06 May Slim Chickens Little Rock location now open!
Contact: Rob Byford
The new restaurant is the first of three planned for Central Arkansas in 2013-14
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– Fayetteville-based restaurant chain Slim Chickens will open their first
restaurant in Little Rock today.
The new restaurant, specializing in fresh, cooked-to-order chicken tenders, wings, salads,
sandwiches, and wraps, will be located at at 4500 W. Markham St.
Long-time Slim Chickens employee Rob Byford will own and operate the new Little Rock store.
Byford is also planning to open a restaurant in the West Little Rock area, as well as a Hot
Springs location in Fairgrounds Crossing Shopping Center in 2014.
“Rob has been an area director for Slim Chickens and a trusted friend for almost 10 years now,”
said Tom Gordon, Slim Chickens CEO. “We couldn’t be happier to have him as a multi-unit
Byford opened and managed the Rogers, AR location for the majority of his time with Slim
Chickens. For the past several years, he has lived in Little Rock where he served as the area
director for Central and Northeast Arkansas locations.
“I’m extremely excited to be expanding Slim Chickens presence in Central Arkansas,” Byford
said. “My wife and I have been looking for opportunities to open our own restaurant for a long
time now, and we’re thrilled to be doing it here in Little Rock.”
The new store will be open seven days a week from 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
For more information, contact Rob at 501-907-0111.
About Slim Chickens
Slim Chickens opened in 2003 in Fayetteville, Arkansas with a focus on serving fresh chicken
tenders and wings cooked to order and served with handmade dipping sauces made from
scratch. Since then, the restaurant has expanded to include eight stores in Arkansas and
Oklahoma, with plans to open four additional stores in Arkansas and Texas in 2013. For more
information, visit slimchickens.com, or for franchise opportunities call 479-935-4444.