Fastest Growing Restaurant Chain Opening More MA Locations
Two months ago, Dave’s Hot Chicken began to get widely recognized for its incredible expansion. Four childhood friends started it as a pop-up in an East Hollywood, CA parking lot back in 2017. Now it has been called America’s fastest-growing restaurant chain by industry research firm Technomic. Amd there are more locations opening in Massachusetts this year.
NWI Times also reported that Dave’s Hot Chicken plans to open 70 new locations globally. Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai are also part of their expansion. Some serious investors back their efforts to take over the hot chicken industry. A-List celebrities, including Drake, Michael Strahan, Samuel L. Jackson, and Maria Shriver are all named as those who have backed Dave’s so far.
Dave’s Hot Chicken consists of a menu that is concise yet massive in spice variation. Their fried chicken comes in a sandwich (slider) option or tenders. Here’s where things get interesting. You then choose your heat level. This ranges from “no spice” to “reaper,” which is the hottest option, and requires a signed waiver. In between the scale has five additional options.
As for sides, Dave’s also serves crinkle-cut fries, mac and cheese, kale slaw, and pickles.
OKAY, Where Can I Go Try This?
In Massachusetts to date, the fastest-growing restaurant chain already has four locations open. Moreover, there is a fifth location opening tomorrow (July 28). Here is where you can find them all.
- Boston – 10 District Ave
- Chelmsford – 40 Drum Hill Rd
- Framingham – 341 Cochituate Road (opening on 7/28)
- Newton – 141 Needham Street
- Woburn – 300 Mishawum Rd
As for all of New England, a Dave’s Hot Chicken is now open in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
“Dave’s Hot Chicken has one of the greatest origin stories in the restaurant business, with the founders starting Dave’s as a parking lot pop-up restaurant in Hollywood with a portable fryer, and picnic tables from their backyards,” said Bill Phelps, Dave’s Hot Chicken’s CEO.
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