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LA Chain Dave’s Scorching Hen to Open in Chicago

A preferred LA fried hen sandwich chain now has plans to open within the Chicago market. Dave’s Scorching Hen, which began three years in the past, has introduced plans to open 10 places in Chicago and the suburbs, together with Northwest Indiana, in response to a spokesperson. The corporate hasn’t signed any leases, however hopes to open its first within the space within the subsequent six to 10 months.

Dave’s began as a car parking zone pop-up in East Hollywood with lengthy traces. Eater LA describes it as “road food-meets-trend meals, reworked to suit the wants of the sidewalk.” The cooks behind Dave’s, together with namesake Dave Kopushyan, labored at a few of LA’s trendiest eating places and underneath celeb chef Thomas Keller. The pop-up was a success, rising due to social media advertising and marketing. Dave’s makes use of hen tenders in its spicy sandwiches. Later in 2017, the crew opened its first restaurant. Different places adopted. An investor group, the identical ones behind Blaze Pizza (LeBron James’ favorite), determined to put money into Dave’s. That staff consists of actor Samuel L. Jackson, TV host and former New York Big Michael Strahan, and former First Woman of California Maria Shriver.

Dave’s serves fiery and crispy hen tenders, curly and common fries, and cole slaw. Hen is available in totally different warmth ranges: “reaper,” further sizzling and sizzling, to medium, delicate, “lite delicate,” or no spices added. They may present competitors for Nashville sizzling hen distributors in Chicago together with the Budlong and Fry the Coop. In LA, Dave’s competes with one other chain, Howlin’ Ray’s. These are all locations that ultimately take inspiration from Prince’s Scorching Hen Shack, a Nashville icon.

Dave’s introduced the Chicago franchise staff of Ravi Patel and Chris Zalinski final week and so they’re on the lookout for a wide range of ground plans, together with these with area for a drive-thru. The chain continues to be aggressive with growth, regardless of the pandemic. In June, Dave’s opened in Las Vegas. Earlier within the 12 months, it opened in San Diego. Keep tuned for Chicago updates.

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