Atomic Chicken Announces Story Contest Winner as David Miller of Clawson

Clawson, MI – Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Atomic Chicken has declared Clawson resident David Miller the official storyteller winner of the story contest that ended on Mon., April 11. With nearly 40 entries for the contest, the three co-owners of Atomic Chicken, who were the judges for the contest, all agreed that David’s was creative and engaging and was just what they were looking for to tell the story of the Atomic Chicken.

Read the story.

After seeing the announcement post about the contest on Facebook, he was sure to let his Facebook friends know he would be entering. Miller read many comic books as a child, which was surely his inspiration for this story.

“The best part about writing this story was brainstorming with my daughter,” said David Miller. “We went on vacation during the contest and bouncing ideas off of each other made time in the car more fun, plus my story got much better with her input.” Miller’s daughter also submitted a story for the contest.

As announced previously, the winner of the Atomic Chicken Story contest received a $250 gift card from Atomic Chicken, naming rights as the official story creator of Atomic Chicken, and to have his story published on the Atomic Chicken website. To read David’s story, visit

“I love Clawson, and I was very excited to hear about a new business, which sounded very cool, coming in. When a business is only opening two stores in the area, there are a lot of other choices and I was glad to see that Clawson made the list,” commented Miller.

David MillerDavid Miller is from Toledo, Ohio. He served three years in the U.S. Navy where he ran printing presses on the USS Blue Ridge, which was stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. After the Navy, Miller graduated from the University of Toledo, and he is still a diehard Toledo Rockets fan. He worked a few public relations jobs before getting a job as a magazine editor in Michigan. While writing and editing stories about the construction industry, but secretly longed for an opportunity to write about something much bigger. Who knew that it would be about a chicken or two?

He has recently switched careers and is learning commercial real estate appraisal. He has lived in Clawson since 2000. He is married to Kathy Miller and has a wonderful daughter, Elizabeth (Ellie) Miller. They also have a cat, Mittens.


Atomic Chicken Clawson, a chef-driven, fast-casual restaurant concept, is located at 331 N. Main St. Clawson, MI 48017. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Hours of Operation Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Founded by partners, Scott Moloney, Matthew Baldridge, and Greg Reyner, the three, two of whom are chefs, have a combined 50+ years of restaurant experience and have either helped start or started for themselves seven successful restaurants. The menu emphasizes fresh ingredients prepared in an innovative style and features chicken, waffles, biscuits, savory sides, sweet desserts, and more.

Atomic Chicken Detroit is located in Detroit’s New Center at 6500 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202. Hatching Fall 2016.