Mar 30, 2021

Have a Seat on Our Swing: Open a Bojangles Franchise

If you know us, you love us — our Real Deal Southern Flavor goes back decades and cooks up more loyal loving customers than we can shake a stick at (we prefer to hand out biscuits anyway). We would love for you to make that love official by joining our family of franchisees. Connect with Our…

Feb 02, 2021

You Could Win a Big Bo Xbox Series X

ICYMI, we gave away a custom Xbox Series X (lovingly named the Big Bo Xbox Series X) on Twitter, and folks went wild. And if you aren’t @TheChadSakada, you sadly didn’t win the major prize. But wait! It’s your lucky day because we’re giving away another Big Bo Xbox Series X right now on Twitter. All…

Dec 14, 2020

Highlighting the people and the story behind Bojangles

This year, our followers on LinkedIn had the chance to get to know us a little bit better. As we near the end of 2020, we thought we’d take a look through some of the posts we shared, some of the incredible people behind the Bojangles brand, and some of our franchisees we highlighted. (more…)

Dec 01, 2020

3 Keys To Leading a Franchise Business in 2021

Franchise owners are successful when they’re involved. That means being involved with hiring, restaurant development, operations, and especially employee management. When scaling a franchise, the most important element is your people.  In this article we broke down a few tips and suggestions for leaders in franchise organizations on how to manage and retain employees for the…

Nov 30, 2020

3 things to look for when evaluating a franchisor in 2021

As we look ahead into 2021, a lot of restaurant operators and managers are planning on going into business for themselves for the first time. (more…)

Nov 10, 2020

4 Ways We Support Franchisees

As our CEO Jose Armario says, the executive leadership team members at Bojangles are all first round draft picks. They’re all best in class at what they do.  (more…)

Oct 20, 2020

4 Questions With Our Chief Marketing Officer, Jackie Woodward

Jackie Woodward is our Chief Brand and Marketing Officer at Bojangles. She has more than 30 years of experience as Global Chief Marketing Officer for Krispy Kreme and VP of Marketing for General Mills, MillerCoors and McDonald’s. We sat down with her and asked her a few questions about her background, why she got involved with…

Oct 19, 2020

Exploring Non-Traditional Locations: A Conversation With Keith Haywood

Keith Haywood has worked for his family’s foodservice management business since early in his career after college. When the company decided to expand into airport concepts, he looked for exactly the right franchise to buy, and with thorough exploration, he chose Bojangles. Keith has seen a lot of success over the years expanding into non-traditional markets…

Oct 15, 2020

How to reduce employee turnover at your restaurant

Employees get to understand your culture and how to work with you – that can help you scale faster over time. Not to mention your investment in their training really starts to pay off. Many of our franchisees see strong retention numbers – with some managers staying for 10-20+ years! Here are some insights and suggestions…

Oct 09, 2020

Tips for building a strong franchisor-franchisee relationship

When you get into a franchisor-franchisee relationship, you’re entering a long partnership that will last for decades.  It’s important to do your homework before getting into it – in this article, we’ll break down a few ideas on what franchisors can do to build and maintain strong franchisee relationships. These are also points that franchisees should…

Sep 29, 2020

From 0 to 14 Bojangles Restaurants: A Conversation With Raj and Neil Pathak

Good operations and strong employee management are two of the biggest factors to growing a profitable franchise restaurant business. That’s what Raj & Neil Pathak understood early on. (more…)

Sep 25, 2020

3 Common Challenges to Opening a Successful Franchise (and how to overcome them)

There can be many perks of opening a franchise; built-in brand recognition, the trust of the community, and the ability to replicate a tried and true business model–just to name a few. However, it would be remiss not to mention the potential challenges as well. Investing any amount of time or money into a potential venture…

Sep 18, 2020

What to consider when choosing a franchise opportunity

With thousands of franchises to choose from, it makes sense that careful entrepreneurs might be a little overwhelmed by the abundance of options. It can be difficult to find a franchise that is profitable and aligns with your values. Furthermore, it can be harder still to find a corporation that you can envision working with for…

Sep 14, 2020

4 Franchise Owner Success Stories

Many of our franchise owners are not only successful businessmen and businesswomen – they’re also a key part of the communities they develop in. We wanted to highlight some of their stories, and who they are. (more…)

Sep 10, 2020

Conversations with Franchise Leadership: Meet Jose R. Costa

In this article, we had a chance to chat with Jose R. Costa, Chief Development Officer at Bojangles. You’ll get a sense for his backstory, how he views the brand, what makes Bojangles different, and his thoughts on the franchise community. (more…)

Aug 31, 2020

What kind of support can franchisors give to franchisees?

One of the biggest benefits of partnering with a franchisor is the ability to get franchisor support as you’re building your restaurant. Franchisors can give you the blueprint and the framework you need to successfully build a business, so all you have to execute as an operator. The type of support you can expect depends on…

Aug 24, 2020

Franchise Success Story: Making the Leap from Convenience Stores to Bojangles

Ash, Rajiv, and Lela Dinakaran are a franchise success story – they own 14 Bojangles restaurants across three states (VA, NC, and GA). We had a chance to sit down with them and talk to them about their story – how they got involved in franchising, their secrets to success in the franchising world, the experience…

Aug 13, 2020

Why Bojangles Is An Attractive Chicken Franchise Opportunity

Considering buying a chicken franchise to expand your franchise portfolio? (more…)

Aug 06, 2020

4 mistakes to avoid when buying a franchise restaurant

When you’re buying a franchise restaurant, you enter into a long relationship with the franchisor you’re partnering with – a relationship that’ll last for decades. There are a lot of financial resources that go into it as well – so it’s a decision that’s really important to take your time with and get right. Below, you’ll…

Aug 03, 2020

How to open a successful franchise restaurant

There are a lot of different skills you need to open a successful franchise restaurant, but the biggest one?  Operational experience. Opening a franchise means you’re given a proven blueprint to follow – but you still have to manage a wide range of employees, lead a team, and navigate day-to-day challenges of running a franchise restaurant.…

Apr 28, 2020

This Couple Missed Bojangles So Much, They Made a Drive-Thru

Denver Colorado is great… except there’s no Bojangles in sight. So what do ya do when you’re craving that flavor? Break out your Bojangles French Fry Seasoning and get to work. Tim and Keila reside in Denver and have a strong affinity for Bo Time. Because they couldn’t gather with friends, they figured out another way…

Feb 19, 2020

These Bojangles Cakes are So Epic

You know what they say: If you love something, turn it into cake. Okay, we’re just saying that, but you GOTTA check out these works of art. We’re honored to have a fan base that invites us into their birthday, wedding, and everyday celebrations.   @andreabigz Somebody had a great 13th birthday! That’s a Supreme cake.…

Jan 03, 2020

We tried 7 more hot sauces with our chicken. Check ’em out.

You may remember last January’s spicy blog post where we documented our taste-test of eight hot sauces on our perfectly seasoned chicken. Well, we couldn’t stay away from the heat. So we asked you, our loyal fans, which hot sauces we should try next. And we put them to the test. Here are our takes on seven…

Oct 09, 2019

Have You Taken Part in These Tailgate Traditions?

Tailgating. It’s our favorite part of football season. And some schools do it big. Check out these tailgate traditions from just a few universities in Bojangles territory. University of South Carolina Columbia, SC Home of the… Gamecocks Ever tailgated in a train car? Lucky fans at the University of South Carolina can experience such a feat.…

Sep 30, 2019

Make Your Own Bojangles-Inspired Turkey This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, we’re unable to offer Seasoned Fried Turkeys. We know. It’s a bummer. The good news is you can still have authentic Bojangles flavor in your Thanksgiving meal by using these recipes. Turkey Brine INGREDIENTS 3 cups apple cider 2 cups brown sugar 1 cup kosher salt 3 tablespoons tricolor peppercorns 5 whole bay leaves…

Sep 24, 2019

Win Your At-Home Tailgate

Our love for tailgating and football goes together…well, like chicken and biscuits. Tailgating doesn’t have to be limited to home games in your city, though. Check out our tips on how you can transform your home into a tailgating paradise for your favorite teams’ away games. Grab your favorite teams’ themed Big Bo Box®—now available for…

Sep 24, 2019

The Sizzle is Back!

Can’t get enough of our beloved Pork Chop Griller? We can’t blame you for loving this pork chop seared to sizzling perfection. That’s why we created a ringtone of our famous sizzle. You’ll never be without it! Download through Zedge, or click here to download manually.    

May 03, 2019

Recipe: Chicken Tostadas

In the mood for a fun – and deliciously playful – snack? Grab your favorite Bojangles’® Roasted Chicken Bites™ (or Chicken Supremes® for a little kick), combine with Bojangles’ Cajun Pintos®, and pile high for a one-of-a-kind Bojangles’® Chicken Tostada. The messier the better. (Disclaimer: This item is not served at any Bojangles’ location. Roasted Chicken…