Slim Chickens News

Founded: 2002

Slim Chickens opened in 2003 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a focus on culinary excellence in a fast-casual setting.

Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opened on June 7 at 2207 Missouri Blvd.
June 16th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced it has inked a deal to bring nine locations to cities throughout Alabama.
June 15th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opened on June 7 at 5804 Bosque Blvd.
June 10th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced it has inked a deal to bring four locations to cities throughout northern Nevada.
June 2nd, 2021
Slim Chickens has clucked its way onto the Fast Casual Top 100 “Movers & Shakers” list, which highlights the industry’s most successful and resilient brands.
May 28th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opens on May 19th at 1851 Scottsville Road in Bowling Green.
May 20th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced it has inked a deal to bring 30 locations to cities throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
May 4th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced that it has signed a multi-unit agreement with Dennis Ekstrom to develop 10 restaurants across New Mexico and in El Paso, Texas.
April 23rd, 2021
Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opening at 2500 Funston Road, located in AAFES Exchange Shopping Center.
April 15th, 2021
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through service in the “better chicken” segment, announced its new restaurant opening at 707 W. 9 Mile Road in Pensacola.
April 6th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opening at 501 W. Poplar Ave. DHR Chicken, a seasoned restaurant group, is at the helm of the new location.
March 31st, 2021
Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Florida with its newest opening on March 29 at 707 W 9 Mile Road in Pensacola.
March 30th, 2021
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Slim Chickens will continue to expand its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Tennessee, with its newest opening at 501 W Poplar Ave. in Collierville on March 29.
March 29th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced today it will be opening an express location at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) on the University Park campus.
March 18th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced today its new restaurant opening at 1864 Democracy Point in Colorado Springs.
March 18th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opening at 2915 Highway 77. North Florida Restaurant Group, a seasoned restaurant group, is at the helm of the new location.
February 9th, 2021
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through service in the “better chicken” segment, announced its new restaurant opening at 5167 W. Anthem Park Boulevard.
February 4th, 2021
Slimthusiasts all over the nation are set to rejoice as Slim Chickens is set to hatch over 50 restaurants this year in various states including Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
January 29th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced today that it has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list, considered the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.
January 28th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opening at 39 NJ-31. Jersey Boyz, a seasoned restaurant group, is at the helm of the new location.
January 12th, 2021
Slim Chickens announced that it has signed a multi-unit agreement with Southeast Slims Hospitality LLC to develop 12 restaurants across the eastern section of Georgia and the western section of South Carolina.
January 8th, 2021
Slim Chickens is closing out 2020 with a bang: the brand has inked multi-unit franchise agreements for 150 units this year.
December 29th, 2020
Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Montana, with its newest opening at 1450 Prospect Avenue in Helena on December 7.
December 9th, 2020
Slim Chickens is set to bring its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Colorado by opening the brand’s second location in the state on November 2
November 3rd, 2020
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Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Ohio.
October 19th, 2020
Slim Chickens announced that is was ranked on this year’s Franchise Times Top 200+ list, the most comprehensive ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States.
October 13th, 2020
Slim Chickens announced that it has signed a multi-unit franchise agreement in Baldwin County, with the first restaurant slated to open in late 2021 in Foley.
October 6th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-thru in the “better chicken” segment, announced today it has inked a deal that will bring 10 locations to cities throughout Tennessee.
September 21st, 2020
Inc. magazine announced today that Slim Chickens has been named among the fastest growing companies on its annual Inc. 5000 list.
August 28th, 2020
Slim Chickens announced that it has signed a multi-unit deal with franchisee Ray Johnson to develop 10 restaurants across Collin and Denton counties.
August 11th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Oklahoma.
August 4th, 2020
Slim Chickens announced the promotion of Jackie Lobdell to vice president of franchise development and the hiring of two director-level franchise development team members.
July 20th, 2020
Slim Chickens is set to bring its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Utah by opening the brand’s first location in Lehi.
July 6th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, announced today that it is expanding into Montana.
July 1st, 2020
Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor, bringing its first location to Florida on June 25 at 300 West 23rd Street in Panama City.
June 26th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, announced today that its first location in Cleveland will open in Q1 of 2021.
May 15th, 2020
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Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Arkansas, with its newest opening at 2200 East Main Street in Russellville on May 14, 2020.
May 8th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, announced today that its first location in Alabama will open in the fourth quarter of 2020.
April 15th, 2020
lim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, recently opened its first Colorado location in Aurora owned by multi-unit franchisee LOVE Restaurant Group.
March 11th, 2020
As the breakthrough fast casual brand expands around the globe, Slim Chickens, which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, has plans for over 30 openings in 2020 alone.
February 26th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is elevating its already delicious menu offerings and unrivaled flavor with an exclusive Valentine’s Day Champagne and Waffles Package.
February 12th, 2020
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, announced today that its first location in the Sunshine State will open in the spring.
February 7th, 2020
Slim Chickens announced today that it has inked a franchise agreement to develop five-units agreement in Southeast Oklahoma and Northern Texas.
January 24th, 2020
Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Kentucky, with its newest opening at 1004 S. Highway 27 in Somerset on January 9, 2020.
January 9th, 2020
The results are in: Slim Chickens is the fast casual to watch. Just six years into franchising, the brand has opened its 100th location.
December 18th, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, announced today that it is set to open a new location in Bristol, its sixth location in the United Kingdom, this...
November 21st, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Colorado.
November 18th, 2019
Slim Chickens will continue offering its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor with a new limited time offer - Tender Mac Bowls, beginning November 4, at all Slim Chickens locations.
November 5th, 2019
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Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in North Dakota.
November 4th, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leading fast casual franchise which features dine-in and drive-through in the “better chicken” segment, announced today an aggressive multi-unit growth initiative to expand its presence in key markets across the United...
October 21st, 2019
Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its offering of 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor with its grand reopening in Bloomington, Illinois on September 25, 2019.
September 24th, 2019
Slim Chickens will continue expansion of its 100% all natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Arkansas, with its newest opening at 1720 N. West Avenue in El Dorado on September 16, 2019.
September 16th, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Illinois, with its grand reopening in Champaign on September 12, 2019.
September 11th, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants will celebrate the recently opened store with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8712 N Garnett Road, 74055 in Owasso on August 22.
August 22nd, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Arkansas, with its newest opening on August 12.
August 14th, 2019
DHR Franchise Group, a multi-unit franchisee group that has over 30 Sonic locations is opening a Slim Chickens in Southaven, MS on July 24 and has signed on to open seven Slim Chickens stores in the Mid-South within the next five years.
July 24th, 2019
Slim Chickens, the fast casual franchise in the "better chicken" restaurant segment, announced today an equity investment from 10 Point Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm.
July 17th, 2019
Slim Chickens customers can now display their Slim’s pride through its new line of summer merchandise, including everything from cooler bags and pool floaties to beach towels and croakies.
July 10th, 2019
Slim Chickens, the leader in the "better chicken" segment of fast-casual restaurants, has announced the winner of its recent systemwide “What Do You Make In The Kitchen?” contest.
May 7th, 2019
Slim Chickens, the leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in its home state of Arkansas, with its newest opening in Bentonville.
January 31st, 2019
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