Cowboy Chicken Now Open in Forney-First-Ever Drive-Thru

Popular Wood Fired Rotisserie Chicken Brand with FIRST-EVER Drive-Thru will Celebrate Grand Opening with Free Chicken for a Year to One Lucky Winner in December!

December 03, 2013 // // DALLAS, TX - Cowboy Chicken-Wood Fire Rotisserie®, the popular nine-unit Dallas-based fast casual brand, announced its 9th restaurant is now open in Schafer Plaza at Mustang Crossing at Highway 80 and FM 548, in Forney, Texas, and boasts the first Cowboy Chicken with a drive-thru. This new 2600 square foot Cowboy Chicken restaurant in Forney is the fourth restaurant for franchisee, Vesta Restaurant Group, in Dallas Fort Worth. Like all Cowboy Chicken locations, Forney features the same great chicken cooked over a wood burning fire like they’ve been cookin’ for over thirty years, and hired 25 crew members from the local community.

The new Cowboy Chicken location in Forney will celebrate its Grand Opening in December with one lucky winner of Free Chicken for a Year! Aaron "Moose" Darcangelo, a two year veteran of Cowboy Chicken, is General Manager. The restaurant is open daily from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and features a comfortable dining room with seating for 85, a patio as well as the first drive-thru for the Cowboy Chicken brand, for convenience as well as catering, delivery and take-out.

"We are excited to introduce the Forney community to come try our signature wood fired chicken!" said Robert Andersen, president, Vesta Restaurant Group, Cowboy Chicken franchisee. "We encourage guests to try our new drive-thru during the busy holiday season for the perfect lunch or dinner on the go!"

For over 30 years, the "down home Cowboys" at Cowboy Chicken have been cooking all natural chicken over a wood burning fire, and guests of Forney will enjoy the same delicious wood-fired rotisserie chicken along with seventeen different fresh homemade sides. Since its humble beginnings in 1981, Cowboy Chicken has perfected the taste of chicken on a wood burning rotisserie and created the now famous Twice-Baked "Potaters". Other long time favorites are the famous Cowboy Chicken Enchiladas stuffed full of delicious all white meat rotisserie chicken and their amazing Chicken salad sandwiches. Homemade Southern Blackberry Cobbler or Peach Cobbler finishes off any Cowboy meal and, both their award-winning Chicken Enchiladas and homemade Cobbler have been on the menu since Cowboy's inception, more than thirty years ago.

Cowboy Chicken in Forney features healthy and delicious fresh salads and sandwiches, grilled skinless chicken breast and nutritious sides such as seasonal fruit, baked Sweet Potato, Green Beans, and Campfire Veggies, which can all be ordered online. Online ordering is available for lunch and dinner, take-out, home delivery and catering services. Visit Cowboy Chicken at for more information or to order online.

About Cowboy Chicken

Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1981, Cowboy Chicken is a nine-unit fast casual restaurant chain specializing in real wood-fired rotisserie chicken. Cowboy Chicken is ranked among the Top Fast Casual Movers & Shakers by, a prestigious restaurant industry award, and was recently chosen number one, "Hot Restaurant Chain to Buy into Now", by Forbes magazine. Cowboy Chicken is continuing to grow through franchise opportunities. Please visit for more information.

Shafer Plaza at Mustang Crossing
780 E. US Hwy. 80
Forney, Texas 75126
Phone: (972) 552-2646
Fax: (972) 552-2647

Now Delivering! Call:

(972) 552-2646

Hours of Operation:

Daily 11AM-9PM
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SOURCE Cowboy Chicken


Linda Duke
Chief Executive Officer, Duke Marketing, LLC.


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