July 21, 2016 // Franchising.com // AUBURN, Ala. - Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in Georgia with its first location in Warner Robins, Georgia. The new restaurant will open on Tuesday, August 2 and is located at 4088 Watson Blvd. This location is owned and operated by franchisee team Lanier and Rod McLeod of RLM Restaurant Group, LLC and marks the 11th Chicken Salad Chick restaurant in Georgia.
During grand opening week, guests will enjoy southern hospitality through giveaways and specials at the new Chicken Salad Chick restaurant:
"My wife and I knew Warner Robins was the perfect spot for a Chicken Salad Chick because of its central location, fast growing market and nearby military base," said franchisee Rob McLeod. "We're excited to open the area's first restaurant and look forward to bringing great food and genuine hospitality to the local community."
Prior to Chicken Salad Chick, the husband and wife duo were both involved in the medical equipment sales industry. They also were part owners of a Zaxby's franchise, which jump-started their interest in owning and operating their own business. After experiencing Chicken Salad Chick for the first time, the team was hooked on the culture and atmosphere of the restaurant and decided to diversify their business portfolio with the unique concept.
The Chicken Salad Chick concept, born in Auburn, Ala., was established in 2008 in the kitchen of founder,Stacy Brown. When Stacy discovered that the local county health department would not allow her to continue making and selling her delicious recipes out of her home kitchen, she overcame that obstacle by launching her first restaurant with the business expertise of her future husband and fellow founder, Kevin Brown. Together, they opened a small takeout restaurant, which quickly grew; the company now has 57 restaurants across the Southeast.
Chicken Salad Chick in Warner Robins will be open Monday – Saturday from 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.chickensaladchick.com, or call 478-333-3592. Follow Chicken Salad Chick on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and trends.
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Chicken Salad Chick puts an edgy twist on a Southern classic, offering guests a "custom fit" chicken salad experience, with 15 original flavors to choose from, as well as gourmet soups, flavorful side salads and freshly-baked desserts. Chicken Salad Chick serves southern style chicken salad with heart and strives to spread joy, enrich lives and serve others every day. Today, the brand has 57 locations across the Southeast, and has currently sold 146 franchises to be developed across the states of Alabama, Florida,Georgia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana and Texas. The brand was recently named as the top chicken salad in the country to try in the 2015 March/April issue of Cooking with Paula Deen, as well as one of FastCasual.com's top Movers and Shakers and one of NRN's 2015 Breakout Brands. Corporate offices are located at 724 North Dean Road in Auburn, Alabama. See www.chickensaladchick.com for additional information.
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