Snagajob, the largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers, and Zax, Inc., Zaxby’s largest franchise group comprising 98 locations, announced a strategic partnership to help the franchise group recruit and hire even more high-quality hourly employees, from counter and kitchen staff to management.
Wimpy. Tongue torch. Insane. Those words might not seem like a mouthful, but toss them with Zaxby’s Boneless Wings, and they’ll have taste buds talking. The chain’s Boneless Wings Meal gives wing lovers a way to explore the flavors of Zaxby’s tempting sauce lineup. To tout the Boneless Wings, Zaxby’s has enlisted actor and comedian David Allen Grier and actor and musician Waylon Payne to appear in five TV commercials that are now airing.
Zaxby’s Franchising made a $125,000 donation to Prince Avenue Christian School (PACS) in Athens, Georgia. The gift will support the school’s new building campaign to develop additional facilities, programs, and technology that will increase academic opportunities for its growing student community.
Zaxby’s announces the appointment of Richard Fletcher to vice president of talent management for Zaxby’s Franchising Inc. (ZFI). Fletcher has been with ZFI since 2003, most recently serving as senior director of learning and organizational development, where he oversaw creation and implementation of training programs and systems that led to greater efficiency and cost savings at all Zaxby’s locations.
Zaxby’s announces an “indescribably good” promotion of Stephanie P. Gamble (née Struble) to vice president of brand development for Zaxby’s Franchising, Inc. (ZFI). Gamble has played an integral role in the development of many of Zaxby’s award-winning signature menu items that have added to the brand’s success. In her newly appointed position, Gamble will oversee the strategies and developments of the menu, systems, and applications of the Zaxby’s brand.
Zaxby’s is increasing its commitment to Make-A-Wish in honor of the thousands of children the restaurant chain serves every year.
As part of its second sponsorship, Zaxby’s will help grant the wishes of 45 children with life-threatening medical conditions.
“We’ve been inspired by stories of courage, heart, and never-give-up attitudes,” says Zach McLeroy, CEO and cofounder of Zaxby’s. “We’re honored to continue our sponsorship and hope to bring a little happiness to some very deserving children.”
Is it a Snak? Is it a Meal? Zaxby’s, the Southeast favorite, is asking guests to join in on the Big Zax Snak Meal online debate. Zaxby’s has teamed up with NFL linebacker Clay Matthews to kick off the conversation in the chain’s ongoing “indescribably good” ad campaign. Matthews makes a play for the signature menu item in two TV commercials.
It’s a summer of celebration for Zaxby’s guests as the chain returns two fan favorites, The Roadhouse Zalad and Birthday Cake Milkshake, as part of its latest limited-time-only promotion. Zaxby’s casts country music star Lee Ann Womack to promote the much-loved menu items in four TV spots that begin airing today.
Zaxby’s, a Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and buffalo wings, and one of the nation’s fastest growing restaurant chains, is spreading its wings to its 13th state. The fast-casual restaurant will open its first location in West Monroe, Louisiana, today, Monday, July 2, and plans to have approximately 575 locations across its footprint by the start of 2013.
Zaxby’s announced today that it signed a multi-unit development agreement with Hoozax Foods, Inc. to open 32 Zaxby’s restaurants in the Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia, areas within the next seven years.
Based in Suwanee, Georgia, Hoozax Foods, Inc., is led by Duane Hoover and son Carl Hoover, successful entrepreneurs with past experience in multi-unit franchises. The partnership will make Hoozax Foods, Inc. one of Zaxby’s largest franchisees.