The Brentwood Market and Deli has been closed all summer, but has now reopened its doors.

The market, which now simply called The Brentwood Market, is located at 925 Franklin Road, north of Owen Chapel and Concord Road. It originally opened in 1968 and has passed through several owners since then.

New owners Hailey and Jeremy Hiett, who are married with three children, have strong ties to Brentwood and said they are looking forward to bringing back some classics like the market’s famous breakfast sandwiches, as well as introducing homestyle southern cooking, homemade soups, fresh salads with homemade dressings, casseroles and cinnamon rolls. 

The market has been remodeled, outfitted with new floors and paint, deep fryers, coolers and a stove. 

The convenience store will also carry all of the staples that you would expect — chips, candy, soda and other snacks — but it’s local items like honey from Brentwood, BBQ rub from Smyrna, Hatcher Family Dairy milk, fresh food and take-home meals that will stand out among the growing Brentwood community.

“To me supporting local is important — I’m local, I hope people are going to support us,” Hiett said. “Nashville has always had a small town feel even though it’s a big city. The more we grow, the easier it is to get a way from that, so that’s why I feel things like this, small mom and pop businesses, are important.”

Hiett has a background in physical therapy and was a stay at home mom with three children when she started cooking for a friend. 

That cooking hobby soon became a business, Serve It Up Nashville, and a little over a year ago, Jeremy Hiett left his medical sales job to help with the cooking and meal delivery business.

For the Hiett’s, they don’t just want to open a store, they want to make an impact. 

That impact will no doubt happen with their already popular poppyseed chicken, white enchiladas, meatloaf and variety of deli salads, but they hope an even bigger impact will be felt through their service and community support.

“For us, this was a dream come true as an opportunity to take over a location like this that is already a community staple,” Hailey Hiett said. “We want to totally maintain that cliental but we also are bringing in the side of the business that is a little more family-oriented because our business has been take-home casseroles and family meals with a focus of getting families back around the table.”

“Our society is so busy now that a lot of people don’t have time to cook and a lot of people are losing the skill to cook, and that’s what I love because it’s kind of in my blood. I grew up with moms and grandmothers who cooked… Jeremy’s mom used to cater and actually years and years ago his granddad owned a little market in Dickson where he’s from,” Heitt said. “It’s really kind of in our blood, just good southern cooking, and I think that there’s not a lot of places around here where you still get that, where you can get the from-scratch.”

While the market will primarily serve as a grab-n-go convenience store, there will be limited seating including a large, wooden, Amish-made farm table whose legs were repurposed from a historic church in Franklin.

“We’re really just looking forward to getting to pour into the community,” Hiett said.

The Brentwood Market is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with future Saturday hours to be announced.

Find more information about The Brentwood Market here and about Serve It Up Nashville here.