Slim Chickens Inks Largest Franchise Deal in Brand History

Miami — Slim Chickens, a leading fast-casual franchise in the better-chicken segment, has inked a deal for the entire state of Indiana and the Southeast region of Florida for a total of 60 locations.

“Slim Chickens’ leadership team is top-notch,” says Al Cabrera, the franchise partner with over 35 years of experience who is spearheading the 60-unit deal. “After three decades in the restaurant industry, it is easy to spot an amazing opportunity, and Slims’ was a clear choice for the next addition to my portfolio.”

“This is a huge moment for Slim Chickens,” says Jackie Lobdell, vice president of franchise development at Slim Chickens. “We are entering a new state and dramatically growing our presence in Florida — and doing it all with a strong operator who believes in our leadership team, has passion for the brand and has the skillset to run successful restaurants. We’re beyond excited to welcome Al to Slim Chickens, and look forward to watching him grow.”

Slim Chickens first opened in 2003 in Fayetteville, Ark. Today, there are more than 150 Slim Chickens locations open and 750 restaurants in development. The brand recently launched a strategic multi-unit franchise growth initiative to reach 600 units in 10 years. For more information, visit



SOURCE: Slim Chickens

Tagged under