I'm sure you've heard the old saying, "some like it hot", well if thats the case then folks in Fairfield County will be real happy, real soon.

Dave's Hot Chicken has just announced that they will be opening up to 8 new franchise locations in southern Connecticut. Now most of the new locations will be located in Fairfield, and New Haven, but as of now, other towns in the state are also in the mix.

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For those who may not be that familiar with Dave's Hot Chicken, according to their website, the chicken actually got it's start in East Hollywood with a simple menu where the chicken is the star. Each tender piece is topped with Dave's own mix of spices ranging from "No Spice", to "The Reaper". Each restaurant also serves sides like homemade kale slaw, mac and cheese, and fries with or without cheese.

Now a good majority of the Dave's Hot Chicken restaurants are located in the west and midwest of the U.S. with a few exceptions, now with this news Connecticut seems like it's going to become the Northeast home to some 8 new franchise's locations.

According to newstimes.com, Chris Johnson, who is an experienced franchise operator, is the man resposible for bringing the hot chicken chain to Connecticut. Johnson has already opened and operated almost 70 Burger King restaurants in Connecticut and several other states.

Johnson is very excited to get the chance to bring Dave's Hot Chicken to Connecticut because he says "they have the best product out there when it comes to chicken, and they have the cooperate team to grow the brand the right way". Johnson was also very intrigued by the hot chicken concept and said "brands like Dave's Hot Chicken don't come around that often, so this was the perfect time to climb aboard".

No time frame or dates for an opening of the locations have been announced yet.

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