Church's Chicken

Church's Teams Up with Hasbro for Family Fun Giveaway

Church’s Chicken has been serving families its world-famous chicken since 1952 and Hasbro has been providing families with a variety of entertainment since the early 1930s.  

So it’s no wonder that the two brands are partnering for a Family Fun Giveaway during the holiday season. Prize recipients will be randomly selected and awarded just in time for the lucky winners to start their New Year with good news.

Church's Chicken Debuts Big Tex Tender Sandwich

Church’s Big Tex Tender Sandwich, a sandwich with a taste as big as Texas, is making its debut on the quick-serve chain’s menu at participating Church’s Chicken restaurants.

Church’s Big Tex Tender Sandwich starts with one of the brand’s most popular menu items: its Tender Strips.

Church’s Tender Strips are freshly prepared, hand-battered and breaded, 100 percent breast meat. Two chicken tenders are served on two buttery slices of Texas Toast and topped with fresh lettuce, pickles, and mayonnaise. 

Church's Chicken Lands New SVP, General Counsel

Church’s Chicken announced that Craig S. Prusher has joined the quick-serve chain as senior vice president, general counsel, and a member of the brand’s executive leadership team.

He will report directly to Jim Hyatt, president and CEO of Church’s Chicken.

In the last ten months since Hyatt joined as CEO of the brand, he has strengthened his management team with seasoned leaders with a wealth of experience in their respective fields to guide the company’s growth.

Harsha Agadi Named Executive Chairman of Quiznos' Board

Quiznos, one of the nation’s premier quick-service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, announced it has named Harsha V. Agadi as executive chairman of its Board of Managers.

Originally from Mumbai, India, Agadi brings more than 25 years’ experience with foodservice companies to the position, having worked with Domino’s Pizza, Pepsi, Kraft, General Foods, Little Caesars Enterprises, Church’s Chicken, and most recently, Friendly’s Ice Cream Company.

Church’s Chicken Announces Executive Appointments

Church’s Chicken Chief Executive Officer Jim Hyatt, after only four months at the helm of the globally recognized quick-service chain, announced today key talent acquisitions and promotions to its leadership team.

“As we move forward to strengthen our brand globally and relentlessly work on improving restaurant operations and profitability for all our stakeholders, it’s important to continue to bring the right mix of experience, strategic foresight, and drive to our team,” says Jim Hyatt.

Effective immediately, the new leadership team members and promotions are as follows:

Is Social CRM the Future? Church’s Chicken Gives it a Try

When people come to one of the 1,700 Church’s Chicken quick-service restaurants, they are usually on the go. These highly mobile customers will have a chance to use their phones to win a trip to see the premiere of the Warner Brothers movie, Joyful Noise, simply by texting.

This mobile campaign is being powered by Dallas-based social CRM (customer relationship management) marketing agency Pocketstop.

Church’s Chicken, Warner Bros. Make Some “Joyful Noise”

Church’s Chicken, the quick service restaurant chain, is partnering with Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures to celebrate the upcoming new film, Joyful Noise, starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah, in theaters Jan. 13, 2012. A national sweepstakes will award one lucky Church’s customer a prize package that includes a trip to Los Angeles to attend the movie premiere of Joyful Noise.

We're Sorry, Nashville

On March 3, Church’s Chicken announced that it would close all of its Nashville locations for 18 hours for an “intense customer service training boot camp.” The move was paired with an apology from John Bowie, president of U.S. operations at Church’s Chicken, who said in a statement, “We let our customers in Nashville down and for that, we apologize.”

The apology reportedly stemmed from a number of customer-service complaints at Church’s Chicken stores in the Music City.

Church's Chicken Launches Southern Style Sandwich

Church’s new Southern Style Chicken Sandwich is taking center stage on the QSR chain’s menu in its restaurants across the country.

The new Southern Style Chicken Sandwich is an all-white-meat 1/4 pound chicken breast filet with a slightly sweet and savory flavor served on a toasted buttered bun with crunchy dill pickle chips. The introductory price of the new sandwich is only $1.99.

Demand by customers moved Church’s Southern Style Chicken Sandwich to the front of the company’s robust new product pipeline with more than a year invested in rigorous testing.