Milestones

1991
03
1st Kyochon restaurant opened
1999
10
100th store opened
2002
12
First chicken restaurant accredited for
excellence in service and quality
2003
12
1000th store opened
2004
05
Introduced Kyochon Red Chicken Series
2006
05
Introduced Kyochon Fried Chicken
2007
05
Starting from the 1st restaurant at Serrano in US west coast, Kyochon franchise restaurants are in business in 9 countries as of 2013
2008
07
Introduced Kyochon Salsal Chicken
2009
04
Introduced Kyochon Soy Salsal Chicken
2010
03
Manhattan store opened
04
Introduced Kyochon Honey Chicken Series
2011
04
Introduced Kyochon Wedge Potato
11
Opened Master Franchise in Thailand
11
Introduced natural pulp packaging
2012
05
Opened Master Franchise in Shanghai, China
09
1st chicken cooking contest
10
Introduced no sodium saccharine, no glacial acetic acid in pickled radish
2013
04
Opened Master Franchise in Indonesia
08
MOU with Philippines
11
Opened Master Franchise in Malaysia

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Kyochon Chicken

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Kyochon, as an international enterprise has gone abroad and turned itself into global taste with high standard and limitless possibilities.

2002

June
1st prize in Korea Best Franchise Brand Award
November
The grand prize in Best Enterprise Award
December
Accreditation for excellence in service and quality
December
The grand prize in Excellence Service Award

2003

February
Best Franchise Award by Federation of Korea Trade Unions
November
1st prize in 2003 Brand of the Year by Korea Customers Council
November
The grand prize in Good Enterprise, voted by female customers at Women News
November
No. 1 chicken restaurant in brand awareness by Menupan.com

2004

June
The grand prize in 2004 Korea’s Most Trusted Enterprises by Korea Customers Council
December
The grand prize in 2004 Brand of the Year by Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy (Institute for Industrial Policy Studies)
December
Best chicken restaurant by online vote for Best Restaurants at Menupan.com

2005

January
No. 1 chicken brand voted by customers at Ajumma.com
March
The grand prize in 2005 Most Trusted Enterprises by Korea Customers Council
December
The grand prize in Super Brand Award by the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies

2010

August
Best Brand Award by Customers News

2011

March
The grand prize in CEO of Korea’s Most Creative Business Awardin global division
May
The grand prize in Transparent Management Award by Korea Accounting Association

2013

January
2012 Best Restaurant Award by aT (Korea Agro-Franchises & Food Trade Corporation)
January
2013 Korea’s Best 100 Franchises by MK News
July
Best Franchise Accreditation by Small and Medium Business Administration (for 4 consecutive years)
July
No.1 chicken restaurant in Premium Brand Index by Korean Standards Association (KS-PBI)
October
2013 Brand of the Year (for 11 consecutive years)