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Some Great Reasons to Join the Church’s Texas Chicken® Franchise Family

If you’re a seasoned investor ready to break into the fried chicken quick-service restaurant industry with an established and beloved brand, Church’s Texas Chicken® fried chicken franchise opportunities are the way to grow! We’re an industry leader [LF1] that has stood the test of time, and our proven business model, combined with our ongoing support, will help you stand out in a robust industry. Keep reading to find out why joining the Church’s Texas Chicken® family is a smart investment.

We Know Fried Chicken!

With over 1,500 restaurants in 24 countries, we know fried chicken! Since 1952, when our founder, George Church Sr., first began selling his homemade fried chicken right across the street from the Alamo, we’ve been serving up crispy goodness and hand-crafted flavors to our guests who just keep coming back for more. We know what a chicken franchise is and should be, and we help our franchisees build out and operate the perfect restaurants with flexible restaurant footprints to choose from and industry-leading technology to guide them. Our menu is a crowd-pleaser that features the kind of wholesome comfort foods your community will enjoy on a regular basis. And while we always stay true to our heritage (we don’t mess with a good thing), you can count on our ongoing innovations to bring new and exciting menu options to your restaurants.

Our Industry Is a Consumer Favorite

It’s a fact: people love fried chicken, especially when it’s prepared the Church’s way. Our hand-crafted meals feature flavorful bone-in fried chicken, juicy tenders, world-famous Honey Butter Biscuits™, and more. Your Church’s Texas Chicken® franchise will become part of a robust industry that is projected to be valued at 9.85B by 2030 (1), suggesting that the love of fried chicken is not going away anytime soon.

 Furthermore, the to-go market is hotter than ever across all outlets. According to a recent industry survey (2), of all orders placed at US fast-food restaurants in 2022, 85% were placed to-go. And among full-service restaurants, 33% of orders were to-go in 2022. Your Church’s Texas Chicken® locations will capitalize on this important trend.

We Offer Franchisees Expert Real Estate and Site Selection Help

Location is everything to a business, so we make sure to help our franchisees find and build out the right ones for their Church’s Texas Chicken® restaurants. Our real estate and site selection experts do in-depth analyses of any potential Church’s location before you settle on the right one. Just a few of the things we’ll look at are:

  • Demographics
  • Traffic patterns
  • Foot traffic
  • Available parking
  • Complimentary businesses
  •  Competition
  • Visibility
  • Zoning

We’ll also provide you with standard plans and specifications for each restaurant you open, as well as access to the important vendor relationships you’ll need to furnish each new restaurant with our identifiable décor, build your kitchens with industry-leading equipment, and prepare our wholesome menu items with the fresh ingredients our customers expect from each and every Church’s Texas Chicken® location.

A Proven Business Model Means Less Guesswork

One of the benefits of franchising with Church’s Texas Chicken® is that you’ll get access to our time-tested business model that takes so much of the guesswork out of operations. We’ve used our decades of industry expertise to craft proven processes and procedures that will allow you to smoothly operate your franchise day to day.

You and your team will also enjoy in-depth pre-opening training that includes workshops, seminars, and up to 150+ hours of on-the-job training. During this time, you’ll learn:

  • How to find and hire friendly staff
  • How to set growth goals
  • How to create effective local marketing strategies
  • How to engage with your community
  • How to manage inventory
  • And much more

We know how important it is to start your franchise out on the right foot, so we don’t leave that to chance. The hard work and success of our franchisees [LF2] have helped to make us the beloved brand that we are today, and we’re committed to helping each and every one of them enjoy growth for as long as they own their businesses!

Are you ready to find out more about the benefits of franchising with the Church’s Texas Chicken® brand family? Reach out [LF3] to get the conversation going and take advantage of our franchise opportunity!

  1. Market Research Future; Take-Out Fried Chicken Market Information by Product Type, By Age Group, By Distribution Channel - Forecast until 2030, Snehal Singh, February, 2021
  2. Wall Street Journal; Americans Are Gobbling Up Takeout Food. Restaurants Bet That Won’t Change. Heather Haddon, Jan. 28, 2023


We’re a bold and innovative brand that just keeps growing — and we want you to be part of it. Check out our territories map to find out where we’ve identified areas that are perfect for your Church's Texas Chicken® restaurant franchise. Then reach out to one of our franchise team members to get the conversation going.
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