I am interested in becoming a franchisee, how do I apply?

Click on Get Started to begin the application process. We look forward to hearing from you.

What happens after I submit my online application?

You will receive an email notification letting you know we received your application. From there, our team will review your information and reach out with next steps.

What markets are available to franchise?

Please review the available markets in the Global Opportunities section of this website.

Do I need to have restaurant experience?

Yes, multi-unit restaurant experience with a portfolio of brands is preferred; however, at least multi-unit retail business ownership is required. For Private Equity firms, an Operating Principal (company or individual) with an equity stake must be approved for consideration.

How much money can I make?

We cannot provide financial performance representations on our website.

Will Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken provide financing for my restaurants?

We do not directly engage with the franchisee to source financing. If there is support needed for the preparation of business plans that the financial institution requires, our team will assist to the best of our abilities.

Will Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken help me find a location?

We directly support each franchisee with the creation of a strategic market plan to identify trade areas to source sites and build restaurants. It is the responsibility of each franchisee to work with local real estate professionals and developers to source and secure future restaurant locations.

What demographic does Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken look for?

Fast Food Fanatics; Food is a passion. Love to try new foods and favor fresh ingredients. First to try restaurants and are a influencer for friends & family. Seek variety in food & restaurant landscapes. Visit their preferred brands often.
Conscious Families; Like variety but largely support their go to chains. Seek out good value, not necessarily the cheapest. Appreciate the ability to customize their experience. Not only low price, but value focus. Enjoy sharing experiences with family and trying something new.

Can I open a single Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken location?

The number of restaurants required to develop will be determined based upon the potential of the development area. We always do multi-restaurant development agreements.

How much does it cost to open a Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken location?

We offer multiple types of venues, from food courts to free-standing with drive-thru locations. In general, the cost per location can be $250,000 to $1,200,000 (not including land). Of course, these costs can vary based upon many factors in your local market.

Is there an initial franchise fee to open a Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken restaurant?

The Initial Franchise Fee is $25,000 per restaurant, which is comprised of $10,000 for the upfront development fee and $15,000 for the Franchise fee to be paid before the opening of each restaurant.

How many employees do I need to run a Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken location?

A typical Church's Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken shift operates with a staff of 4 to 8 team members and 1 or 2 management persons.

What are the typical hours of operation?

Most locations operate from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., but hours vary across locations depending on market and trade area.

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