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Slim Chickens opened its doors for the first time in Bloomington, Ill., on Monday, April 3, at 1515 N. Veterans Parkway. “We love the fact that there’s so many people here in Bloomington and it’s a real foodie town, so we wanted to bring our goodness...

Slim Chickens in Stillwater is one of a few franchise locations in the system testing out late night hours since early March. Although its dining room closes at 10 PM, the drive thru now remains open until 1 AM. All week. The decision to stay open...

Father and son franchisee duo Ricky and David Bagwell are set to expand the Slim Chickens brand into Mississippi for the first time. According to The Clarion-Ledger, the Bagwells are experienced in the restaurant industry and upon searching for a new brand to work with, fell...

Slim Chickens is entering the state of Mississippi for the first time, with plans to expand the concept into Hattiesburg in coming years. According to the Hattiesburg Post, franchisees David and Ricky Bagwell were in search of a strong restaurant concept that they felt would resonate...

As the better chicken segment booms in Lawrence, Slim Chickens is entering the market with the help of franchisee Mark Killeen. Renovating a former KFC, the restaurant is expected to open early next year. Killeen already has plans underway for a Wichita and second Lawrence location,...

RECAP: Lunch traffic dipped by four percent in the most recent quarter, according to data from The NPD Group as reported by Nation's Restaurant News, and fast casual brands are working to win back lunch crowds in the second half of the year. However, Slim Chickens,...

RECAP: Just a year ago, Slim Chickens boasted only one DFW area location in Ft. Worth. Now, the rapidly growing brand has plans for multiple area locations before the end of the year. North Texas growth for Slim Chickens will outpace much of the rest of...

RECAP: Slim Chickens recently launched a new cayenne ranch chicken sandwich built with hand-breaded chicken breast, lettuce, pickles, cayenne ranch sauce, seasonings and fried onions. For those looking to stick with a more traditional version of the sandwich, Slim's is able to build the sandwich...

RECAP: Foodservice Equipment & Supplies recently conducted interviews with Slim Chickens COO Sam Rothschild and Co-Founder and CMO Greg Smart for a great profile piece about the growing brand. The article begins with a look at the founding of Slim Chickens, and remarks on how the...

Recap: slim Chickens is planning on bringing a location to Enid, and Enid Buzz had questions for Co-Founder and CEO Tom Gordon. The article consists of a Q&A with Gordon, explaining the Slim Chickens brand and their plans to open in Enid by early 2017. To...

Slim Chickens recently launched their new chicken sandwiches in their home market and Broken Arrow, OK to test customer response with the potential of launching the sandwiches nationwide. “We’re getting really good feedback on those sandwiches,” Seavers said. The Slim's in Broken Arrow is the...

For the next few weeks, fast-casual franchise Slim Chickens is launching a chicken sandwich in the brand’s top test markets. The new sandwich is offered in a variety of unique flavors- cayenne ranch, Cajun chicken and buffalo chicken. "They are getting consumers to validate the...

Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in the Houston area on April 4th. The corporate-owned restaurant is located at 6507 FM Rd 2920 in Spring. “Houston has been a great market...

Slim Chickens is opening its first Tennessee location at the beginning of March in Murfreesboro, home to Middle Tennessee State University. The school has students enrolled from 92 out of 95 counties in the state, giving the brand an understanding of potential development success in...

Fayetteville, Ark.-based Slim Chickens plans to roll out a special spring edition of its Mason jar desserts incorporating fresh seasonal berries. Set to debut in March is a strawberry version, made in house with layers of New York-style cheesecake, strawberries and blueberries, and sweet whipped...

South Lubbock residents can now enjoy Slim Chickens in their own neighborhood. This is Slim Chickens’ second Lubbock location. The restaurant made its Lubbock debut in December 2014 at 5508 Fourth St.  Chris Wilson, Slim Chickens Lubbock franchise owner, said he chose the 98th Street location to...

Entrepreneur Brings Fast-Casual “Better Chicken” Brand to the Pelican State; Opens First of Three Locations Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken concept with unrivaled flavor to Louisiana for the first time with an opening...