The Chickery Hires Former Panera Bread Leader and Increases Sales 200%
October 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Toronto, ON - Chef David Adjey’s “The Chickery”, a popular Toronto-based fast casual chicken restaurant with five new locations opening in development for Toronto, Washington, D.C. and Dubai, hired Amjad Hantash last year as they launched an aggressive corporate growth and worldwide franchise program. Mr. Hantash comes from an impressive restaurant industry background, working with brands such as Freshii, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and, most recently, Panera Bread.
Hantash swiftly implemented new company standards, guest metrics, staff training systems, and kitchen design & store layout, as well as a refined catering program. The efforts led to a sales increase of 200% in 2015 thus far, for the original location at 130 Spadina Ave. in Toronto.
Chef David Adjey, Founder of The Chickery, said, “Having someone in place at the corporate level with Mr. Hantash’s track record and experience is an integral part of The Chickery’s international success.”
About The Chickery Restaurant
The Chickery is a fast casual restaurant on the cutting edge of the increasingly popular better chicken segment, offering real, tasty chicken and sides. First and foremost, The Chickery is about premium roast chicken – using all natural, never frozen, farm-fresh, humanely raised chicken with no added water or flavoring. The Chickery’s menu was created by renowned celebrity chef, David Adjey, who studied at the Culinary Institute of America and has dedicated his life to great food and proving that you can eat both quick and well. We use quality authentic ingredients to create recipes designed by a top chef. Not only is our chicken delicious, but our entire menu consists of delicious options you simply won’t find at other chicken restaurants.
SOURCE The Chickery Restaurant