Bonchon Chicken

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Bonchon Chicken
Industry Restaurants
Founded 2002 (2002)
Products Korean fried chicken
Bonchon Chicken in New York City

Bonchon Chicken (Hangul본촌치킨; 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".


The Bonchon Chicken restaurant began in 2002 in Busan, South Korea. The first location in the U.S. was in Annandale, Virginia, home to a large South Korean expatriate population. It later spread to California, New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Texas.[3] There are 10 locations in South Korea, 97 in the Philippines, 10 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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