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Golden Chick CEO's Southern slant on quick chicken + QSR packagers' infatuation with fast casual

Released 5/10/2019

Fast Casual (May 10, 2019) When the whole family is your chicken QSR's customer, it's likely you're taking a whole different approach to menu and marketing than some other poultry purveyors on the fast food beat. But, that is indeed the case with the first brand featured on today's podcast, Golden Chick. We'll sit down with the Southern-born and bred brand's CEO Mark Parmerlee to find out about its growing popularity, why it put catfish on the menu and where a whole variety of Southern sides can take a QSR. Then, in the show's second half, Foodservice Packaging Institute President Lynn Dyer stops back in with us following that organization's member survey about what limited-service brand leaders most have on their minds today when it comes to the bags, boxes, bags and, oh yes, straws QSRs use every day. Read more

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