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Aug 13, 2021
Provided Aug. 13, 2021 Dave's Hot Chicken, a Los Angeles-based street food concept turned fast casual brand, has inked a franchise agreement with Amit Patel to open 14 locations in northern New Jersey. "The New Jersey-New York DMA is very important to our growth. Partnering with an experienced operator with deep community ties like Amit will be key to success in the area," Bill Phelps, CEO of Dave's Hot Chicken, said in a company press release. "I'm thrilled to introduce Dave's Hot Chicken to more new customers throughout the East Coast." As it develops the 400 locations it has in the works, the 4-year-old brand is seeking 2,000-to 2,500-square-feet endcaps and freestanding locations with drive-thru infrastructure a plus. "I've been able to form great, lasting relationships with several members of the Dave's corporate team, which was definitely a big draw for me to the brand. And, the brand has an incredible following of fans who crave the atmosphere and food," said Patel, whose previous experience includes multi-unit ownership of several Buffalo Wild Wings and Blaze Pizza franchises throughout New Jersey. "I think there will be a lot of excitement in North Jersey for Dave's Hot Chicken."