Bojangles strengthens its development team | Nation Restaurant News


Bojangles, one of the nation’s leading restaurant franchises, famous for its chicken, cookies and Southern tea, today announced the appointment of Patricia Halpin, CFE, as the new vice president of corporate growth. ‘company. In his role, Halpin will lead the aggressive expansion of the Bojangles franchise into key regions across the United States.

With more than 20 years of experience in the restaurant business, Halpin was most recently Head of Development for Subway Market Operations (SMO), where she led a team of 25 supporting the development of 7,500 restaurants. Halpin was responsible for market optimization, franchising, renovations and new store growth. Halpin’s professional successes also extend to other development roles for several well-known QSR franchise brands, including Baskin’ Robbins and Dunkin’. While at Dunkin’, Halpin successfully led franchising efforts in new and existing markets in the United States and abroad.

“I am privileged to join the Bojangles development team and will look to build on the momentum already built, as we bring Bojangles to key markets across the country,” said Halpin, Vice President of growth, Bojangles. “I look forward to building relationships with our existing franchisees and adding new operators to our growing brand. We’re looking forward to growing, and I’m excited to dive in and add value to a number of our strategic initiatives. It’s Bo time!”

In his new position at Bojangles, Halpin will report to Director of Brand Development, Byron Chandler.

“The addition of Patricia is an important step as we continue to strengthen our development team to help grow our brand. One of Bojangles’ greatest assets is our roster of talented team members, and the Patricia’s integration exemplifies our commitment to hiring the best team possible,” added Chandler. “I’m sure Patricia will be a wonderful leader and help us bring our Southern flavor to new and existing markets.”

As Bojangles accelerates its development, the brand brings in an industry-leading $1.9 million AUV and offers a strong part of the day in the morning, which accounts for around 40% of sales. Additionally, Bojangles provides franchisees with a variety of prototypes to consider and offers strong real estate support to help identify the right prototype for each location.

Bojangles franchise opportunities remain in regions of the United States, including the Southwest, Northeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and parts of the Southeast.

Applicants must have restaurant and business experience, as well as a minimum net worth of $1.0 million and liquid capital of $500,000. For traditional and non-traditional units, operators who meet the preliminary qualifications can expect an investment ranging from $590,100 to $2,828,500.

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About Bojangles, Inc.

Bojangles, Inc. is a growing, highly differentiated restaurant operator and franchisor dedicated to serving our customers high-quality, mouth-watering meals prepared from our Southern recipes, including breakfast served all day. day, every day. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, NC, Bojangles® serves menu items such as made-from-scratch cookie breakfast sandwiches, delicious hand-breaded bone-in chicken, savory fixins (sides) and Legendary Iced Tea®. Currently, Bojangles has approximately 750 restaurants systemwide in 14 states. For more information, visit or follow Bojangles on Facebook, instagramand Twitter.


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