Slim Chickens News

Founded: 2002

Slim Chickens opened in 2003 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a focus on culinary excellence in a fast-casual setting.

Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Illinois, with its grand reopening in Champaign on September 12, 2019.
September 11th, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants will celebrate the recently opened store with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8712 N Garnett Road, 74055 in Owasso on August 22.
August 22nd, 2019
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Arkansas, with its newest opening on August 12.
August 14th, 2019
DHR Franchise Group, a multi-unit franchisee group that has over 30 Sonic locations is opening a Slim Chickens in Southaven, MS on July 24 and has signed on to open seven Slim Chickens stores in the Mid-South within the next five years.
July 24th, 2019
Slim Chickens, the fast casual franchise in the "better chicken" restaurant segment, announced today an equity investment from 10 Point Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm.
July 17th, 2019
Slim Chickens customers can now display their Slim’s pride through its new line of summer merchandise, including everything from cooler bags and pool floaties to beach towels and croakies.
July 10th, 2019
Slim Chickens, the leader in the "better chicken" segment of fast-casual restaurants, has announced the winner of its recent systemwide “What Do You Make In The Kitchen?” contest.
May 7th, 2019
Slim Chickens, the leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in its home state of Arkansas, with its newest opening in Bentonville.
January 31st, 2019
Slim Chickens has enjoyed organic growth since taking the brand from co-founder Tom Gordon’s garage to its first location two miles from the University of Arkansas in 2003.
September 5th, 2018
Slim Chickens, the fast-growing “better chicken” franchise has already had a monumental year including the launch of online ordering and a new loyalty app, and the opening of the brand’s first location in London.
July 11th, 2018
Slim Chickens, the emerging “better chicken” franchise, announced the addition of an in-house delivery platform for catering orders to its online ordering systems.
July 10th, 2018
Slim Chickens has officially announced plans to develop in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
January 25th, 2018
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Slim Chickens, a 67-unit, emerging national chicken franchise, has announced the launch of its loyalty app and online ordering platform.
January 3rd, 2018
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be bringing its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Liberty, MO on Sunday, October 1, 2017, continuing the brands expansion in the state.
September 29th, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is expanding the presence of its fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor in Lawrence, Kansas.
August 7th, 2017
Slim Chickens will be bringing its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Weslaco, Texas – continuing the brands expansion in the state. This is the Hamideh Group’s second location in the area.
July 17th, 2017
Slim Chickens will be continuing expansion of its fresh chicken and unparalleled flavor in Lubbock, Texas, spearheaded by franchisee Chris Wilson.
June 26th, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is bringing its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Mansfield, Texas - the brand’s 21st location in the Lone Star State.
June 6th, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in the greater Kansas City region.
May 16th, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is bringing its fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor to Chandler, Arizona.
May 15th, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is bringing fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor to Wichita, Kansas.
May 1st, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in the Houston area on January 23.
January 23rd, 2017
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in the Houston area on November 14th.
November 14th, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be bringing its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Weatherford – continuing the brand’s Fort Worth expansion.
November 7th, 2016
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Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be bringing fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor to Frisco, Texas.
October 17th, 2016
When people think of innovation, their first thoughts likely turn to Silicon Valley. But when talking about the fast-casual better-chicken space, Slim Chickens is a brand renowned for being on the cutting edge.
September 6th, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be bringing fresh chicken tenders and wings with unrivaled flavor to Plano, Texas.
July 25th, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the better chicken segment of fast-casual restaurants, is excited to announce the expansion of its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Oklahoma.
May 23rd, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in its home state of Arkansas on May 9th.
May 9th, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in the Houston area on April 4th.
April 4th, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken concept with unrivaled flavor to Louisiana for the first time with an opening in West Monroe.
January 19th, 2016
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken concept with unrivaled flavor to Illinois for the first time with an opening in East Peoria.
November 16th, 2015
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Houston, TX for the first time on November 16th.
November 16th, 2015
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be bringing its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Kansas – the brand’s first location in the state.
August 10th, 2015
Slim Chickens will be expanding its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Warr Acres, Okla. The corporate-owned restaurant is located at 5841 NW Expressway and will open on August 3rd, 2015.
August 3rd, 2015
Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor to Stillwater, Oklahoma.
March 18th, 2015
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Slim Chickens, a leader in the "better chicken" segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unparalleled flavor to the Old Cheney area of Lincoln, Nebraska.
January 26th, 2015
Slim Chickens, a leader in the "better chicken" segment of fast-casual restaurants, will be expanding its fresh chicken and unparalleled flavor to Lubbock, Texas, spearheaded by franchisee Chris Wilson.
December 23rd, 2014
Slim Chickens, a leader in the "better chicken" segment of fast-casual restaurants, will bring its fresh chicken and unparalleled flavor to its first market in Missouri, spearheaded by local operator Adam Herndon.
November 6th, 2014

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