July 16, 2018

Hot Chicken Takeover & FUSIAN Team Up for Charity

Hot Fusian Takeover collaboration to benefit Pelotonia’s 10th Ride

Columbus, OH: Hot Chicken Takeover (HCT) and FUSIAN are releasing a collaborative sushi roll to benefit Pelotonia. The Hot Fusian Takeover sushi roll will be available July 23-29, 2018. For every roll purchased, HCT and FUSIAN will donate one dollar to Pelotonia.

HCT and FUSIAN kicked off this collaboration as a meaningful way to connect their communities for a good cause. The sushi roll contains HCT’s signature Nashville-style hot chicken, coleslaw, pickles, rolled with FUSIAN’s sticky rice and topped with a drizzle of HCT’s House Ranch and a cayenne-infused tempura crunch. Spice-lovers craving more heat can substitute Holy Ranch. This fiery option will be available it’s three Columbus-area FUSIAN locations for a limited time.

Easton | 4190 Worth Avenue   Clintonville | 4214 N. High Street        Grandview | 855 W. 5th Avenue

“We can assure you the chicken is cooked,” jokes FUSIAN co-founder and CEO Zach Weprin. “And we can also assure you the roll is like nothing else you’ve ever tasted before.”

 

For curious consumers looking to get a sneak peek at the roll before it’s available to the general public, the Hot Fusian Takeover roll will be available for online orders only on Sunday July 22 through FUSIAN’s website and mobile app.

“At HCT we love community and we love collaboration,” shares Hot Chicken Takeover CEO and Founder, Joe DeLoss. “And we especially like it when those two things combine to create impact.”

It is a significant year for Pelotonia as they are embarking on their 10th anniversary ride this August. The grassroots organization raises money to accelerate funding for cancer research. Since its inception over 9 years ago, Pelotonia has funded and awarded 134 idea grants and 475 fellowships, as well as support for 87 senior scientists and three statewide initiatives and

Community members are encouraged to share photos using #HotFusianTakeover

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About Hot Chicken Takeover: Hot Chicken Takeover (HCT) is a community-focused restaurant serving juicy, perfectly-fried Nashville Hot Chicken to Central Ohio residents. Founded in 2014, HCT attracts an eclectic mix of customers eager to gather around long communal tables and sip free iced tea, making the Hot Chicken Takeover experience feel more like a backyard block party than a restaurant. HCT is focused on creating impact in the communities it serves through its approach as a Fair Chance Employer. By infusing the company culture with ownership and pride, HCT team members feed a lively customer experience. As a result, Hot Chicken Takeover has grown to become a beloved Columbus brand in Central Ohio and beyond.

FUSIAN: Founded in 2010 in Cincinnati, brothers Zach + Josh Weprin + Stephan Harman created FUSIAN in a quest to make fresh, healthy, made-to-order sushi rolls and healthy bowls accessible to sushi novices and experts alike. Guests make determinations, starting with rice, ranging from raw, wild caught tuna, to oven roasted chicken. Guests are encouraged to be creative by adding unique ingredients like roasted tofu, brown rice and braised steak. FUSIAN aims to break down sushi stereotypes while keeping traditional Japanese traditions of quality and freshness at the forefront of the experience. FUSIAN is headquartered in Columbus with 10 locations in four Ohio Markets

About Pelotonia: Founded in 2008, Pelotonia was established with the objective to fund life-saving cancer research. As a centerpiece of its year-round fundraising efforts, Pelotonia hosts a three-day experience that includes a weekend of cycling, entertainment and volunteerism. In its nine years, Pelotonia has raised over $157 million for cancer research. Thanks to its generous funding partners, including American Electric Power Foundation, Huntington Bank, L Brands Foundation, Peggy and Richard Santulli, Harold C. Schott Foundation, Lilly Oncology, Cardinal Health Foundation, Diamond Hill Capital Management and Nationwide, Pelotonia is able to direct 100 percent of every dollar raised by its participants to cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The 10th anniversary Pelotonia ride is scheduled for Aug. 3-5, 2018.

Please direct press inquiries to:
Dilara Casey | Marketing Director | Hot Chicken Takeover
[email protected]