Sit-Down with Tela’s Owner: “I Made A Mistake, But Richmond Has Been Forgiving”


Last month, owner of local sandwich shop Tela’s in downtown Richmond was detained and taken to the Madison County Detention Center on a warrant out of Chicago.

However, Marshawn Thomas is now released, and he is back doing what he loves and serving the people of Richmond.

Chef Tela remained upbeat throughout the interview, and says that he had made some mistakes in the past but he has learned to build a new and positive life for himself.

Tela’s, he explained, has some exciting things in the works including customer appreciation specials. Watch the exclusive interview with Chef Tela where he explains all the new advancements going on now that he is back behind the counter, and thanks his supporters for remaining by his side.

Here is the announcement he made on Facebook: