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12/22/2016 Ribbon Cutting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Naila's Caribbean Cuisine Opens in Clarksville


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Naila’s Caribbean Cuisine Opens in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, IN., (December 22, 2016)-
Naila’s Caribbean Cuisine celebrated its grand opening in Clarksville at its 1370 Veterans Parkway location on Thursday, December 22nd with a ribbon cutting hosted by One Southern Indiana (1si). The event was attended by 1si President and CEO Wendy Dant Chesser, Town of Clarksville, John Gilkey: District 2 and Town of Clarksville, A.D. Stonecipher: District 5, Indiana State Representative Ed Clere: District 72, 1si Ambassadors and staff and the public.

“Naila's Caribbean Cuisine is made of authentic dishes from Trinidad. It encompasses incredibly flavorful food made with love and passion. Naila, my mom, has made it her mission that each meal is freshly prepared with quality ingredients and tedious efforts to maintain consistency.” States Nadia Jones, Manager and Owner.

Naila’s Caribbean Cuisine officially opened on October 13, 2016. Theirs hours of operation are Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-2pm and 5pm-until close. Naila’s is the only Caribbean restaurant in the area. They offer foods from Trinidad and Tobago. The food is considered one of the most diverse cuisines in the Caribbean. It is the home of mango, coconut, and avocado trees. The cuisine uses fresh ginger, garlic, thyme, cilantro, and habanero. To learn more about Naila’s Caribbean Cuisine, visit their website
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Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-prong approach to serve its members and investors. Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth; Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce. For more information, visit