July 19, 2011 // Franchising.com // Kentucky - Chester's International, the leading fried chicken foodservice offering in the convenience store category, announces the recent openings of 4 new Chester's franchises to be operated by Cox Foods.
At the end of last year, Cox Foods opened two Chester's franchise locations in their Hindman and Paintsville, KY locations. They recently added Chester's to four more of their IGA deli's.
Chester's can be found at the following Cox Foods locations:
Cox Foods currently operates 15 IGA locations across Kentucky and Ohio. "Adding Chester's to our six deli's greatly expands our customer base and allows us to offer a quality product that can't be matched anywhere, stated Cindy Combs, Deli and Bakery Director for Cox Foods. "We are enjoying the new products and combo offerings that the Chester's relationship offers, and believe our customers will embrace this first class chicken program," continued Combs. "At Cox IGA, we believe in developing partnerships with businesses focused on growth and profitability. Chester's commitment to a quality food product and our local business knowledge make this an ideal partnership."
"We are excited to continue our partnership with Cox Foods and look forward to a long relationship with them," stated James Venable, Vice President of Operations for Chester's International. "The power of the Chester's brand will be a tremendous tool as we continue to exceed the daily expectations of our customers"
Chester's a leader of quick serve restaurant (QSR) concepts with more than 1,800 Chester Fried licensed and Chester's franchised locations. Chester's offers high quality, great tasting products, flexible size and store layout options, training and support. Chester's uses only fresh chicken that is specially marinated and double-breaded using a proprietary family recipe and offers bone-in, tenders and potato wedges as well as sandwiches, wraps, salads, breakfast and sides. For more information, please visit our Web site at: www.chestersinternational.com.