• Assistance with site selection
  • Access to store plan specifications and approved vendors
  • Management training
  • Support for grand opening
  • Operational support
  • Volume purchase pricing for product and packaging
  • Use of Lee’s logo, brand and famous recipes


  • Complete a Preliminary Application and submit it for review.
  • Speak with our New Franchise Development team and request a copy of the Lee’s FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document).
  • Review Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken FDD and complete Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken’s Financial Application Form.
  • Sign your Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken franchise documents and make your initial franchise fee payment.
  • Secure financing (if needed) and identify the equity requirements necessary and select your store site for approval.
  • Finalize real estate and begin the store design selection, permitting and construction process.
  • Complete the Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken training course at one of our Certified Training Centers.
  • Begin the pre-opening process to celebrate the grand opening of your new Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken location.


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