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MB Chicken Franchise UK

Largest quick serve chicken restaurant & fastest-growing chicken brand in Canada. Canadian Franchise Association’s Franchisees' Choice Award 13 straight years. Recruiting select group of UK partners.

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At a Glance

Established: 1969

UK Presence: Opening in 2024 in Leicester, Belfast and Lisburn. Looking to expand across the UK.

Average start up cost: £425,000

Min personal contribution: AOR

International Presence 250 (50 more planned to open in next 12 months). 2023 openings in Mexico, Pakistan, India, UK and Ireland. Actively targeting USA, Mexico, Spain and Portugal.

Development type: Area Developers and Multi-Unit Franchisees

Franchise Membership: bfa International

Franchise Info

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Canada’s Premier Chicken Quick-Serve Success Story is in the UK!

MB Chicken, (rebranded from Mary Brown's Chicken), the largest premium Canadian quick serve chicken restaurant and fastest-growing chicken brand in Canada, is recruiting a select group of UK partners to be part of the next chapter of our success story.

With 18 consecutive years of same store sales growth and exponential location expansion, our franchise partners benefit from a brand that is proven in Canada and geared for global success.

Our best-in-class menu, including Signature Chicken, Taters (breaded, deep fried potato wedges), Big Mary® Sandwich and Tater Poutine™ and much more, is handcrafted in small batches in each store, uusing premium ingredients and methodologies that have been honed for 50+ years. Our custom-designed proprietary cookers use a higher cooking temperature to deliver juicy, never greasy results, mouth-watering flavour and consistently light golden appearance that no other chicken concepts can duplicate.

At MB Chicken, you join a team of passionate industry professionals who provide leadership and support across all functional areas, including a complete and comprehensive training program with three weeks in a live location, comprehensive pre and post opening on the ground support and a 24/7 online training portal for Franchisees and staff.

What store models are available?

MB Chicken stores are designed to be attractive and functional. Store interiors are bright, trendy and engaging, encouraging Guests to relax and enjoy Mary Brown’s hospitality.

Flagship Store: 2,200-3,200 sq. ft.
A showcase location built in a high visibility premium location for maximum visibility and brand impact. Often one of the first in a country or new market.

Full Store: 1,700-3,000 sq. ft.
Options include Stand-alone with Drive Thru, Stand-alone, In-Line and End Cap.
Investment: £350K - £550K

Express Model: 800-1,000 sq. ft.
With a smaller footprint and a limited menu, the Express model is ideal for universities, airports, sport arenas and other locations where speed and size are key factors.
Investment: £200K - £285K

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MB Chicken’s results speak for themselves:

  • Canada's Best Managed Companies, Gold Level, 2019-2023
  • Canadian Franchise Association’s Franchisees' Choice Award 13 straight years
  • Canadian Franchise Association’s Outstanding Corporate Citizen 2023
  • Foodservice & Hospitality Magazine’s Company of the Year 2022
  • Voted #1 ‘Best Canadian Fast-Food Chain’
  • Big Mary® named Canada’s Best Chicken Sandwich, Daily Hive
  • Canada’s Best Chicken Restaurant, Daily Hive
  • 18 Consecutive Years of Same Store Sales Growth

The brand is poised to replicate these outstanding results on a global scale.

“Strong home office support and proven practices make focusing on delivering the best product and customer experience effortless.” - Russel & Nazreen Pacheco, Franchisees

Ideal Partner/ Financial:

Successful Multi-Unit or Multi-Brand Operators with an experienced team and sufficient capital to rapidly develop an exclusive territory.

Type of development partner: Area Developer / Multi-Unit Franchisee

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