The third album released in 2003 by hp-hop veteran Ludacris was the successful “Chicken-n-Beer” and, in 2016, he opened a restaurant in Atlanta by the same name. Now he is now opening a new location in Los Angeles International Airport.
After the success of his restaurant in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Ludacris is bringing Chicken+Beer to LAX with the support from CEO Daniel Halpern of Jackmont Hospitality, an award-winning, minority-owned food service management company, The Santa Monica Mirror reported.
The LAX location is expected to be open for business soon as it recently applied for a liquor license. It will be located at 300 World Way, Terminal 3, competing against nearby eateries such as Panda Express, Earthbar, Ashland Hill, The Parlor and Shake Shack.
LAX is the world’s fourth busiest passenger airport, with more than 61 million people having traveled through there last year, according to Airport LA.
Approximately 88 percent of travelers at LAX are origination and destination passengers, meaning that most passengers are on a one-way trip.
Chicken+Beer serves Southern-style comfort food such as Luda’s Chicken + Waffles with whiskey, maple and spinach; shrimp and grits; fried chicken; battered catfish and black-eyed pea hummus.
The Chicken+Beer menu reflects the collaborative efforts of Jackmont Hospitality’s culinary director Todd Richards and Ludacris.
Location, Location, Location
The first Chicken+Beer location is at 6000 N Terminal Pkwy, Concourse D in Atlanta.
Behind Luda’s Wealth
Ludacris, who has released eight studio albums since 1998, has a net worth of around $30 million. He has built his wealth in music, his acting career–which includes his latest Netflix film with Queen Latifah: “End of the Road” and being part of the “Fast & Furious” franchise cast–as well as various investments. The rapper has real estate holdings, is founder of the record label Disturbing tha Peace, and is co-owner of Conjure Cognac liquor.