News and Updates


Slim Chickens is coming to Sioux Falls

Better chicken brand Slim Chickens is coming to Sioux Falls. The Arkansas-based concept is being brought to the area by experienced multi brand franchisee Todd Porter. “It’s a more limited menu, and they do it really, really well. They do a lot of volume and have kind of a Chick-fil-A cult-like following. People go nuts […]


Launch of the Chicken Sandwich

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 only location offering both a cajun chicken and house sandwich, […]


The Chicken Sandwich

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 quality of the product,” said Technomic President Darren Tristano. “It’s […]


Slim is hanging out in Missouri

RECAP: Scott Purcell and his partners are bringing Slim Chickens to Columbia and throughout the state of Missouri, and the Columbia Daily Tribune recently spoke with Purcell about the Slim Chickens brand and their plans for development. According to the article, they recently purchased the rights to develop most of Missouri and have finalized real […]


Fort Smith Grand Opening

Slim Chickens is opening its first Fort Smith Location on Monday, May 9th, 2016. The Times Record recently spoke with COO Sam Rothschild about the brand and the new Fort Smith location. According to the article, people have been clamoring for a Fort Smith location for years, and the brand is excited to bring a […]


Slim is opening in Fort Smith, AR

Slim Chickens is preparing to open a corporate-owned location in Fort Smith on Monday, May 9th, 2016. TheNorthwest Arkansas Business Journal used quotes and information from the press release to let readers know about the opening and the recent growth of the brand. Click here to read more


Slim Chickens opens new location in Spring

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 for us since we opened our first location in [...]

Slim Chickens Salads

This is not a side salad. It never was, nor will be. Try one of two Slim Chickens salads for a flavor-packed, protein-rich, veg-piled meal. SLIMS SALAD Get the best of both worlds with a classic SLIMS SALAD. Your daily dose of fresh mixed greens, tossed with protein charged salad bling--fresh hand breaded or grilled [...]

Slim Chickens’ Perfect Party Snacks

RECAP: Chris was able to tell viewers about perfect party snacks and perfect wings they can get at Slim Chickens right in time for the NCAA games. Watch the entire segment here:

Fast-Casual Franchise Brand Opens Seventh Location in The Lone Star State in Spring, TX

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — 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, Spring, TX. “Houston has been a great market for us since we opened our [...]

Slim’s Mason Jar Desserts Are Getting Noticed

More consumers are having their cake - and pie, ice cream, and other traditional desserts - and eating them too, as the post-meal indulgence has gained steam in recent years. Nation's Restaurant News shared in a recent article on the reemergence of classic desserts that according to Datassential, consumers are ordering dessert 1.9 percent more [...]

Slim Chickens is growing!

We secured a great article today, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Arkansas Business (Circulation: 7,775; Unique Visitors per Month: 250,934) that featured Slim Chickens Chief Operating Officer Sam Rothschild. The article is titled “Slim Chickens Sees Revenue Grow to $50 Million” by Jan Cottingham and was written based off an interview coordinated by No Limit […]


Slim is landing in Murfreesboro, TN

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 other areas. “If you can appeal to those guys, we [...]

Chicken & Waffles for the Super Bowl

Chris Yeager visited KNOE’s Good Morning ArkLaMiss to share with viewers some last-minute food ideas for people hosting Super Bowl parties. He made chicken and waffles on-air for viewers looking to get away from the traditional gameday meals they’re used to. Chris also shared the types of wing sauces Slim Chickens offers for the viewers […]


Spring Desserts Show Off Seasonal Berries

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 cream. Click Here for Full Article


Super Bowl Watch Parties

Dave visited the set of WYZZ to share with viewers how they can enhance any Super Bowl watch parties they’re hosting this weekend with Slim Chickens. Check out the segment here


Slim was featured on “Good Morning Texas!”

Tim visited Good Morning Texas to share with viewers how they can host the ultimate Super Bowl party with the help of Slim Chickens. Tim also facilitated a wings-eating contest on-air, showed off some Slim Chickens jar desserts, and talked about the brand's growing presence in Dallas-Forth Worth. Click here to see the segment.

Lubbock, TX is seeing double!

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 add another restaurant option in an area that […]


Slim Chickens Opens First Louisiana Location in West Monroe

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 in West Monroe. The restaurant, which is located at […]

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