Golden Chick
#335 Franchise 500| Chicken

Golden Chick
Chicken

About
Founded

1967

Franchising Since

1972 (48 Years)

Corporate Address

1131 Rockingham, #250
Richardson, TX 75080

CEO

Mark Parmerlee

Parent Company

Golden Southern Chicken Corp.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$443,350 - $1,288,640

Net-worth Requirement

$1,500,000 - $2,500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$350,000 - $500,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Golden Chick has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

33.33% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

160 hours

Classroom Training:

28 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

12 - 15

Golden Chick is ranked #335 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Howard Walker opened the first Golden Fried Chicken location in San Marcos, Texas, in 1967. The restaurants, which served fried chicken, chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, biscuits and other favorites, quickly spread through Texas and Oklahoma.

In 1996, the name was changed from Golden Fried Chicken to Golden Chick. The conversion included an image update and the addition of new menu items, such as Golden Roasted Chicken and a variety of new side items to go along with all the existing menu item favorites. Free-standing and co-branded units offer dine-in, takeout, drive-thru, catering and optional delivery service.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $443,350 High - $1,288,640
Units
-2.7%-5 UNITS (1 Year) +13.8%+22 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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