It's Bo Time Again in Greenwood As Bojangles' Opens Its Second Restaurant in the Area
Greenwood, S.C. - Jun. 21, 2011—Bojangles’ opened its second restaurant in Greenwood today at 569 S.C. 72 Bypass. Customers who are already fans of Bojangles’ world-famous chicken, made-from-scratch biscuits and legendary iced tea have eagerly anticipated the restaurant’s arrival. Those in the Greenwood area trying Bojangles’ for the first time are in store for a product and brand they will
The new Bojangles’ will serve all its menu items made fresh all day, seven days a week. The restaurant will serve southern classics with Bojangles’ one-of-a kind flavors, including its World Famous chicken, buttermilk biscuits and biscuit sandwiches, flavorful fixin’s and freshly-steeped iced tea. In addition to individual orders, Bojangles’ also prepares family-sized meals. The 8 pc Tailgate Special includes eight pieces of flavorful chicken, four buttermilk biscuits, choice of two large fixin’s, such as Cajun Pintos®, Dirty Rice®, mac n’ cheese, green beans and Seasoned Fries™ and a half gallon of Bojangles’ legendary iced tea. Twelve-piece and twenty-piece meals are also an option.
Along with serving exceptional food, Bojangles’ is also committed to serving the community by supporting causes like the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since Bojangles’ began working with MDA 12 years ago, the company has supported breakthrough research and other needs by raising more than $1.2 million. In South Carolina, Bojangles’ is also a leading sponsor of the Teacher of the Year program and the founding sponsor of Teacher Appreciation Month. In its second year of the sponsorship, Bojangles’ has raised $20,000 to support teachers and students across the state and has donated more than 4,600 books to District Teachers of the Year’s schools.
Bojangles’ new company-owned restaurant in Greenwood also represents an economic investment in the area. The average investment made by the company for new locations is $1.7 million, and each new store creates an average of 25-35 new jobs. The new Bojangles’ will also affect the local economy through increased tax revenues and by using local companies for recurring needs such as landscaping and repairs.
“Bojangles’ is one of the fastest-growing restaurant brands in the country, and we are committed to continuing our aggressive expansion,” said Bojangles’ President and CEO Randy Kibler. “Bojangles’ is proud to further invest in the Greenwood area, and we look forward to continuing to build our relationship with this great community.”
Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. serves all of its proprietary menu items, such as made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, Legendary Iced Tea®, delicious fixin’s and specially seasoned, never frozen fried chicken. Bojangles’ boasts more than 550 locations in 10 states, primarily in the Southeast, and the District of Columbia as well as three international restaurants. For more information, visit www.bojangles.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
- Elizabeth Baker