Garza Management grows “better chicken” concept throughout Texas with La Porte opening.
La Porte, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, will continue the expansion of its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled flavor in Texas with its newest opening at 8940 Spencer Highway in La Porte on August 30th.
Garza Management, a Houston-based fast food and quick service restaurant company, currently owns three Slim Chickens locations in the Houston market and plans to open four more locations every two months this year. Garza chose La Porte for their latest location due to its booming economy coming out of the pandemic and wanting to expand brand awareness around parts of Houston and surrounding areas.The company owns other fast food chains along with Slim Chickens throughout Houston.
“We brought Slim Chickens to the Houston market because we believe in the top-notch customer service and fresh, delicious food Slim Chickens provides its guests each day,” said Andrew Miller, Garza Management’s COO. “We’re looking forward to growing the Slim Chickens brand and offering our southern-inspired chicken and sides to the friendly La Porte community this summer.”
Aside from bringing its famous, delicious fried chicken and Southern-inspired sides to the area, the new Slim Chickens location in La Porte will also make a positive economic impact with the anticipated creation of more than 75 new jobs in the community.
The La Porte opening is one piece in Slim Chickens’ larger growth story. Since its founding in 2003, the brand has celebrated more than 125 openings in 22 states, with an overall goal of opening 600 restaurants by 2025. In Texas alone, the brand has already grown tremendously to 23 locations.
“Our freshly made southern dishes and homemade recipes create loyal guests who feel good about the food they’re eating, and we’re proud to be able to grow our loyal fan base into the La Porte market,” said Sam Rothschild, Slim Chickens’ chief operating officer.
By focusing on providing only 100% fresh, all-natural chicken tenders that are buttermilk-marinated, hand-breaded and always cooked fresh-to-order, the brand has committed to providing a “better chicken” experience that can’t be found anywhere else. In addition, a choice of 17 housemade sauces adds exceptional flavor and has earned admiration from both guests and critics alike. Slim Chickens also offers fresh sandwiches, salads, wraps and its signature chicken and waffles. To offset the savory side of the menu, rotating desserts served in Mason jars are also available.
About Slim Chickens
Slim Chickens opened in 2003 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a focus on fresh, delicious food with a southern flair in a fast-casual setting. Guests can always expect fresh chicken tenders and wings cooked to order and served with housemade dipping sauces. With over 100 locations opened and a fanatical following in 22 U.S. states, as well as international locations in Kuwait and London, the eternally cool brand is an emerging national and international franchise leading the “better chicken” segment with a goal to grow over 600 restaurants over the next decade. Southern hospitality is not just for the South; everyone, everywhere can appreciate honest food to socialize with friends and neighbors. To learn more about the brand, visit www.slimchickens.com.
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