Sonoma Chicken Coop signed a multiunit franchise agreement with business partners, Mitchell Segal and Golan Zinger, representing their company, New York Dining Group BH Inc. The group will bring an initial five units to Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Kings, and Richmond counties in New York, and an additional three restaurants in markets to be determined.

Segal and Zinger have owned and operated several restaurants throughout their long careers in business and are currently scouting prime real estate for their first location, which they plan to open by the end of the first quarter of 2009.

Sonoma Chicken Coop began their nationwide expansion earlier this year. The fast-growing chain has secured three additional multiunit franchise deals bringing eight new restaurants to California and three to New Jersey. SCC expects to have two open units in Northern California and one in Northern New Jersey by early 2009.