The Turkish Leg Hut, a well-liked restaurant within the Third Ward, is being sued by a nationwide meals distributor that claims the Houston enterprise and its proprietor are owed greater than $1 million for items and companies supplied final yr.
US Meals, which relies within the Chicago space, filed a civil go well with in federal courtroom in Illinois in early December. The lawsuit names Turkey Leg Hut and proprietor Nakia Value as defendants and alleges they did not adjust to the 2020 product and different meals settlement.
US Meals alleges that Turkey Leg Hut, 4830 Almeda Rd., did not pay for $85,106.17 value of product it supplied between Might and September of final yr and has an excellent steadiness of about $1.3 million for different meals and when factoring meals. acquired items. In response to US Meals, Value is known as as a defendant within the lawsuit as a result of he signed the settlement as a guarantor.
The meals distributor additionally claims within the lawsuit that Turkish Leg Hut beforehand agreed to pay 1.5 % month-to-month curiosity on late funds.
The lawsuit alleges breach of contract and unjust enrichment by Turkey Leg Hat, amongst different claims.
Federal courtroom filings for the case don’t checklist attorneys for Value or Turkey Foot Searching, who declined to remark when reached by telephone Friday.