Cincinnati-based Tom+Chee expands to Kansas City

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati-based Tom+Chee is spreading its wings across the Midwest.

The grilled cheese restaurant will open its first Kansas City location on Oct. 24.

The restaurant, specializing in tomato soup and grilled cheese, was made famous on the show "Shark Tank." It originally started as a food tent in Cincinnati but has seen immense growth since it appeared on the show in 2013.

The franchise currently has 150 stores under contract in 20 states including Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey and Georgia.

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