Naked Chicken Co. signature product is Bone-in Skinless fried
chicken that contains zero grams of trans fat per serving.
Preparing our specialty chicken includes such steps as removing the
skin and using a proprietary breading process. By eliminating the
skin, Pudgie's Naked Chicken Co. is able to address consumers'
growing desire for a healthier option, making our chicken lower in
fat and cholesterol than traditional fried chicken.
People Love Naked Chicken Co.
Founded in 1981 in the community of Bethpage, New York, (as
Pudgie's Famous Chicken), George Sanders developed his secret
chicken recipe and skinning process. The concept quickly spread
throughout Long Island and by 1989 had become a franchise company.
In 2007, TRUFOODS LLC, acquired the Pudgie's brand. After
exhaustive research, TRUFOODS, LLC. created the most unique,
relevant & quality driven chicken brand in the quick service
restaurant industry, Naked Chicken Co. With the introduction of
more "portable" skinless chicken products such as tenders, salads
and sandwiches, our concept is more viable and appeals to a broader
customer base. TRUFOODS' success is based on our ability to create
new opportunities, build customer base through aggressive and
effective marketing, reducing costs, & improve the overall
management of the brand.
Why Naked Chicken Co.?
When you make the decision to join the Naked Chicken Co.
franchise team, you are choosing to go into business with a company
dedicated to helping you succeed. Our franchisees benefit from a
distinct competitive advantage by bringing a classic yet updated
food brand into the neighborhoods they serve. You will not find a
better business partner, more committed to your success!
With a growing market awareness built on healthful menu options,
cravable, handcrafted food and superior guest service, Naked
Chicken Co. is developing a unique position in the market by
exceeding guest expectations. As a result, Naked Chicken Co. has
become a sought after franchise brand by experienced food service
operators as well as first time entrepreneurs.
These are just a few of the many reasons why you should
consider becoming part of our franchise success story:
Our Competitive Advantages
Superior Franchise Support
- Innovative, Delicious and Unique
- Home Meal Delivery
- Low Turnkey Cost
- Financing Available
- Protected Territories
- Simple Operation
- Proven Business Model
- One-Stop Supplier Selection
- Marketing and Advertising Programs
- Site Selection & Demographic Analysis
- Construction Assistance
- Full Training
- Group Buying Power
- Integrated digital marketing & Advertising Programs
- Ongoing Menu Engineering to meet today's more healthful
Training and Support
All franchisees must successfully complete basic training at a
certified training store as well as a 14-day training program. The
program will cover day-to-day operations, cost controls, staffing,
labor controls and management skills. All the training will take
place in an operating shop. To assist you in your opening period,
we will send one of our Regional Directors of Operations to your
unit for 7-10 days. In addition to your initial training period,
TRUFOODS, LLC. will provide a support team that will coach you in
various facets of construction, equipment, marketing, advertising,
staffing and training. Our Regional Directors of Operations will
also make regular visits to counsel you on business issues such as
operating procedures, inventory, cost control, profitability, and
marketing. To ensure consistency, you will have the right to use
our Operations Manual and will be provided with marketing and
"I got involved with Pudgie's because I love the food and feel
it is superior to the competition. I have customers that tell me
they drive all the way from Queens to East Islip, Long Island to
eat at our store." - Amanpreet Singh, Multi Unit
"Pudgie's has a large following and means a lot to many people.
The product is incredible and healthier than the competition due to
our signature skinless chicken."- Michael Quakenbush,
We're looking for franchise owners who are outgoing and have
sales, marketing, and/or management experience, and who are results
oriented. A person who can build relationships, lead a team, and
who has the motivation to excel! PLEASE NOTE OUR FINANCIAL
REQUIREMENTS: The total start-up cost for a Naked Chicken Co.
restaurant is approximately $450,000, not including working
capital. Also, please note, $300,000, of the total start-up cost
must be unencumbered (not borrowed) liquid capital and you must be
ready to make a full-time commitment within three months.