Slim Chickens has a goal to hit 600 locations in the next decade and is making fast track on the initiative with seven multi-unit franchise agreements totaling 71 units for this year.
The fast casual brand plans to open its 100th restaurant in December and launch at least 30 locations in 2020, according to a press release. The brand is focusing its expansion on southern, midwestern, mid-Atlantic and northeastern states in the near term and has 350 locations in development across 14 states and three continents.
“We are in the perfect position to be aggressive with our franchise growth strategy,” said Jackie Lobdell, executive director of franchise development for Slim Chickens, in the release. “We offer attractive unit level economics, an exceptional support system, streamlined operations and an unmatched training program. Given the incredible momentum behind the franchise opportunity today, we’re ready to expand with experienced multi-unit operators.”
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