When it comes to "Big", NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal is second to none. From big dunks to big shoes, Shaq's whole life has been about "Big". So when the 4-time NBA champion announce he was opening up a Las Vegas restaurant, it's no surprise that he went big.
Shaq is going all out with his new eatery, Big Chicken. Located on Paradise Road, across from the Hard Rock hotel-casino, the restaurant looks to bring big flavors and variety to one of America's favorite foods. While the new restaurant is big, Dr. O'Neal isn't stopping with just a new place to eat, he is also launching a new Facebook Watch show called Big Chicken Shaq.
Big Chicken Shaq will be an eight-episode miniseries that will chronicle Shaq’s decision-making process in launching the Big Chicken restaurant while simultaneously acting as a collaborative effort between the former NBA star and fans.
“[Viewers will be able to tell me] what kind of dishes they like, decor, probably ask about designs,” O’Neal told Bleacher Report on Wednesday (July 25). “We’re going to make it like a big contest. We’ll be flying people in, inviting people to taste tests, stuff like that…I want [fans] to see that this is what we built together.”
Big Chicken Shaq is set to premiere sometime this fall, with the Big Chicken restaurant opening its doors shortly after.