Bojangles' Raises More Than Half-Million Dollars for MDA

Bojangles’ announced that with the help of its loyal customers, the company raised a record-breaking $536,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during its 13th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy in-store fundraiser. With the more than a half-million in funds raised, Bojangles’ will send 660 children affected by neuromuscular diseases to MDA summer camp this year.

Bojangles Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Month in SC

Bojangles’ president and CEO Clifton Rutledge awards $1,000 to Clover School District Teacher of the Year Christy Wilson. Bojangles'

May is Teacher Appreciation Month in South Carolina, and as the founding sponsor of this important month of recognition, Bojangles’ hosted a Teacher Appreciation Breakfast for the state’s 82 District Teachers of the Year. During this event held at Trinity Cathedral in Columbia, South Carolina, Bojangles’ announced that it has once again partnered with statewide nonprofit South Carolina Future Minds to raise funds to support public education in South Carolina and continue honoring one of the state’s most valuable resources: teachers.

Masters Champ Meets Bojangles' Master Biscuit Maker

Reigning Masters Champion Bubba Watson stars in the first of a series of TV commercials for Bojangles’ Restaurants, Charlotte. The campaign, by advertising agency Boone Oakley, Charlotte, is intended to build sales of Bojangles’ breakfast meals (available all day). The first spot rolls out this month across Southeastern state markets.

Bojangles’ Marks Third Year of NASCAR Partnership

Bojangles’ launched the Bojangles’ Southern 500 Winner’s Circle Sweepstakes, giving racing fans and customers the opportunity to win one of three getaways and $10,000. The sweepstakes celebrating Bojangles’ third year as the title sponsor of the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, South Carolina’s only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, will give one winner the opportunity to choose a vacation in Honolulu, Las Vegas, or a Caribbean or Alaskan cruise.

Bojangles' Fundraiser Supports Muscular Dystrophy Association

For the 13th consecutive year, Bojangles’ is supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) through its Shamrocks Against Dystrophy®in-store fundraiser. Through Sunday, March 16, customers can once again support the organization by purchasing a green shamrock for $1 or a gold shamrock for $5.

Love is in the Air

Valentine’s Day promotions abound as operators take advantage of splurging consumers.

White Castle Valentine's Day promotion enhances quick service experience.
For 20 years, White Castle has offered a Valentine's Day promotion that turns the stores into white-tablecloth restaurants.

Quick-serve chains across the country are rolling out Valentine’s Day promotions to attract customers for the special day and, in some cases, the entire month of February.

Bojangles’ Names Clifton Rutledge CEO

Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. announced the company’s board of directors has appointed Clifton Rutledge as chief executive officer effective January 24. Rutledge joins Bojangles’ from Texas-based hamburger chain Whataburger, succeeding current CEO Randy Kibler, who announced his plans to retire from this role in September, but will remain active as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Additionally, Bojangles’ promoted its senior vice president of company operations, Kenny Avery, to chief operations officer.

Bojangles’ Offers Ready-to-Bake Turkey

Bojangles’ is celebrating Thanksgiving by adding its seasoning to everyone’s favorite holiday classic the turkey. Bojangles’ fans looking for an easy Thanksgiving meal can pre-order the limited-time Seasoned Fried Turkeys, available at participating locations through Thanksgiving Day.

Customers can visit participating Bojangles’ locations to pre-order the main course. Weighing in at 10 to 13 pounds, Bojangles’ whole turkeys feed six to eight people and come ready to cook. Customers can simply pick up their order by 1 p.m., take it home, heat, and serve.

Bojangles’ Crowns Master Biscuit Makers

Bojangles’ Master Biscuit Maker Steven Mackey

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This week, Bojangles’ named the winners of its 17th Master Biscuit Maker Challenge, an annual system-wide competition in which thousands of Bojangles’ teammates from more than 550 company-owned and franchised locations across the Southeast compete to be named the top biscuit-maker, Bojangles’ Master Biscuit Maker. Steven Mackey from Charlotte, North Carolina, was named Master Biscuit Maker from Bojangles’ company-owned locations and Carlos Peraza from Anderson, South Carolina, took the 2013 title for Bojangles’ franchised restaurants.