Largest African American Franchisee Will Grow to 50 Stores by year end of 2008.
C.H. James Restaurant Holdings, LLC, announced today it has acquired four additional BURGER KINGÂ® restaurants in Kenosha, WI and the opening of a new BURGER KINGÂ® restaurant at 3167 Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago. As the largest BURGER KINGÂ® African American franchisee, Charles H. â€œChuckâ€ James III, CEO of C.H. James Restaurant Holdings, now owns a total of 48 BURGER KING restaurants and plans, under a development agreement with Burger King, to open 2 more units this year bringing its total to 50 restaurants in greater Chicago, representing a 35% growth rate since inception.
BURGER KINGÂ® named franchisee and greater Chicago resident C. H. James III as one of nine recipients from around the world to receive the distinguished 2007 BURGER KINGÂ® Brand Leadership Award. The award was presented at Burger King Corporationâ€™s Global Convention in Las Vegas to an exclusive group of franchisees who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to the company and their customers.