-Fast casual concept celebrating grand opening with free chicken salad for a year-

ATLANTA, May 22, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today its 16th North Carolina restaurant opening in Jacksonville at 1006 Hampton Inn Way. Featuring a convenient drive-thru and an outdoor patio, Chicken Salad Chick of Jacksonville is owned by the same experienced team who brought the brand’s made-from-scratch favorites to Fayetteville and Greenville. The Jacksonville community is invited to celebrate this grand opening on Wednesday, June 5th; the first 100 guests in line will win free chicken salad for a year.

During grand opening week, local guests can expect to experience the Southern hospitality that Chicken Salad Chick is known for with specials and giveaways that include:

  • Wednesday, June 5 – Free Chicken Salad for a Year to the first 100 Guests – The first guest in line will receive one large Quick Chick of chicken salad per week for an entire year. The next 99 guests in line receive one large Quick Chick of chicken salad per month for a year.* Guests should arrive early to secure a place in line.
  • Thursday, June 6 – The first 50 guests at 10:30 a.m. to purchase a Chick Trio receive a FREE Chicken Salad Chick Tote Bag.** 
  • Friday, June 7 – The first 50 guests at 10:30 a.m. to purchase a Chick Trio receive a FREE Small Chicken Salad Chick Cooler.**
  • Saturday, June 8 – The first 50 guests at 10:30 a.m. to purchase a Chick Trio receive a FREE Chicken Salad Chick Water Bottle.**

The Jacksonville Chicken Salad Chick is owned and operated by Chris Carnes and Ben Fields, along with Operating Partner Jonah Greenup. The trio opened their first Chick in Fayetteville in 2022 and just launched a Greenville location in April.

“Our team is excited to keep expanding with Chicken Salad Chick, bringing this brand’s signature focus on enriching lives and serving others to more communities in my home state of North Carolina,” said Jonah Greenup, operating partner of Chicken Salad Chick Jacksonville. “There’s so much to love about Jacksonville’s coastal culture and military connections. We waited a long time for the right site and were thrilled when this Fazoli’s building became available. Now we can’t wait to open our doors and become Jacksonville’s new go-to spot for lunch, dinner and convenient catering.”

As part of the pre-opening Friends & Family events, the Jacksonville restaurant is supporting CURE Childhood Cancer. Chicken Salad Chick’s Annual Giving Card and numerous other events and programs throughout the year reinforce the Chicken Salad Chick Foundation’s mission to help raise money to find a cure for cancer, as well as giving back to local food banks and food-related charities.

Chicken Salad Chick in Jacksonville will be open Monday – Saturday from 10:30 a.m.8 p.m. For more information, visit Follow Chicken Salad Chick on Facebook and Instagram for the latest news and trends.

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*Guests should arrive early to secure a place in line. The first 100 guests must remain in line and download the Chicken Salad Chick app. Wi-Fi will not be available on site. Once the restaurant opens, guests will make a purchase of “The Chick” or anything of equal/greater value and enter a code in the Chicken Salad Chick app to officially secure their spot. If you leave the line for any reason, your spot will be awarded to the next guest in line. Guests will receive their first free Large Quick Chick electronically to their app the Monday following Grand Opening Day.

**Must download the CSC App and be 16 years or older to purchase. Not valid with any other offers. Limit 1 reward per guest present. 

About Chicken Salad Chick
Chicken Salad Chick serves full-flavored, Southern-style chicken salad made from scratch and served from the heart. With more than a dozen original chicken salad flavors as well as fresh side salads, gourmet soups, signature sandwiches and delicious desserts, Chicken Salad Chick’s robust menu is a perfect fit for any guest. Founded in Auburn, Alabama, by Stacy and Kevin Brown, in 2008, Chicken Salad Chick has grown to more than 250 restaurants in 19 states. Today, under the leadership of Scott Deviney and the Chicken Salad Chick team, the brand is continuing its rapid expansion with both franchise and company locations. Chicken Salad Chick has received numerous accolades including rankings in the 2023 Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Franchise Times’ Fast & Serious for the third consecutive year, Fast’s top Movers and Shakers from 2018 to 2023, QSR’s Best Franchise Deals in 2019, 2020 and 2022, and Franchise Business Review’s Top Food Franchises in 2020. See for additional information.

Marie Holstrom
Fish Consulting
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