As part of the worldwide McDonald’s system serving
46 million people a day in a 121 countries around the world, the
Smith Family McDonald’s owns and operates 8 restaurants in
southeast Tennessee. The restaurants are located between Chattanooga
Under the leadership and direction of family patriarch
Hank Smith, the first restaurant opened March 7th, 1973 in Cleveland
on 25th street. Today along with his wife Kathie and son Mark, that
make an 8 restaurant company a truly a family business.
The Smith family is very involved in the Chattanooga
Ronald McDonald house in Chattanooga and supporter of the Knoxville
house as well. The family is involved in many charitable causes
in the community.