Golden Chick






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Why Golden Chick
The Golden Chick Concept is a family oriented quick-service with dine-in, drive-thru, and optional home delivery service capability. We offer a variety of menu items, featuring our Golden Fried Chicken and Golden Tenders which are prepared in our proprietary mixes and batters. Along with these items we also offer hand-rubbed Golden Roast Chicken and southern style catfish. Side items include, battered french fries, creamy homemade cole slaw, mashed potatoes, country style cream gravy, green beans, macaroni & cheese, corn on the cob, gourmet style chicken salad, fresh baked yeast rolls, sandwiches, soft drinks and freshly brewed iced tea.

  • Originator of the Chicken Tender
  • Over 40 years in the business and 35 years in the Franchise industry
  • Well established chain with a loyal following
  • On-going Research and Development
  • Local Store Marketing and Promotions
  • Efficient store design that provides outstanding productivity
  • On-going Field Support
  • Listed in the Top 500 Franchise

Franchise Benefits

  • Assistance in the site selection process
  • Prototypical plans with specifications
  • National volume purchasing program to ensure great pricing on food and packaging without a mark-up from the franchisor
  • A list of approved equipment vendors with a proven track record
  • Golden Chick's proprietary recipes
  • Assistance with store openings and ongoing support
  • Effective marketing material and programs
  • Franchise Advisory Committee – Gives Franchisees a voice on key issues
  • Field support – Regional Directors will make visits to discuss and help solve problems related to costs, quality assurance and other issues to ensure the utmost profitability for our Franchisee
  • Use of the Golden Chick Brand name and slogans like "The Original and Still the Best"

Franchise Fees

  • Franchise fee: $20,000 first location*, $10,000 for each additional location

  • Royalty Fee: 4% of Gross Revenue (excluding sales tax)

  • Advertising Fund: Up to 2% local co-op funds. National Ad Fund assessment is 1% of sales

  • Agreement Term: 20 years – One 5 year renewal
  • *Franchise fee will increase to $25,000, $15,000 for each additional location, effective July 1, 2008.

    Golden Chick is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.

    Interested parties should have at least $50,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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    Golden Chick is not currently accepting inquiries with less than $50,000 to invest.
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    How Much Does It Cost?

    • Liquid Capital Required: $50,000
    • Total Investment: $461,900 - $832,700

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    • Business Type: Franchise
    • Financing Assistance: Available, via third party
    • Training and Support: Available
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