Bonchon Chicken

Bonchon Chicken (Korean본촌치킨; Hanja本村치킨) is a South Korean-based international fried chicken restaurant franchise.[1][2] According to the company, Bonchon is a Korean word meaning "My Hometown".

Bonchon Chicken
본촌치킨
本村치킨
Subsidiary
IndustryRestaurants
Founded2002; 18 years ago (2002)
Busan, South Korea
ProductsKorean fried chicken
Websitewww.bonchon.com
Entrance to a Bonchon Chicken franchise in the Philippines
Bonchon Chicken in New York City

HistoryEdit

The Bonchon Chicken restaurant began in 2002 in Busan, South Korea. The first location in the U.S. was in Fort Lee, New Jersey,[3] home to a large South Korean expatriate population. It later spread to California, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, and Washington state.[4] The Korea fried chicken franchise currently operates in 21 states in the U.S. and 8 countries internationally.

Jinduk Seo is the founder of Bonchon Chicken and Flynn Dekker is currently the CEO. The United States headquarters is located in New York City, where all the training is done.

LocationsEdit

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Middle EastEdit

North AmericaEdit

  • United States: 101 stores

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Julia Moskin (February 7, 2007) "Koreans Share Their Secret for Chicken With a Crunch" The New York Times
  2. ^ Gubbins, Teresa (January 23, 2015). "Bonchon Chicken Dallas gives Greenville Avenue the bird". CultureMap Dallas. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "Press Kit 2017" (PDF). BonChon Chicken. p. 2. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "BonChon Chicken to Open at Greenville and Lovers Lane in Dallas". Retrieved 19 February 2018.

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