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Chicken
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Church's Chicken
Chicken

About
Founded

1952

Franchising Since

1969 (50 Years)

Corporate Address

980 Hammond Dr., #1100
Atlanta, GA 30328

CEO

Joe Christina

Parent Company

Cajun Global LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$348,300 - $1,826,300

Net-worth Requirement

$1,500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$650,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $15,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

5%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

116-154 hours

Classroom Training:

13-17 hours

Additional Training:

At training restaurant

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Bio
Retired incubator salesman George W. Church Sr. had the idea in 1952 to offer fried chicken in a fast-food setting. The first Church's Fried Chicken to Go opened in across the street from the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, and sold only fried chicken. French fries and jalapenos were added to the menu in 1955. Today, the menu has expanded to include other traditional sides such as coleslaw, biscuits, mashed potatoes and fried okra, as well as desserts and dipping sauces.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $348,300 High - $1,826,300
Units
-1.1%-17 UNITS (1 Year) -6.1%-101 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 22nd, 2018