Slim Chickens

The Slim Chickens franchise is a food concept that specializes in chicken. The brand's mission is to make quality hand-breaded chicken tenders using fresh ingredients and served in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The building block of the brand's menu is 100% all-natural chicken tenders. The chicken locks in flavor with southern-style buttermilk marinade and is hand-breaded for every order. With more than 200 locations opened and 1,200 in development, the brand is looking to continue expanding with franchise partners. Culture is at the heart of The Slim Chickens, which is known for its combination of southern hospitality, cool vibe, and great food. The brand's food is more than just a quick meal.   

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Slim Chickens Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Chicken franchises rule the roost in the fast-causal industry. A chicken franchise to consider is Slim Chickens. The fast-casual brand specializes in chicken and is on a mission to make quality hand-breaded chicken tenders using fresh ingredients and served in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The building block of the brand's menu is 100% all-natural chicken tenders. The chicken locks in flavor with southern-style buttermilk marinade and is hand-breaded for every order. With more than 200 locations opened and 1,200 in development, the brand is looking to continue expanding with franchise partners. As a franchise owner, you benefit from trade area analysis, site selection assistance, an analytics tool, site approval, and full project management systems. You also get strong public relations activation at contract signing and throughout your time with the brand. You also get pre-opening marketing and grand opening market plans, on-going field marketing support, and an annual marketing calendar and activation.
To keep your finances in order, the franchisor will provide you with accounting systems integration, financial templates, P&L reviews, and franchise back office support. You also benefit from the franchisor's strong vendor partnerships. Franchisees have access to a dedicated field support, on-going business plans, operational reviews, and territory development assistance. Customers appreciate that the brand's meals can be customized. Slim Chickens puts its own twist on sandwiches, salads, wraps, and more. With vibrant murals customized to each local community, open and modern architecture, and comfortable, family-friendly seating, customers can enjoy a meal in a fun, inviting environment while listening to Delta Blues inspired music.

Company Details

Headquarters :Fayetteville, AR 72703
Founded: 2003
First franchise: 2011
Canada: No
International: Yes
B2B: No
Absentee: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Home-based/mobile: No 

Support and Training Offered By Slim Chickens

As a franchise owner, you can expect an initial comprehensive training program at one of the brand's certified training locations. You will learn everything you need to know about running the business properly including marketing and advertising, marketing and advertising, and grand opening training. This support and training are ongoing.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Slim Chickens Franchise.

What does a Slim Chickens Franchise Cost?

Slim Chickens franchise fees for 2024:

Initial Investment: $1,307,000 - $4,052,000
Net Worth Requirement: $3,000,000 - $12,000,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $15,000
Royalty Fee: 5%

Is Slim Chickens a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Slim Chickens is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Slim Chickens a Home Based franchise?

No. Slim Chickens is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Slim Chickens Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Slim Chickens franchisees make. Slim Chickens offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Slim Chickens Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Slim Chickens franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Slim Chickens Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Slim Chickens franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Slim Chickens Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Slim Chickens franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Slim Chickens's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Slim Chickens Franchises for Sale

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