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 brand new restaurant will operate under ZAX, Inc.-the largest franchisee within the Zaxby’s organization-and will join 5 existing zaxbys catering menu that serve the Greater Charlotte area.
A range of grand-opening activities is planned in recognition in 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 first 100 guests also will receive Zaxby’s coveted “deck of cards,” whereby recipients can redeem one free menu item per week throughout the restaurant’s first year of operation.
“Although zaxbys menu with prices 2020 is expanding outside of the Southeast, we’re excited to continue 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 excellent to us, and we’re proud to serve these loyal customers along with their communities.”
Zaxby’s is on the right track to open 80 stores in new and existing markets in 2015, which marks its 25th year running a business. The company wants to continue this momentum since it introduces the manufacturer to new regions outside its established Southeast footprint.
Experiencing and enjoying the best chicken around in an atmosphere where you could be genuine that’s what childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley wanted to achieve when they founded Zaxby’s in 1990. Many years 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 customers are welcomed as friends.
In 2015, Zaxby’s was the No. 9 fastest-growing chain within the Nation’s Restaurant News Top 100 list. Entrepreneur magazine ranked Zaxby’s among the fastest-growing franchises and as a Top 500 franchise. In Technomic’s Consumers’ Choice Awards, zaxbys opening hours was named probably the most Craveable fast casual restaurant chain (2014), and as the chain with the Most Unique Things You Can’t Get Elsewhere (2015). Zaxby’s operates a lot more than 700 locations in 16 states and it is headquartered in Athens, Georgia.