Bonchon Chicken

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Bonchon Chicken
Industry Restaurants
Founded (2002 (2002))
Products Korean Fried Chicken
Bonchon Chicken in New York

Bonchon Chicken (Hangul: 본촌치킨; hanja: 本村치킨) is a South Korean-based international fried chicken franchise restaurant.[1][2] Bonchon is a Korean word meaning "My Hometown".

The first Bonchon Chicken restaurant opened in 2002 in Busan, Korea. The first location in the USA was in Annandale, Virginia. It later spread to California, New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas.[3] There are 10 locations in South Korea, 59 in the Philippines, 4 in Thailand, and 6 in Indonesia. There are also many new locations pending in different countries and Brunei is one of them.

Jinduk Seh is the current President and CEO of Bonchon Chicken. The United States headquarters is located in New York City, where all the training is done.

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  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. ^ Bonchon Chicken to Open at Greenville and Lovers Lane in Dallas | SideDish | D Magazine

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