Mom’s Touch plans to open 100 stores in the United States by 2025 and branch out to Southeast Asia, the chicken sandwich franchise said Tuesday.
BB.Q Chicken ranked fifth in the 25 fastest-growing restaurant chains in America.
Whether it’s fried, seasoned, steamed or cooked in broth, chicken is one of the most consumed meats in the country. Restaurants that serve chicken are legion, and they go out of business fast.
A two-table fried chicken shop in Gumi, North Gyeongsang, in 1991, Kyochon started trading as a Kospi stock Thursday with a grand plan for global expansion.
Kyochon F&B hopes to use chimaek — the beloved Korean combination of fried chicken and beer — as a springboard to global success, opening more stores overseas and adding products to its domestic portfolio, including its own beer.
Kyochon F&B may become the first restaurant franchise in Korea to be traded on the Kospi after passing the preliminary screening for an initial public offering (IPO), the company announced Friday.