The Budlong Southern Chicken embodies the spirit of rock and the soul of southern homestyle cooking. With a perfect balance of heat and flavor, our signature Hot Chicken has earned us a reputation for electrifying tastebuds.
At The Budlong Southern Chicken, we’re on a mission to defy the status quo of uninspiring chicken joints and celebrate what makes us the most exciting Nashville Hot concept in fast-casual. Did you know, every drop of our made-from-scratch sauces is painted on our mouth-watering chicken? That's authenticity in every bite.
The Budlong Southern Chicken introduced its latest menu in collaboration with world-renowned Chef Robert Kabakoff and Craveworthy Brands’ VP of Culinary and Menu Innovation, Becca McIntyre
Chicken is what's for dinner and with the latest growth trends in fast-casual you don't want to miss your opportunity grow with this popular food segment.
We’re not successful unless you are. Franchisees are set up for success from day one with personalized and comprehensive start up assistance and on-going support.
The Budlong Southern Chicken is a powerhouse of flavor with a simple and scalable operation. Thanks to our smaller footprint and emphasis on off-premise dining you have flexibility in your real estate selection. This helps keep initial investments low so you can focus on growing and operating your business.
Consider The Budlong Southern Chicken for your next concept. With prime whitespace available, you can choose your adventure in a wide variety of hot markets across the country. While we’re focused on a few high-growth territories, we are open to discuss any area on the map.Find your territory
Collaborate with the industry experts at Craveworthy Brands and The Budlong. We'll guide your success in one of the hottest food categories in the country. We'll be awarding single and multi-unit locations to franchise partners looking to turn our emerging concept into legendary hot chicken.
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