Bonchon Brings First Location to Delaware with Newark Opening
Popular U.S.-Based Korean Fried Chicken Restaurant is Giving the Residents of Newark the Opportunity to “Crunch Out Loud”
July 08, 2022 // Franchising.com // NEWARK, Del. - With its wide-array of flavors and crunch-worthy Korean double-fried chicken, Bonchon is a restaurant experience unlike any other Newark has experienced before.
The wildly popular restaurant, known for crispy, hand-brushed Korean fried chicken, has announced its very first location in Delaware at 250 Grove Lane. It will be owned and operated by franchise owner Wei Jiang. The fast causal restaurant will officially open on July 5.
“It’s a great day to live in Newark! Local residents are definitely in for a treat, and we are delighted to be the first to bring the ‘Crunch Out Loud’ movement to the state!” said Jiang. “The Newark community will be full of loyal Bonchon enthusiasts in no time, and we are confident our restaurant will quickly become a go-to mealtime destination.”
Since its inception in Busan, South Korea in 2002, Bonchon’s mission to share Korean comfort food around the world has been more than a success. With 385-plus locations worldwide and more than 115 locations in the U.S., the Korean chicken brand is a global sensation. On top of the cult-favorite fried chicken wings, drumsticks and strips, the brand also provides a variety of flavorful offerings and Pan Asian favorites including japchae, kimchi, Korean tacos and potstickers.
As strategic expansion continues and Bonchon locations sustain consistent sales growth, multi-unit operators have placed a high priority on adding the concept into their portfolios.
For information on franchising with Bonchon, visit franchising.bonchon.com.
Bonchon is a global restaurant brand known for distinctive Korean double-fried chicken, Asian fusion cuisine, and Korean specialties. Born in Busan, South Korea in 2002, the concept was established in the United States in 2006. Bonchon sets out to have its fans “Crunch Out Loud” by sharing the joy of hand-battered, double-fried, crazy crispy Korean fried chicken with the world. It currently has more than 386 restaurants across eight countries including Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, Australia and Vietnam.
The brand has earned several accolades – it was recognized by Business Insider as “the gold standard for fried chicken” as well as included on Nation’s Restaurant News 2021 “Top 500 Restaurants”, Fast Casual Magazine’s 2021 “Top 100 Movers & Shakers” and Entrepreneur’s 2022 “Franchise 500”, “Fastest Growing Franchises”, “Top Food Franchise” and “Top Global Franchise” lists.
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