Chicken Express

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Chicken Express
Industry Fast Food
Founded 1988
Benbrook, Texas
Headquarters Burleson, Texas, U.S.
Number of locations
Key people
Richard Stuart, Nancy Stuart, Founders
Products Fried Chicken, Chicken Tenders, and other sides.
Parent Stuart Group Inc.
Chicken Express location in Commerce, Texas

Chicken Express is a regional chain of fast food restaurants[1] concentrated in the Southern United States.


Chicken Express was established in 1988 by Richard and Nancy Stuart's Stuart Group Inc. The first restaurant was opened in 1988 in Benbrook, Texas.

Present day[edit]

The restaurant serves fried chicken,[1] catfish, chicken tenders and side dishes. The chain is also known for their iced tea, which they sell by the gallon. Chicken Express is headquartered in Burleson, Texas and has over 200 locations in Texas, Georgia, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Sandler, Eric (January 23, 2015). "Something to cluck about: Chicken Express plans first Houston-area restaurant". CultureMap Houston. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ Graham, A. Lee (29 August 2014). "Chicken Express debuts Burleson distribution-cold storage warehouse". 

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