Cowboy Chicken Prepares for Growth – Adds Franchise Development Director

Cowboy Chicken Prepares for Growth - Adds Franchise Development Director
Forbes Ranked “Best Franchise to Buy Now” Popular Wood Fired Rotisserie Chicken Brand Names Kathy Davidson as Director of Franchise Development

Cowboy Chicken-Wood Fire Rotisserie, the popular seven-unit Dallas-based fast casual brand, has named Kathy Davidson as their new Director Franchise Development, to prepare for further franchise growth.

Less than a year ago, Cowboy Chicken was chosen “Hot Restaurant Chain to Buy into Now”, by Forbes magazine, and combined with its popularity in Texas for over thirty years, is continuing to grow through franchising.  “We have great candidates interested in opening a Cowboy Chicken that possess a passion for the brand and serving guests and families in a fast-paced environment,”said Sean Kennedy, President, Cowboy Chicken.  “We hired Kathy to develop and implement programs and sales methodologies to help passionate franchisee candidates, whose goals and cultures best match those of Cowboy Chicken, become successful.”

Ms. Davidson most recently served as Manager, Franchise Sales for Church’s Chicken, the international brand with over $1.2 billion in sales per year.  In her new role with Cowboy Chicken, Kathy will be offering development opportunities to experienced restaurant operators throughout the United States.   Franchise candidates, those qualified financially with quick service restaurant experience and multi-unit operators, who will benefit from a thirty-year old brand which is a predictable, measurable and sustainable investment opportunity, are currently being interviewed.

“Cowboy Chicken has been around for 30 years and franchising is a key component to our continued growth,” said Kennedy. “Kat brings a true passion for finding the right franchisees to match our long brand history.”

Since its humble beginnings in 1981, Cowboy Chicken has perfected the taste of chicken on a wood burning rotisserie. For over 30 years, the “down home Cowboys” at Cowboy Chicken have been cooking all natural chicken over a wood burning fire served up with seventeen different fresh homemade sides including the now famous Twice-Baked “Potaters”. Long time favorites are the famous Cowboy Chicken Enchiladas stuffed full of delicious all white meat rotisserie chicken and their amazing Chicken salad sandwiches. Cowboy Chicken also features healthy and delicious fresh salads and sandwiches, grilled skinless chicken breast and nutritious sides such as seasonal fruit, baked Sweet Potato, Green Beans, and Campfire Veggies, which can all be ordered online.  Homemade Southern Blackberry Cobbler or Peach Cobbler finishes off any Cowboy meal and, both their award-winning Chicken Enchiladas and homemade Cobbler have been on the menu since Cowboy’s inception, more than thirty years ago.  Online ordering is available for lunch and dinner, take-out, home delivery and catering services.  Visit Cowboy Chicken at for more information or to order online.

Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1981, Cowboy Chicken is a seven-unit fast casual restaurant chain specializing in real wood-fired rotisserie chicken.  Cowboy Chicken is ranked among the Top Fast Casual Movers & Shakers by, a prestigious restaurant industry award, and was recently chosen number one, “Hot Restaurant Chain to Buy into Now”, by Forbes magazine.  Open for lunch and dinner for dine in; take out, catering, online ordering and delivery. Cowboy Chicken is continuing to grow through franchise opportunities contact us by visiting