Church’s Chicken® Opens Eighth Restaurant in Denver

A new Church’s Chicken® has opened in Denver; marking the 13th Church’s for Exelco Inc., which owns all of the Church’s in Denver.

Atlanta, GA, July 20, 2016 --( The greater Denver area is welcoming its newest Church’s Chicken at 4925 N. Federal Blvd. The new restaurant is expected to meet an ever-growing demand in the area for Church’s® signature hand-battered fried chicken, honey-butter biscuits, and home-style sides.

This restaurant also marks the 13th Church’s for Exelco, Inc., which owns all the Church’s restaurants in Denver and five in Laredo, TX, with an affiliate having interest in more than 70 Church’s restaurants in Mexico.

“Denver is a fast growing market,” said Ricardo Longoria, Exelco’s President and CEO, “We’ve experienced success here and are excited to add more locations to help satisfy our ever-increasing fan base.”

“The Longoria family and their group have done an outstanding job bringing Church’s to the greater Denver area,” said Bill Schreiber, Vice President of Worldwide Business Development at Church’s Chicken. “They have been long-time members of the Church’s system, and we value their expertise in the restaurant space as we continue to expand our brand on the domestic front.”

Besides the always-popular menu, the new Federal Blvd. restaurant will also feature the Church’s brand’s new STAR Initiative Design, which includes new interior seating options, new exterior design and color palettes, and contemporary lighting inside and out.

About Church’s Chicken
Founded in San Antonio, TX in 1952 by George W. Church, Church’s Chicken, along with its sister brand Texas Chicken® outside of the Americas, is one of the largest quick service chicken restaurant chains in the world. The brands specialize in Original and Spicy Chicken freshly prepared throughout the day in small batches that are hand-battered and double-breaded, Tender Strips®, sandwiches, honey-butter biscuits made from scratch and freshly baked, and classic, home-style sides all for a great value. Church’s Chicken and Texas Chicken have more than 1,650 locations in 25 countries and global markets and system-wide sales of more than $1 billion. For more information, visit Follow Church’s on Facebook at and Twitter at
Daniella Delgado