Church’s Chicken Temporarily Shuts Down Dining Rooms

    Industry News | March 17, 2020
    Church's Chicken’s Bourbon Black Pepper Smokehouse Chicken.

    Church's Chicken

    As part of Church’s protocols, the restaurants have heightened their cleaning and disinfecting procedures to ensure the highest level of sanitation

    Church’s Chicken highest priority is the safety and health of their employees and guests. Church’s has decided to temporarily close the in-restaurant dining room seating throughout all of their company restaurants to provide social distancing starting Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29 Restaurants will continue to operate through the drive-thru, counter service take out, or delivery.

    As part of Church’s protocols, the restaurants have heightened their cleaning and disinfecting procedures to ensure the highest level of sanitation. Each restaurant will hand wash, sanitize door handles, tables, workstations, and all other frequently used areas every 30 minutes.  All common self-serve areas such as tea dispensers, condiments, straws and lids will be moved behind the counter. As the situation evolves Church’s will continue to follow the CDC guidance as well as all local, state or federal mandates. Franchise restaurants will follow the same government mandates in their area.

    “We are monitoring the situation daily to ensure our team is supplied with the tools they need to run safe and healthy operations,” says Joe Christina, CEO for Church’s. “We thank you for your patience as we go day by day in this challenging situation. As a brand, we will continue to stay calm, be quick to respond to our guests, franchisees, and employees, we will stick to the facts, be engaged, and continue to always put our guests and employees first.”

    “We will continue to provide prevention techniques and safety products to keep our employees and work environments safe while meeting the needs of our business and the communities we serve.”

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