Church’s Chicken FDD Summary
Type of Business
The franchises described in this disclosure document are for quick-service restaurants specializing in the sale of fried chicken and other quick-service food under the service mark “Church’s Chicken”.
Cajun Operating Company is the owner and franchisor of the Church’s Chicken restaurant system. Cajun is the successor to the Church’s Restaurant business, which was founded in 1952. Their principal business address is 980 Hammond Drive, N.E., Suite 1100, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-6161. Their parent company is Church’s Holding Corp., a Delaware corporation that is controlled by private equity funds affiliated with Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe LLC. -Church’s Holding Corp.’s principal business address is One Maritime Plaza, 22nd Floor, San Francisco, California 94111.
The total investment necessary- to begin the operation of a free-standing Restaurant ranges from $474,300 to $833,100 (excluding real estate). -The total investment necessary to begin the operation of an inline Restaurant ranges from $176,500 to $534,000 (excluding real estate). -The total investment necessary to begin the operation of a convenience store or other non-traditional Restaurant ranges from $154,300 to $313,100 (excluding real estate, site work, building, and improvements). -This includes $25,000 that must be paid to the franchisor.