BY Fast Casual – Vitality Bowls has signed an agreement with entrepreneur Ben Shaw to open the chain’s first unit first in Tennessee, according to a company press release.

“Ben is exactly the right entrepreneur to grow the brand in Chattanooga,” Co-founder Tara Gilad, said in the release. “His business intellect is outstanding. We are eager to see Ben fill the demand for a healthy fast casual cafe in Chattanooga.”

Shaw is planning to open multiple locations in the area, Gilad said.

Founded in 2011, in San Ramon, California, Vitality Bowls now has more than 135 locations open or in development.