Ken's Food Fair & Shell Express Opens Two More Chester's Sites

Sparky's One Stop opens its 13th chicken unit

ABERDEEN, S.D. -- Ken's Food Fair & Shell Express has added new Chester's Chicken locations in Groton and Ipswich, S.D. Opening after their deli renovations last fall, Ken's Food Fair & Shell Express' now operates four Chester's locations.

"We are happy to be partnering with Chester's to enhance our foodservice offering by bringing in additional delicious menu items. Ken's Food Fair & Shell Express, as always, is focused on providing friendly service and great products for our customers," owner and operator Kevin Fiedler said.

"I encourage everyone to stop by Ken's Food Fair & Shell Express to try the new product offerings and check out the new look in the deli. I am confident the new offerings will be consistent with Ken's history of providing great food and friendly service to their customers," said Bryan Mernaugh, franchise business consultant with Chester's.

Separately, Sparky's One Stop in Churdan, Iowa, recently opened another Chester's restaurant. The chain now operates 13 Chester's locations in Iowa.

"We really associate Chester's brand with growing our business. Chester's has a great product and wonderful sales support," said Cindy Tiefenthaler, operations manager for Sparky's One Stop.

Bryan Mernaugh, franchise business consultant with Chester's, said, "This location has already doubled its sales since opening Chester's. We are very pleased to be a part of their growing operation."

Birmingham, Ala.-based Chester's International LLC is a leader of quick serve restaurant (QSR) concepts with more than 2,000 Chester Fried licensed and Chester's franchised locations. Along with its menu, it offers flexible size and store layout options, training and support. Chester's uses only fresh chicken that is specially marinated and double-breaded using a proprietary family recipe and offers bone-in, tenders and potato wedges as well as sandwiches, wraps, salads, breakfast and sides.