Industry News | April 19, 2016

Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken Celebrates 50 Years

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Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken this year is celebrating 50 years of serving fresh, never-frozen chicken. To celebrate, Lee's fans from across the country can enter to win gift cards to their favorite restaurant in the two weeks leading up to National Fried Chicken Day on July 6. Lee's restaurants across the country will be celebrating on this day and rewarding select customers with other branded giveaways.

"Our customers have really made these 50 years possible and we want to recognize their loyalty," says Lori Seering, vice president of marketing for Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken. "We are thrilled about this milestone and hope to continue to serve our Famous Recipe chicken for years to come."

Entrants are encouraged to visit Lee's Facebook and Twitter pages to enter to win gift cards ranging in value from $5 to $50. Winners will be randomly drawn from June 22 to July 6.

"We have a passionate system of franchise owners and employees, and this milestone represents their continued dedication to good service," Seering says. "We continue to be humbled by our many loyal customers and are so very proud of our restaurants' continued success."

Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken is a casual dining franchise founded in Lima, Ohio, in 1966 specializing in fresh, never-frozen chicken and includes 135 locations in 12 states across America. The Lee's system has seen 25 consecutive quarters of same store sales growth and saw a 7.7 percent growth in 2015 system sales over 2014.

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