Jefferson, Ga. - Sep. 10, 2012 - Bojangles’ opened its first restaurant in Jefferson at 4836 Highway 129 N. The 3,800 square-foot restaurant seats nearly 80 guests and serves the community their world-famous chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits and Legendary Iced TeaTM. Those who are already fans of Bojangles’ have eagerly anticipated the restaurant’s arrival, and those in the Jefferson area trying it for the first time are sure to soon crave the unique flavor of Bojangles’ menu items.
Like all Bojangles’ restaurants, the Highway 129 N location will prepare all its made-from-scratch proprietary menu items all day, seven days a week. The restaurant offers southern classics with Bojangles’ one-of-a kind flavors, including fresh, never frozen hand-breaded chicken, buttermilk biscuits, sandwiches, flavorful fixin’s and legendary iced tea steeped the old-fashioned way. In addition to individual orders, Bojangles’ also prepares family-sized meals.
Bojangles’ new company-owned restaurant in Jefferson also represents an economic investment in the area. The average investment made by the company for new locations is $1.7 million, and each new store creates an average of 25-35 new jobs. The new Bojangles’ will also affect the local economy through increased tax revenues and by using local companies for recurring needs such as landscaping and repairs.
“Bojangles’ has experienced significant growth the in state of Georgia with four new restaurants so far this year and even more to come,” said Bojangles’ President and CEO Randy Kibler. “We are very excited that the city of Jefferson is part of our expansion and our local team is eager to bring Bojangles’ unique flavor to its residents and visitors.”
Along with serving exceptional food, Bojangles’ is also committed to serving the community by supporting causes like the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since Bojangles’ began working with MDA 14 years ago, the company has supported breakthrough research and other needs by raising more than $2.3 million.
Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. serves such classic menu items as made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits; specially seasoned, never frozen fried chicken; Legendary Iced Tea™, steeped the old-fashioned way; and a variety of flavorful fixin’s. Bojangles’ boasts more than 500 locations in 10 states and the District of Columbia, primarily in the Southeast, as well as two international restaurants. For more information, visit www.bojangles.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.