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About Chester's

Chester's is a leading quick-serve restaurant (QSR) concept, with over 1,200 active locations and more than 50 years of proven success. Chester's offers high quality, great-tasting fried chicken in convenience stores, truck stops and supermarkets.  Chester's uses only fresh chicken that is specially marinated and double-breaded using an old family recipe. Chester's menu includes bone-in, tenders and potato wedges as well as breakfast, home-style sides, dipping sauces, and desserts.


Chester’s is the clear choice when selecting a partner to help you build a successful fried chicken program.  65 years ago, we pioneered the c-store fried chicken program, and we are a steady fixture in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 rankings. Contact us today to see why choosing Chester’s is as easy as 1-2-3!

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Today, Chester’s is a family-owned, growth-driven franchise model. This market primarily consists of store-in-store concepts, including convenience stores, truck stops, supermarkets, and other similar venues with locations all over the country.  Learn more about our history and how we became known for the best fried chicken!

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4.20.20: Chester’s Supports the Local Community as We Face a Global Pandemic
Our leadership team is honored and proud to be able to serve the men and women at the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL....

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Chester’s robust product offering features Bone-In Chicken, Tenders, Biscuits, Potato Wedges, Sides, and Desserts. Take a tour of our menu offerings and see why our chicken is the best in the business. 

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