Fast-Casual chicken restaurant concept, Zaxby’s Franchising, Inc. (ZFI), opened its 700th restaurant on August 17, 2015, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The new restaurant is operated by ZAX, Inc.—the largest franchisee in the Zaxby’s organization—and joined 5 existing Zaxby’s locations that serve the Greater Charlotte area.
“Although Zaxby’s is expanding outside of the Southeast, we’re excited to continue adding locations in the Charlotte market, especially because it’s close to home,” said Zaxby’s co-founder and EVP Tony Townley. “This area has been very good to us, and we’re proud to serve these loyal customers and their communities.”
Zaxby’s is on track to open 80 stores in new and existing markets in 2015, which marks its 25th year in business. The company plans to continue this momentu as it introduces the brand to new regions outside its established Southeast footprint. Zaxby’s currently has locations in 16 states.