Iconic American restaurant brand, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, will soon serve authentic Louisiana-inspired chicken in South Africa. On July 13, 2017, guests can experience the mouth-watering menu at the first Popeyes restaurant in South Africa, located in the Sandton City food court.
Founded in New Orleans in 1972, Popeyes has more than 40 years of history and culinary tradition. Popeyes distinguishes itself with a unique New Orleans style menu featuring spicy chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp, and other regional items. The chain’s passion for its Louisiana heritage and flavourful authentic food has allowed Popeyes to become one of the world’s largest chicken quick service restaurants with over 2,700 restaurants in the U.S. and around the world.
“We’re very excited to join the Popeyes family and bring the iconic brand to South Africa,” said Jaye Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer for South African based, Siyaghopa Trading Group. “We think our South African guests will love the signature blend of spices and flavours we’ll bring to the table.”
The chicken-loving nation of South Africa can finally enjoy the distinctive flavours of Popeyes fried chicken and tasty Cajun fries. Here are a few facts about Popeyes to get you ready for the grand opening.
Try Popeyes Buttermilk Biscuit. This famous American side will make a great accompaniment to the flovoursome chicken on offer. The delicious and freshly baked biscuit joins a wide selection of authentic Signature Sides available on the local menu.