Beloved Chicken and Waffle Restaurant Sweet Chick Partners with Founders Table to Fuel Expansion and Growth

Major investment has Sweet Chick poised for success and growth

NEW YORK, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today’s Sweet Chick, a popular New York based restaurant group, received Series A funding from the Founder’s Table Restaurant Group, parent company of CHOPT Creative Salad Company and Dos Toros Taqueria. The partnership will fund the rapid growth and expansion of Sweet Chick’s presence across New York City, Los Angelesand beyond, as well as completing the transformation of the restaurant into a fast casual model.

Sweet Chick is the 9-year-old gourmet chicken and waffle restaurant of New York which has created a cultural community phenomenon from coast to coast, through grassroots collaborations with local artists and musicians and its presence at some of the biggest festivals across the United States. With an early investment of Nasir Jones and locations in the five boroughs of New York City and Los AngelesSweet Chick has become a beloved treasure in popular culture and the industry go-to who’s who when it comes to chicken.

To meet customer needs during the pandemic, Sweet Chick Founder and CEO, John Seymour, pivoted the restaurant brand to a fast casual, hospitality-focused model with great success. This adaptation is now Seymour’s vision for Sweet Chick’s growth.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Founders Table to take Sweet Chick to the next level,” said John Seymour, CEO and co-founder of Sweet Chick. “Through this partnership and support, we’re looking to open more places to serve our delicious food, strengthen our team, and spread even more love the Sweet Chick way!”

“Sweet Chick has the two ingredients that embody the spirit of Founders Table – innovative food, featuring the best chicken and waffles on the planet, and a unique Founder vision driven by John’s creativity,” said Nick Marais, CEO of Founders Table. “We are excited to be part of their growth.”

About Sweet Chick:
Founded in 2013, the neighborhood’s beloved chicken and waffle restaurant, Sweet Chick, operates on a simple philosophy: great food, a cool vibe, and craft cocktails at a great price. Backed by rap icon Nas, Sweet Chick is loved by music icons and tastemakers as the place to meet up with friends for brunch or a late night dinner. Sweet Chick has locations in New York and Los Angeles. For more information on Sweet Chick, please visit:

About the Founders Table:
Founders Table Restaurant Group launched in January 2020 with a focus on creating, acquiring and growing innovative founder-led restaurant businesses. Chopt Creative Salad Company, Dos Toros Taqueria and Field Trip are part of the Founders Table family of brands. Our vision is for Founders to stay focused on quality food and hospitality, while Founders Table builds the operating platform to further grow businesses. Today, Chopt has 70 locations in major markets, Dos Toros operates 21 locations across the New York metropolitan area and Chicago and Field Trip operates 2 restaurants in New York.

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