Melvin Ellis, President, M. Ellis Investments, Inc., seeking to invest in his beloved hometown of Akron, opened a Louisiana Famous Fried Chicken Franchise on 8/25/17. Born and raised in Akron, Melvin searched for an opportunity to give back to his hometown community by offering employment opportunities, job training and leadership positions for more than 70 greater Akron residents.

Melvin found a partner and collaborator in his childhood friend, Rogers (Dino) Taylor who shared his vision for this business venture. Dino and Melvin have continued to work together to make the vision a reality and celebrated one year of service August 25, 2018.

The first Louisiana Famous Chicken Franchise in Ohio, is located at 61 East Waterloo Road Akron, Ohio 44319. For more information please visit https://lffc-akron.com or Louisiana Famous Fried Chicken on Facebook.