Bonchon Chicken

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Bonchon Chicken
Company typeSubsidiary
Founded2002; 22 years ago (2002)
Busan, South Korea
FounderJinduk Seo
HeadquartersDallas, Texas
ProductsKorean fried chicken
Bonchon Chicken in New York City
Bibimbap from Bonchon Chicken
Bonchon Chicken store in Central Rama II in Thailand

Bonchon Chicken (Korean본촌치킨; Hanja本村치킨) is a Dallas-based international Korean 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 Fort Lee, New Jersey.[3] It later spread to California, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, Delaware and Washington state.[4][5][6] The Korean 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 Bryan Shin is currently the CEO.[7]

In 2021, Bonchon moved its global headquarters to Dallas, Texas.[8]

In 2023, Thai artist Vachirawit Chivaaree was announced as the first brand ambassador of Bonchon.[9]




Middle East[edit]

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  1. ^ Moskin, Julia (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. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2018. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "BonChon Chicken to Open at Greenville and Lovers Lane in Dallas". Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Bonchon Korean Fried Chicken restaurant opens in Newark". Retrieved 12 July 2022.
  6. ^ "Bonchon Keeps Growing in Virginia". QSR magazine.
  7. ^ "Bonchon names Bryan Shin its U.S. CEO". Restaurant Business. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  8. ^ "Bonchon Relocates Global Headquarters to Dallas, Texas and Introduces New Fast-casual Restaurant Model".
  9. ^ ""Bonchon" reveals strong growth over the past four years and announces its readiness to conquer 2023". Destination Thailand News. 24 January 2023. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  10. ^ "BonChon at Promenade Bolingbrook". Promenade Bolingbrook. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  11. ^ "Bonchon Cambodia :: The Original Korean Fried Chicken Secret". Bonchon. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  12. ^ "Restaurants Directory - MYANMORE YANGON". MYANMORE. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  13. ^ "Locations". BonChon Chicken Philippines. Retrieved 2022-11-25.
  14. ^ "Bonchon". Bonchon Singapore. Retrieved 2020-12-02.
  15. ^ "Bonchon Thailand". Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  16. ^ "BONCHON VIỆT NAM Trang chủ". Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  17. ^ "Bonchon Australia". Bonchon Australia. Retrieved 2022-10-29.
  18. ^ "Bonchon to double US presence within 5 years". Restaurant Dive. Retrieved 29 July 2023.
  19. ^ "Welcome to Bonchon". Bonchon France. Retrieved 29 July 2023.

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