Sonoma Chicken Coop
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Welcome to Sonoma Chicken Coop:
Setting the standard for high volume fast casual!

Founded in 2002, Sonoma Chicken Coop is an award-winning, high volume fast casual restaurant. We are committed to delivering an exceptional dining experience each time you visit our restaurant. The name originates from the world famous California wine region and also for our signature rotisserie chicken menu items. Sonoma Chicken Coop offers a variety of specialty foods such as pizza, pasta, entrée salads, sandwiches on house-made bread, steaks, ribs, fish, famous rotisserie chicken as well as chef quality appetizers and desserts. All items are made fresh, from scratch! Enjoy fine cuisine in our charming wine country interior, or dine 'al fresco' on our beautiful patio.

Fast Facts:

  • 4,500-8,000 square feet (including patio)
  • Average unit volumes of over $4.5 million per store (per UFDD earnings claim)
  • Full Bar
  • 50/50 lunch/dinner split

More about our name ... "Sonoma Chicken Coop," was chosen to convey the concept of a restaurant that serves high-quality meals like one might find in Sonoma, with a more casual, light-hearted approach. "Chicken Coop" also reflects our famous rotisserie chicken. Our most loyal patrons often refer to us as "The Coop."

The Opportunity

Sonoma Chicken Coop offers an unmatched franchise opportunity in the fast casual segment. We are accepting applicants from potential franchise partners to help us build upon the success we have established. We've developed a winning concept formula, and the proof is in the numbers.

The following represents an example of the actual sales achieved by two of the existing Sonoma Chicken Coop Restaurants located on East Campbell Avenue in Campbell, California, and on Market Street in San Jose, California, which have been in operation since November 2004 and November 2002, respectively, but we did not include any operating expenses. We are not representing that you can expect to achieve these sales in your first year of operation, or at any time during the term of your Franchise Agreement.

UFDD: Item 19 Earnings Claims

Sales from the Restaurant located in Campbell, California, for the calendar year 2007 totaled $5,084,359.

Sales from the Restaurant located in San Jose, California, for the calendar year 2007 totaled $4,202,892.

The Campbell Restaurant is approximately 14,000 square feet in size, the San Jose Restaurant is approximately 3,500 square feet in size, and both are open seven days a week. The Restaurants offer substantially the same products and services as you will. The figures provided in this Item 19 do not reflect the payment of any continuing fees to us, such as royalties or advertising fund contributions. We do not make any representations about a franchisee's future financial performance or the past financial performance of company-owned or franchised outlets. Please refer to UFDD for full details.


At Sonoma Chicken Coop, the success of our franchisees is our number one priority. We strive to provide our restaurant owners with the systems and resources needed to run a successful business. Below is a broad list of several of the support services you can expect as a Sonoma Chicken Coop franchisee:

  • Construction / Design
  • Franchise Business Consultants
  • Information Technology
  • Management Training
  • Marketing / Advertising
  • On-Site Restaurant Opening Support
  • Operations Services
  • Purchasing & Distribution
  • Real Estate / Site Selection
  • Research & Development


Q: Where are you developing?
A: Sonoma Chicken Coop is partnering with experienced, multi-unit developers nationwide and in select international markets.

Q: Can you share more information on earnings claims?
A: During the franchise application process, you will be disclosed with a full copy of our current Uniform Franchise Disclosure Document, that contains the Item 19 Earnings Claim information.

Q: What real estate support do you provide?
A: Sonoma Chicken Coop has a full real estate system to help you with market analysis, site analysis, lease negotiations, and other tools to help you secure high potential locations.

Q: What types of development opportunities are available?
A: Sonoma Chicken Coop is currently expanding via multi-unit development, and area development agent agreements.

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