Korea-based bb.q Chicken added its 140th U.S. store this week. The store is at 383 3rd Ave., in Manhattan, New York. Established in 1995, as part of parent company Genesis BBQ, bb.q Chicken has 3,500 locations in 57 countries with plans to enter Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Ohio and Oklahoma by the end of 2022.
“We value our partnership with the bb.q family, and our top priority is to provide each of them with the education and training needed to thrive as operators of a bb.q Chicken restaurant,” bb.q Chicken USA CEO Joseph Kim said in the release. “The franchisor thrives when the franchisee thrives. That’s a core value for bb.q Chicken.”