Chicken Salad Chick Opens Fourth Indiana Restaurant After Making State Debut Last Year
Fast casual concept celebrates Evansville grand opening with free chicken salad for a year
April 30, 2021 // Franchising.com // Atlanta, GA - Chicken Salad Chick announced today the opening of its newest franchised location in Evansville, Indiana. After the brand first debuted in Indiana just last summer, the Evansville restaurants already marks Chicken Salad Chick’s fourth location in the state, following two corporate owned Indianapolis area openings from earlier this year. On the heels of the Evansville opening, Chicken Salad Chick will continue its string of Indiana development with two additional corporate owned Indianapolis area restaurants slated for later this year. Located at 1414 Hirschland Road, the Evansville restaurant will celebrate its grand opening on May 12 by offering free chicken salad for a year to first 100 guests. Those awarded will be properly distanced and will receive a designated return time upon arrival to spread out the number of guests at the restaurant throughout the day.
Chicken Salad Chick is closely following Indiana’s state and local guidelines for COVID-19 procedures and will open the Evansville restaurant with social distancing measures in place. All employees will be wearing masks, as well as practicing proper handwashing and food safety protocol, and all guests will be required to wear masks until seated for dining. The Evansville restaurant will also feature a drive-thru for added convenience.
During grand opening week, guests will experience the Southern hospitality that Chicken Salad Chick is known for, with giveaways and specials that include:
- Wednesday, May 12 - Free Chicken Salad for a Year - The first 100 guests will receive one large Quick Chick of chicken salad per month for an entire year, with one of those lucky guests randomly selected to win one large Quick Chick of chicken salad per week.* Guests can arrive starting at 7am for grand opening day only.
- Thursday, May 13 - The first 100 guests to purchase The Chick will receive a free Chick Special redeemable on their next visit.
- Friday, May 14 - The first 50 guests to purchase a Chick Trio will receive a free Chick tumbler.
- Saturday, May 15 - The first 50 guests to purchase two large Quick Chicks will receive a free large Chick cooler.
Growing Chicken Salad Chick’s Indiana footprint is multi-unit franchising family, Danny, Sara and Matthew Duggar, and Hannah Witherspoon of Ems Chick, LLC. The family first experienced Chicken Salad Chick’s unique concept and hospitable atmosphere while on vacation in Destin, Florida 10 years ago. With over three decades of small business ownership experience, Sara and Danny instantly saw immense opportunity to grow alongside the brand in their home state of Kentucky with their children. By September 2020, the group opened their first location in Owensboro, Kentucky and, just eight months later, are ready to welcome their Evansville restaurant with plans to expand into Bowling Green, Kentucky by 2022.
“Whenever we visited Destin, our family would look forward to the moment we could share a meal at Chicken Salad Chick and take some Quick Chicks home with us to experience the brand’s made-from-scratch menu items together. Now, we’re behind the scenes serving up those memorable moments to families in the state we know and love,” said Sara Duggar. “It has been incredibly rewarding to not only build a brand we believe in but to also do so alongside our children and create a legacy for our family. We’re thrilled to continue that legacy with our Evansville opening and bring Chicken Salad Chick’s fresh flavors to another community.”
Chicken Salad Chick in Evansville will be open Monday - Saturday from 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
*Guests should arrive between 7-10am to get checked in, while maintaining social distancing. The first 100 guests will be assigned a number and designated return time between 9:45am-11:15am. Upon return, guests will make a purchase of “The Chick” or anything of greater value and enter a code on the CravingCredits app to officially secure your spot. If you are late, or miss return time, your spot will be awarded to next in-line. Guests must be 16 years or older, redemption begins 5/17/21.
SOURCE Chicken Salad Chick
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