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Meet the Franchise Development Team

Are you searching for a business opportunity that appeals to your sense of community? Do you love to spread joy, enrich lives, and serve others? Chicken Salad Chick is dedicated to doing just that, and we’re looking for individuals who share our commitment to join our Chick Family as franchise owners. If you are financially qualified and interested in a life-changing opportunity to own your own fast-casual chicken salad restaurant, you may find our franchise is perfect for you.

To guide you through the opportunities available, our Franchise Development team—Carrie and Larissa—are ready to connect with you!

Carrie Evans

Director of Franchise Development

Carrie brings 15 years in the franchising industry to Chicken Salad Chick, with strong knowledge and hands-on experience. She previously held the role of director of development for Nothing Bundt Cakes, where she helped the company double its number of locations. Prior to that, she managed franchise sales for Mooyah Burgers, Fries and Shakes, and she held multiple roles during a long-term tenure with CiCi’s Pizza. Carrie’s experience lends itself to many facets of developing a franchise, from awarding franchises to new owners to assisting franchisees with the build-out process and seeing them through the grand opening phase. In addition, she is particularly proficient with building and implementing processes to reinforce the infrastructure of a brand.

Carrie’s Chick Pick: Jalapeno Holly 
Carrie is the Director of Development for Chicken Salad Chick’s Western territory, covering opportunities in the following states: TX, OK, KS, NE, IA, MO, AR, LA, and MS.


Larissa Allsup, Director of Franchise Development

Larissa Allsup

Director of Franchise Development

Larissa brings over 10 years of business development experience to Chicken Salad Chick. She previously held the role of Director of Franchise Development for Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Dallas, TX. While there she not only helped with the domestic growth of the brand but also completed the company’s first international development deal. She enhanced business development standards from the qualification process, moving through negotiations and awarding markets. She is passionate about bringing the right owner/operators on board and continuing to grow with Chicken Salad Chick. Larissa’s prior experience includes business development, sales and marketing.

Larissa’s Chick Pick: Fancy Nancy 
Larissa is the Director of Development for Chicken Salad Chick’s Eastern territory, covering the following states: AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, VA, MD, DE, WV, TN, KY, OH, IN, IL.

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"We’ve absolutely love being part of a brand that values family & relationships along with excellence in service. It’s been such a gift to bring this unique (and delicious!) experience to our own community."

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We’re winning awards & accolades across the franchising world.

  • Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers 2021
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2023
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2022
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2021
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2020
  • Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Ranked 2022
  • Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Top Food 2022
  • Franchise Gator 2021 Top 100
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