ATLANTA --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Church's Chicken® was named one of the top franchisors for Hispanic-owned businesses by the World Franchising Network. The company was cited for its profitable businesses led by Hispanic franchise owners as well as its support of the Hispanic communities in which they do business.
"I now own two Church's restaurants in Texas that are doing tremendously well." ."We are proud of our diverse cultures in our franchise system and continue to reach out to engage Hispanic entrepreneurs looking to invest in a business committed to exceptional quality products, great value, operational excellence, and superior guest satisfaction," said Mel Deane, CEO of Church's.
"I worked for Church's in operations for more than thirty-eight years. I had so much passion for the company, its support of franchisees, its products and people, I decided to invest and start my own business with Church's," said Mario Sanchez, a Church's Franchisee. "I now own two Church's restaurants in Texas that are doing tremendously well."
Church's is committed to continuing to build a long-term strategy to create employment and business opportunities in the Latino community.
Founded in San Antonio, Texas, in 1952, Church's Chicken® is a highly recognized brand name in the Quick Service Restaurant sector and is one of the largest quick-service chicken concepts in the World. Church's Chicken® serves freshly prepared, high quality, flavorful chicken and tenders with signature sides and hand-made from scratch biscuits. Church's differentiates from its competitors in care and attention given in preparation of food, and is positioned as the value leader in the Chicken QSR category. As of March 2010, the Church's system consisted of more than 1,700 locations worldwide in 22 countries, with system sales approaching $1.2 billion.