

Tickets on sale for Hattie’s Mardi Gras in Saratoga Springs

NEWS 10 — Hattie’s Mardi Gras event is returning to Saratoga Springs in 2024. The event is set for January 27 at the Saratoga Springs City Center.

November 29, 2023

Hattie’s in Albany expected to open in first few months of 2024

NEWS 10 — Work is continuing on the new Hattie’s Restaurant in Albany with the Hattie’s sign finally being installed. Business for Good (BFG) said the eatery is projected to open in the first few months of 2024.

November 27, 2023

Hattie’s putting final touches on Albany location

TIMES UNION – A midwinter opening is projected for the restaurant in former Lombardo’s building on lower Madison Avenue

September 13, 2023

Hattie’s holding job fair for new Albany restaurant

NEWS10 — Hattie’s Restaurant, a popular fried chicken spot, is holding an executive job fair for it’s new restaurant on Albany’s South End

September 6, 2023

The top fried chicken sandwiches not from Chick-fil-A

TIMES UNION – Need a fried chicken sandwich fix but want to buy local? Here are some options.

June 25, 2023

Lombardo’s Restaurant sign removed, will return as Hattie’s

TIMES UNION – An opening in late fall is projected for downtown Albany location of Saratoga-based Hattie’s

February 3, 2023

Hattie’s Mardi Gras raises over $100K for Regional Food Bank

NEWS10 – Hattie’s Mardi Gras made a grand return after a four-year hiatus, raising over $100K for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY.

January 30, 2023

SEEN: Hattie’s Mardi Gras 2023 to benefit the Regional Food Bank

TIMES UNION – Were you Seen at Hattie’s Mardi Gras to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York on Jan. 28, 2023, at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs, N.Y?

January 20, 2023

Hattie’s Mardi Gras fundraiser to make long-awaited return

SARATOGIAN – After a four-year absence, the popular Hattie’s Mardi Gras fundraiser is returning later this month.

January 11, 2023

Historic Albany selling some booths from Lombardo’s 

TIMES UNION – As historic Albany restaurant is renovated to make way for a location of Hattie’s, nonprofit’s parts warehouse receives one- and two-sided booths to sell.

November 20, 2023

Hattie’s Mardi Gras fundraiser returning after long absence

WNYT – Hattie’s Restaurant is bringing back its popular Mardi Gras fundraiser. After a several year absence, the celebration will return to the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs on January 28.

November 25, 2022

Hattie’s Mardi Gras Returns after four years 

NEWS10 – Hattie’s Restaurant in Saratoga Springs will be hosting its Mardi Gras celebration for the first time in four years. The 2023 beneficiary of this event is the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York.

August 17, 2022

Inside the plans for the new Hattie’s in Albany 

ALBANY BUSINESS REVIEW – Work on the future home of Hattie’s Restaurant in Albany could start as soon as September. The foundation backing the restaurant — Business For Good — is just waiting for historic tax credit approval, said founder Ed Mitzen. The renovation of the former Lombardo’s on Madison Avenue near Pearl Street will […]

July 22, 2022

Hattie’s Fried Chicken Named Best in NY by The Food Network

WGNA – In a newly released rating of fried chicken from coast to coast, The Food Network dubbed Hattie’s Restaurant & Chicken Shack one of the best spots in the country, and the best in NY for golden, juicy, fried chicken!

July 28, 2022

Discovering Saratoga: Hattie’s Track Shack 

NEWS10 – Hattie’s Restaurant has made a name for itself for its award-winning cuisine, even named the best fried chicken in New York State by Food Network. “Hattie’s stood for community, everything she did was about supporting friends, family in the neighborhood so we just continue that tradition,” said Chef Mark Graham.