Bojangles’ named the winners of the 2014 Master Biscuit Maker Challenge, the annual tradition that brings together team members from across the Southeast to compete for the honor of being named one of the best master biscuit makers from more than 600 Bojangles’ restaurants. Following the final round of competition held November 11–13 at the Bojangles’ test kitchen in Charlotte, North Carolina, Travis Squire of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was named Master Biscuit Maker from Bojangles’ company-owned restaurants.
A lot has been said about the dramatic transformation the limited-service restaurant industry has experienced in the last five to 10 years. Observers have noted a range of factors that have shoved along the change, from the pressures to offer healthier food to younger generations’ desire for more creative menu opportunities.
Bojangles’ named the recipients of its 2014 Bojangles’ Scholarship Award, created in memory of the company’s cofounder, Jack Fulk. The $1,000 scholarships will support six Bojangles’ team members and three immediate family members of team members as they continue their education.
Bojangles’ has long served as the official food of football season for fans across the Southeast. Now the chicken and biscuits brand is introducing a sweet tailgating treat with its new, limited-time Football-Shaped Bo-Berry Biscuits.
The special edition biscuit will be served fresh, all day, every day at participating Bojangles’ across the Southeast beginning Monday, August 25, through Friday, September 26. Like the original Bo-Berry Biscuits, these football-themed treats will have Bo-berries baked into them and will be topped with sweet dessert icing.
Bojangles’ across South Carolina raised more than $34,000 for public education during Teacher Appreciation Month in May. Bojangles’ presented a check for funds raised to nonprofit partner South Carolina Future Minds during a special Bojangles’ breakfast in Lexington, South Carolina, this week.
Charlotte, North Carolina–based Bojangles’ may fall into the chicken quick-service category, but as any executive, operator, employee, or loyal fan will tell you, it’s all about the biscuit.
And for good reason: The item is included or featured in nearly 80 of the brand’s menu items, a fact that explains how more than 3 billion biscuits have been served at Bojangles’ since its inception in 1977, says senior vice president of marketing Randy Poindexter.
For the 16th consecutive year, Bojangles’ not only raised funds to send children to the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) Camp Bethelwoods, but it also provided campers and volunteers a Bojangles’ lunch of chicken, biscuits, and fixin’s at Camp Bethelwoods in York, South Carolina, on August 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Camp Bethelwoods, located at 922 W. Mount Gallant Road in York, provides a magical environment for 6–17-year-olds who are affected with a variety of neuromuscular diseases.
Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc., a fast-growing chicken chain, opened its 600th location, a growth milestone the legacy brand has achieved as it continues to build its market presence primarily in the Southeast.
Bojangles' opened its doors for business at 1836 Tiny Town Road in Clarksville, Tennessee on May 23, 2014.
The new restaurant is owned by Jeff Rigsby and marks the third Bojangles’ location he owns in the Nashville, Tennesse region, joining existing locations at 1765 Madison Street in Clarksville and 246 Indian Lake Boulevard in Hendersonville. In total, Bojangles’ has eight restaurants across the Nashville area.
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.