December 31, 2012 // Franchising.com // Shelbyville, KY - On Wednesday, January 2nd, Circle K will hold a grand opening event to celebrate their latest Chester's location in Shelbyville, KY. Members of the community and surrounding areas are invited to stop by and join in on the festivities. Chester the Chicken will be making a special guest appearance. Chester never misses a chance to meet and take pictures with his customers.
This location will serve Chester's on the Fly signature menu items - chicken tenders, chicken biscuits, potato wedges and dipping sauce. They will be running a special promotion - customers receive a free Polar Pop with the purchase of 2 Tenders and 2 Potato Wedges.
Chester's has 17 locations with Circle K throughout the Midwest. Both Circle K and Chester's International are dedicated to customer satisfaction leaving it easy for a great partnership between these two companies. "Our partnership with Circle K is ideal for both parties," said James Venable, Vice President of Store Operations with Chester's International. "Everyone sells candy bars, gas and snacks, but not everyone sells fresh fried chicken."
Circle K's parent company, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is the leader in the Canadian convenience store industry. In North America, Couche-Tard is the largest independent convenience store operator (whether integrated with a petroleum Corporation or not) in terms of number of company-operated stores. As of April 29, 2012, Couche-Tard had a network of 5,803 convenience stores, 4,216 of which include motor fuel dispensing. More than 60,000 people are employed throughout Couche-Tard's retail convenience network and service centers in North America.
Chester's is a leader of quick serve restaurant (QSR) concepts with more than 2,000 Chester Fried licensed and Chester's franchised locations. Chester's Chicken on the Fly, offers customers a convenient meal solution, giving you more margins all day long! Straight from the freezer - cook it, merchandise it, sell it...LOVE IT! It's that simple. With a minimal investment and little to no labor requirements; Chester's Chicken on the Fly not only offers convenience to customers but the retailers as well. Please check out our website at www.chestersinternational.com.
800-646-9403 ext. 493