is an US fast restaurant chain known for their great variety of fried chicken dishes. The main headquarters of company is situated in Dunwoody, Georgia, United States. As of 2013 records, the company’s revenue was US$ 206 million. There are more than 2,100 people employed by this multinational company in the various parts of the world. In the United States, the company has over 2,600 locations that are situated in 40 states across the country. In addition to that, they have restaurants in more than 30 international nations, such as India, Germany, France, Japan, and Canada. Almost thirty locations are owned by the company, whereas the rest are franchisee locations.
The company operates as the wholly owned subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International, which is multinational fast food holding company based in Oakville, Ontario.
They are hugely popular for the chicken dishes having mild and spicy flavors. The company also serve a huge variety of sides, such as Cajun fries, mashed potatoes, red beans & rice, coleslaw, macaroni & cheese, and Cajun rice.
Other than fried chicken, they also offer chicken & sausage jambalaya and sandwiches. The majority of the combo meals are served with a biscuit, drink or a side order.
The company was established on 12th June 1972 as Chicken on the Run with a single location in Arabi, Louisiana by Al Copeland. They start franchising their restaurants in 1976 and opened more than 500 locations in next 10 years. The present name of the company is inspired by the fictional detective Jimmy Popeye Doyle.