Fast-Casual chicken restaurant concept, Zaxby’s Franchising, Inc. (ZFI), today announced it will open its 700th restaurant on August 17, 2015, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The new restaurant will operate under ZAX, Inc.-the largest franchisee in the Zaxby’s organization-and will join 5 existing zaxbys menu with prices 2020 that serve the Greater Charlotte area.
An array of grand-opening activities is planned in recognition of the 700th restaurant milestone. Highlighting Charlotte’s affinity for NASCAR®, the restaurant will host a meet-and-greet on opening day with Zaxby’s Racing’s NASCAR Driver, Number 25 John Wes Townley. The very first 100 guests also will get Zaxby’s coveted “deck of cards,” whereby recipients can redeem one free menu item each week throughout the restaurant’s first year of operation.
“Although zaxbys prices is expanding away from the Southeast, we’re excited to carry on adding locations in the Charlotte market, especially because it’s close to home,” said Zaxby’s co-founder and EVP Tony Townley. “This area continues to be very good to us, and we’re proud to serve these loyal customers as well as their communities.”
Zaxby’s is on course to open up 80 stores in new and existing markets in 2015, which marks its 25th year in operation. The company intends to continue this momentum as it introduces the manufacturer to new regions outside its established Southeast footprint.
Experiencing the best chicken around in an atmosphere where you can be yourself that’s what childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley wished to achieve once they founded Zaxby’s in 1990. A long time and locations later, Zaxby’s is drjnxs delivering on which promise: to serve delicious chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads in a fun, offbeat atmosphere where all clients are welcomed as friends.
In 2015, Zaxby’s was the No. 9 fastest-growing chain in the Nation’s Restaurant News Top 100 list. Entrepreneur magazine ranked Zaxby’s as among the fastest-growing franchises so when a Top 500 franchise. In Technomic’s Consumers’ Choice Awards, what time does zaxbys close was named the Most Craveable fast casual restaurant chain (2014), and because the chain using the Most Unique Stuff You Can’t Get Elsewhere (2015). Zaxby’s operates a lot more than 700 locations in 16 states and is headquartered in Athens, Georgia.