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Church's Chicken Offers New Spicy Tenders LTO
Fried chicken with a spicy kick that's not only hot, but flavorful too, is a Church's Chicken® tradition that's been going strong for 66 years and counting. It started with guests squeezing the juice of a jalapeño pepper over the brand's hand-battered fried chicken, but it hasn't stopped there. Today, Church's menu still prominently features jalapeño peppers, but also includes the brand's one-of-a-kind Spicy Chicken recipe made from a signature blend of red pepper, cracked black pepper, chipotle, and habanero peppers, in addition to jalapeño peppers. The bold, Texas-inspired heat and savory flavor is a big fan favorite with guests, but what many don't know is that there's a Church's menu "secret" for...
Church's Chicken Welcomes New Global Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Church's Chicken® has added a new member to its already stellar leadership team. Announced today, Brian Gies, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer, will take the reins of the global chicken brand's marketing efforts as it moves to expand its presence and grow worldwide market share. Gies comes to Church's with nearly 20 years of top-level restaurant marketing experience improving the value of each of the brands he has led. Gies will also be responsible for implementing the Church's recently launched new global brand positioning and its new domestic marketing approach focused on Bringin' That Down Home Flavor™.
"Brian is joining the team at a very exciting time. He has proven successful in building winning teams, delivering results and ...
Church's Chicken Announces U.S. Launch of New Brand Position and Marketing Campaign
Following one of its most successful years in a decade, Church's Chicken® is showing no sign of slowing down on its quest to become America's favorite destination for hand-battered fried chicken, home-style sides, and scratch-made Honey-Butter Biscuits™. The brand is officially announcing the U.S. launch of its new positioning, which invites guests to Savor the Flavor of the South, Texas Style. It's a bold, new direction, with a nod to the storied past for the popular brand that spent much of 2018 preparing restaurants – and guests – for a new marketing campaign across consumer touchpoints, and ...
MegaBites are Back at Church's Chicken - Now in New Buttermilk Ranch
Fan Favorite Returns With a Tangy New Flavor Twist Starting December 27th
One of Church's Chicken's® most popular innovations in boneless chicken – Chicken MegaBites™ – has returned to Church's restaurants nationwide for a limited time only, now with a tangy new flavor twist. Beginning December 27, guests may choose between new Buttermilk Ranch or Original Chicken MegaBites when creating their own $3, $5 or $10 meals.
Buttermilk Ranch MegaBites are all white meat chicken bites, hand battered and breaded in Church's signature coating and cooked to a golden crisp. Before serving, MegaBites are then tossed in Church's tangy, herbed buttermilk ranch seasoning. The innovative preparation technique creates a burst of zesty ranch flavor that comes from the chicken itself ...
Honey-Butter Biscuit Tenders are Back at Church’s Chicken for a Limited Time
All-Time Fan Favorite Returns to Menu Starting 10/29
If there are two things Church’s Chicken is famous for, it’s the brand’s legendary hand-battered fried chicken and its signature scratch-made Honey-Butter Biscuits™. Now, for a limited time, a third fan favorite brings Church’s® most popular tastes back together once more with the return of Church’s one-of-a-kind, savory-meets-sweet Honey-Butter Biscuit™ Tenders.
“Honey-Butter Biscuit Tenders are easily one of our all-time most popular and crave-worthy product innovations,” said Jennifer Chasteen, Vice President of Brand Strategy & Activation for Church’s Chicken. “Guests tell us that it really is hard to beat our best thing, coated in our other best thing. We’re excited to bring such an irresistible product back just in time for the holiday season.”
First introduced in 2016, Honey-Butter Biscuit Tenders are ...
Church's Chicken and Texas Chicken Roll Out First-Ever Global Brand Positioning
In front of a standing-room-only crowd at a San Antonio conference center, domestic and international franchisees and operational leadership from Church's Chicken and its sister chain, Texas Chicken, came together for only the second time in the history of the brands to learn how the company will strategically reposition itself moving forward. The unveiling of the brand positioning work was a highlight moment during the recent 2018 Global Excellence in Leadership Conference.
"We are one brand serving a very similar menu but we are in distinctly different stages of our life cycles. Our domestic roots go back 66 years, but our international footprint has really just started to take off in the past few years...
Church’s Chicken Makes Door-to-Door Delivery Available Nationwide
Atlanta, GA: In a move designed to further strengthen its market presence and accessibility in the cities and neighborhoods it serves, Church’s Chicken® announced it has successfully launched their Dealivery™ Program, a partnership with multiple third-party providers to make door-to-door delivery a reality for fried chicken fans in multiple markets across the country. In cooperation with DoorDash™, Grubhub™, Postmates™, and Uber Eats™, Church’s Chicken has already established delivery with more than 200 restaurants in various cities, and 450 additional restaurants will be activating delivery with third-parties by the end of August.
“Adding delivery has been a key objective for the entire Church’s® system this year,” said Hector Muñoz, Global Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President for the brand. “It ties directly into our brand promise of giving guests an abundance of choice, flavor, and variety at a fair price… now whenever and ...
Chicken MegaBites Return to Church’s Chicken with New Smoky BBQ Flavor
Atlanta, GA: When Church’s Chicken® first launched its all-new Chicken MegaBites™ last December – guests couldn’t get enough of the ‘larger-than-a-nugget but smaller-than-a-Tender-Strip®’ boneless chicken option that was perfect for snacking and eating on the go. Now, the brand has announced it is not only bringing MegaBites back for a limited time – but it’s also offering a brand-new way to enjoy MegaBites, with a new smoky BBQ seasoning that adds an extra burst of BBQ flavor to any meal.
“Chicken MegaBites offer all of ...
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