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11 17 2022

Chester's Is Amping Up Truckersgiving In A Major Way In 2022

Chester's Chicken is famous for its fried chicken, according to The Takeout. The fast food chain is a popular dinner stop when commercial truck drivers are on the road, due to the numerous stores inside Love's Travel Stops. There are over 1,200 locations nationwide, and with most of them inside truck stops or convenience stores, the brand has decided to show its loyalty to some of its most frequent customers: truck drivers.

11 10 2022

Chester’s Chicken Mac and Cheese Ready for Its Closeup

The fresh fried chicken quick-service restaurant concept is debuting two spicy, bold twists on mac and cheese: the Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese Bowl and the Buffalo Mac Chicken Sandwich, both for a limited time through Jan. 17.

10 20 2022

Why a Fried Chicken QSR Is Right for Convenience-Store Franchisees

Chester’s Chicken doesn’t just offer its franchisees the opportunity to sell great food, but also serves as a strategic partner. Chester’s offers pre-opening support and consultation services for margin management, and also helps with employee training to ensure customer satisfaction and efficiency behind the scenes—especially important as improving employee retention and labor efficiency are forefront goals for most retailers.

10 19 2022

Chester's Chicken Combines Buffalo Chicken and Mac & Cheese in New Items

Chester's Chicken, the fresh fried chicken quick-service restaurant concept with 1,100 locations across the U.S., is giving its most popular side the entrée treatment: introducing the Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese Bowl and the Buffalo Mac Chicken Sandwich. The two new entrées are a spicy, bold twist on the classic comfort food and are available for a limited time, now through Jan. 17, 2023, at participating Chester's locations.

10 17 2022

Chester's Pairs Mac & Cheese, Fried Chicken for two new LTOs

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — Quick-service restaurant chain Chester’s Chicken is incorporating its most popular side dish in two new entrée options. The Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese Bowl and the Buffalo Mac Chicken Sandwich will be available nationwide at participating locations for a limited time.

10 12 2022

Chester's was ranked #203 in the top 500 franchises by Franchise Times Magazine

We are so proud to be ranked #203 in the Top 500 Franchises by Franchise Times Magazine! This list is an exclusive annual ranking of the 500 largest U.S. based franchise systems by global systemwide sales.

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10 12 2022

This 1,100-unit, Turnkey Chicken Concept Is Looking For Multi-Unit Franchisees

Chester’s Chicken has an impressive history that stacks up nicely against most any other brand in the quick-service space—not many can claim an 1,100-unit footprint and over 70 years of success. And yet, if you ask the brand’s executives, they believe Chester’s has a ton of more growth potential yet to go. Now their goal is to find more franchisees looking for a turnkey concept, with proven pedigree, who believe in the Chester’s brand and are willing to invest their time and money into it. 

09 27 2022

Chester's Honey Stung Fried Chicken Sandwich wins CSP's "Retailer Choice, Best New Product: Foodservice Entree 2022"

Retailers voted for their favorite new products from 29 categories, and awards will be given to the contest winners during the NACS Show in Las Vegas. This year's winners include packaging, celebrity endorsements, limited-time offers and more.

09 27 2022

Chester's Mac & Cheese wins silver in CStore Decisions "Hot New Products: Foodservice 2022"

CStore Decisions’ 2022 Hot New Products Contest evaluated a number of new product launches and is awarding the products set for success at c-stores this year. This year, CStore Decisions received more than 100 entries across dozens of categories. Winners were determined using a point system that looked at key factors to success including innovation, packaging and more. 

08 16 2022

Chester's Mac & Cheese wins Convenience Store News "Best New Side Dish 2022"

Now in its 26th year, the Best New Products Awards program recognizes the marketers that introduce the most innovative, high-quality products into the convenience channel that meet consumers' evolving needs and fit a convenience store's value proposition. 

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