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Slim Chickens Inks Largest Franchise Deal in Brand History

December 7, 2021

Slim Chickens has inked a deal for the state of Indiana and the Southeast region of Florida for a total of 60 locations, the largest deal in the brand’s history.

“Slim Chickens’ leadership team is top- notch,” Al Cabrera, the franchise partner spearheading the 60-unit deal, said in a company press release.

“After three decades in the restaurant industry, it is easy to spot an amazing opportunity, and Slims’ was a clear choice for the next addition to my portfolio.”

Cuban refugee Cabrera is a multi-concept franchisee with over 35 years of experience.

“This is a huge moment for Slim Chickens,” Jackie Lobdell, vice president of franchise development at Slim Chickens, said in the release. “We are entering a new state and dramatically growing our presence in Florida, and doing it all with a strong operator who believes in our leadership team, has passion for the brand and has the skillset to run successful restaurants. We’re beyond excited to welcome Al to Slim Chickens, and look forward to watching him grow.”

Slim Chickens first opened in 2003 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and has 150 locations.

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