Slim Chickens bringing a little bit of Southern hospitality to East Peoria.

Slim Chickens bringing a little bit of Southern hospitality to East Peoria.

Dave Harris, Slim Chickens franchisee and director of operations, is bringing the Fayetteville, Ark.-based franchise, with 26 total locations throughout Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, to Illinois for the first time.

“The past couple of years, it’s really started to take off and create a brand name for itself, and it’s going to be big and up and coming,” said Harris.

Slim Chickens serves a “down home” product that is fresh and “cooked to order.”

“We like to step up our service aspect compared to maybe some other fast, casual restaurants that are out there. We try to go a little above and beyond that you would get at the next door neighbor, you know, give it that kick of Southern hospitality.”

To read the full article click here.